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The purpose of this study is to inquire if moral judgment competence of students who attended psychology, social work, and psychological counseling and guidance departments differ significantly according to the independent variables of department, gender, year of study (1st or 4th year), age, mother's and father's level of education and place of the longest residency. Participants of the study are first and fourth year students at Hacettepe University. The data were collected via Moral Judgment Abilities Test. The data analysis for pair-wise comparisons and multiple comparisons were done by t-test and ANOVA correspondingly. Students' moral judgment scores did not differ significantly according to gender, year of education, age, mother's level of education, place of longest residency. On the other hand, students' scores of moral judgment did differ significantly according to father's level of education. Students whose fathers had university education scored higher. Findings were discussed in comparison with those of previous studies. Implications of the findings for moral development as well as recommendations for future research were discussed.