Happiness includes cognitive and affectionate evaluations individuals done about themselves and their lives. Among factors effective on happiness one is efficient coping style. Purpose of the present research is to study the relationship between efficient and inefficient coping styles, referring to others and happiness. To do so, a sample of 361 (198 male and 163 female) of the universe including male and female students was selected by simple-random and multiphase-cluster sampling method. Data collection tools were happiness and coping styles questionnaires. Data analysis (t test; test of correlation coefficient significance) delineated that there is positive significant and negative significant relationship between happiness, efficient coping styles and referring to others in level of P Key words: happiness, coping styles, university students.
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