The purpose of this study was to determine whether couples who drop out of marital therapy prematurely could be predicted. Many couples drop out of therapy before treatment can be effective. If a model could be developed which could quickly identify couples who were at high risk, then more effective treatment could be proscribed. The sample consisted of 474 couples who sought marital therapy at a counseling clinic at BYU. Ninety-five percent of the sample were Mormons. Using a preliminary assessment questionnaire, they tested a number of variables which had been previously identified as related to marital therapy dropout. The study indicated that there were three variables that were significant in accounting for couples who would drop out of therapy. These variables included having less than two children, having a male therapist who conducted intake interviews, a presenting problem relating only to one spouse, and high phobic anxiety scores for husbands. Such a model accurately classified 82% of the couples who dropped out of therapy.