Applications are reviewed in terms of five sources of information, although performance related to any one source is not sufficient to assure or deny admission. Applicants are assumed to have substantial training in psychology at the undergraduate level with a minimum of 18 hours of credit in psychology, including introductory statistics. Applicants may be required to complete additional courses following matriculation in order to satisfy these basic requirements.
The application procedure includes submission of:
- A transcript showing the completion of an undergraduate major or minor in psychology
- Graduate Record Examination (verbal and quantitative tests)
- Three letters of recommendation
- A professional statement describing academic interests and professional goals
- The Department of Psychology admission application
Students are admitted only during the fall semester each year. The deadline for receipt of all application materials is December 15.
It is the policy and commitment of the Department of Psychology not to discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national origin, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or Veteran status in its educational programs, student programs, admissions, or employment policies. The Department of Psychology complies with all requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the 1972 Amendments, Executive Order 11246 as amended, Section 504 or the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Civil Rights Act of 1991and all other pertinent state and federal regulations.