The thesis is devoted to the study of the relationship of psychological loneliness and coping strategies. The theoretical aspects of psychological loneliness and coping behavior are considered. The results of an empirical study of the relationship between indicators of loneliness and the choice of coping strategies for first-year students are presented. In a study on the level of subjective feelings of loneliness, subgroups of psychologically single and non-single students were identified. The main types of loneliness are established, which are often experienced by first-year students - dissociated and alienating loneliness. Described rating preferences coping strategies for students. Significant differences in the choice of coping strategies among psychologically single and non-single students are revealed. With the help of the correlation analysis, significant correlations of the scale of the general experience of loneliness, dependence on communication, positive loneliness with coping strategies such as self-control, the search for social support, positive revaluation have been recorded. The authors conclude that students tend to more often choose reasonably effective coping strategies. There is a link between the level of psychological loneliness and coping behavior, coping - strategies. The connection of the search for social support with various aspects of loneliness was especially evident.