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Department of Psychology College of Arts and Sciences American University

  • Washington, DC
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 79%21%
    student ratio
  • 118
    total students
  • $25,920 | $25,920
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • 20%
    acceptance rate
  • 6 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Psychobiology Of Healing Certificate
    • Clinical Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [psychology]
    • Psychology Master of Arts (MA) [general psychology]
      Master of Arts (MA) [personality/social psychology]
      Master of Arts (MA) [experimental/biological psychology]
    • Behavior, Cognition, And Neuroscience Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [psychology]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 22
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 2
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and tools of research
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 519
    • Accepted 108
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 31
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$25,920
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,920
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$430.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students118
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students118
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian53%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown30%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty30
    • Full-time Percentage73%
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAnxiety disorders, cognitive assessment, neuropsychology, conditioning and learning, psychopharmacology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Psychology

College of Arts and Sciences
American University

Asbury Hall, Room 321 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 22016-8062
United States

Dr. Anthony Riley

Chair

Phone: 202-885-1720
Fax: 202-885-1023
Email: alriley@american.edu

Ms. Sara Holland

Senior Administrative Assistant

Phone: 202-885-1717
Fax: 202-885-1023
Email: holland@american.edu



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