How to Apply

The application deadline is December 1

Applicants should have a strong science background, typically including experience with hands-on empirical research and statistical analysis. Students are admitted on a competitive basis, which includes evaluation of previous academic records, research experience and match with perspective advisors, recommendations, and results of the Graduate Record Examination.

The general requirements for admission to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences apply to candidates for admission to the Psychology PhD program.

The Department of Psychology requires all application materials to be submitted by December 1 including letters of recommendation, test scores, and transcripts in order for your application to be given consideration. Please plan to submit your application far enough in advance to ensure that all your supporting materials will be attached to your application prior to the deadline.

To apply for the program, you need to submit: