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Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Admission Criteria

Application Deadline

All application materials must be received by December 1, 2017. Students are admitted for the Fall semester and on a full-time basis only.

Applicant Brochure PDF 
Our 2018 Applicant Brochure can be found here

Program Data PDF 
Tables regarding Time to Completion, Program Costs, Internship Data, and Student Attrition can be found here.  

Degree Program

Application Requirements

  1. Application
  2. Official transcripts
    • Applicants must have at least a baccalaureate degree with above-average performance in psychology courses.
  3. Entrance examinations
    • Acceptable scores on Graduate Record Examination
    • International students are required to document English proficiency by providing scores from an internationally accepted standardized examination before a decision is made on admission.
  4. Grade Point Average
    • Minimum of 3.0 on 4.0 scale (3.0 in psychology coursework)
  5. Personal statement (see Clinical Applicant Brochure)
    • Write a statement of purpose that provides a statement of your career objectives and interests in clinical psychology. Please read the section entitled "Philosophy of Research Training" in Clinical Psychology Applicant brochure before preparing your personal statement.
  6. CV (see Clinical Applicant Brochure)
  7. Three letters of recommendation (see Clinical Applicant Brochure)
    • The references should be from professors and other research and clinical supervisors who can comment in detail about your qualifications for graduate study in clinical psychology and who have agreed to serve as professional references.

Application Fee

$50 for domestic applicants; $40 for international applicants


All students accepted to the program are provided assistantships currently funded at a minimum of $12,000 and tuition scholarships for educational fees for two years. Subsequently, other options are available.

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