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Applying to the M.A. and Ph.D. Programs

department of psychology

Application Materials

For application materials or further information about admission into either our master's or doctoral program, please direct inquiries to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

  • Official copy of your transcript from all post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • GRE General and Psychology subject tests (The Psychology subject test is optional.)
  • Personal Statement: Indicate your motivation for pursuing graduate study in psychology. Describe your background, including any relevant research experience, and indicate the kinds of research topics you wish to explore in graduate school. We encourage students to visit our website, read about our faculty and their research areas, and indicate which faculty they would like to work with, if admitted to our program.

All materials must be received by the deadline for the program you wish to enter. The Ph.D. application deadline is December 15. The M.A. application deadline is February 1.