Application Instructions

Please carefully follow the application procedures listed below and those outlined by the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies. You are responsible for ensuring that your application is complete and all materials are received by the deadline (December 1st) by both the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies and the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Please keep in mind that it may take up to a week for the department to access materials after being submitted to the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies.

 

School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies

The following materials must be submitted to the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies*:
1.  Application Form
2.  Application Fee
3.  Transcript(s)
4.  Test Scores
5.  Three Recommendation Letters
*There are additional requirements for international students.

The online application and directions can be found at http://graduate.louisville.edu/apply/ .

The above materials must be submitted to:
Graduate Admissions
School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
gradadm@louisville.edu


Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences

The following materials are required for your application and must be submitted to the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences:
1.  Applicant Data Sheet (pdf)
2.  Current Curriculum Vitae

The above materials must be submitted (via email) to:
Maggie Leahy
Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences
University of Louisville
maggie.leahy@louisville.edu

 


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the institution code that I should have my GRE scores sent to?

The University of Louisville's institution code is 1838.

Are personal statements and/or writing samples required?

Personal statements and short writing samples are not required but will be accepted if sent with your Applicant Data Sheet and CV to the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences.

Is the GRE subject test required?

No, the psychology subject test is not required for your application. Verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing scores are required.

I entered contact information in the SIGS online application for those writing me letters of recommendation. Why have they not been contacted yet?

Recommenders will not receive a request to submit their letter until your application fee has been paid in full.

Where should my transcripts be sent?

You should submit official copies of all transcripts to the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (SIGS). DO NOT send any transcripts to the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences. Any transcripts sent to the department will be considered unofficial.

When will applicants be contacted for interview invitations?

Interview invitations are extended as soon as possible. Typically, we contact applicants with invitations in the first two weeks of January.

When will applicants be contacted with admissions decisions?

Typically, we will contact applicants to inform them of their status anytime between the end of March and mid-April.

When are interviews held?

Interview dates change each year. However, they are typically held in the last two weeks of January.