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Admission Requirements

Thank you for your interest in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program at the University of Louisville. The following information is provided to aid applicants in deciding whether to apply to our Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program.

Applications

The program accepts new students in the Fall Semester only. Our application deadline is December 1st.

Minimum Scores

Graduate Record Examination (GRE) subtest scores of 60th percentile or higher and minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00. Even very highly qualified applicants may not be admitted because their research interests do not match those of our faculty.

Selection Averages

The Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program is highly selective. The ratio of number of acceptances to the number of applications for the Clinical Psychology Program is 1 in 27. The average credentials for the last 7 classes are shown below:

  • College GPA: 3.63
  • Verbal: 583/155*
  • Quantitative: 609/149*

* New GRE scoring

Admission to our program is based on a number of criteria including:

  • Quality of applicant's academic record
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores
  • Interests in research and clinical work

Funding

Typically, all graduate students in the department are supported for 4 years of study. Sources of funding include fellowships, research assistantships, teaching assistantships, and clinical placements. All carry full tuition remission and health insurance. Graduate teaching assistantship stipends for 2012-2013 are $22,000/12 months. Fellowships ($22,000/12 months) are competitively awarded.

Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data

Click here for a record of the clinical program data.

1. CUDCP's policy for Admissions Offers and Acceptances (pdf)

2. General Information about CUDCP Programs (pdf)

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Please print the Application Instructions (.doc) which will aid you in completing your application. Do not submit the instructions or checklists.

Please complete the Applicant Data Sheets for Submission (.doc).

If you have any questions about the above please contact Carolyn Mask.

 

Carolyn Mask (camask01@louisville.edu)