Department of Psychology College of Arts and Sciences American University

Department of Psychology College of Arts and Sciences American University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
78%
22%
student ratio
107
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Not Reported
fall application deadline
12%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Certificate
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Clinical Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 38
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

12% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 560
    • Accepted 71
    • Acceptance Rate 12
    • Enrolled 35
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • 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, statement of purpose, and transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts, and resume, interview (RCN)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students107
    • Female Percentage78%
    • Male Percentage22%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students107
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Full-time Percentage91%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian53%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown29%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage79%
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Female Percentage39%
    • Male Percentage61%

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. David Haaga

Department Chair

Phone: 202-885-1718
Fax: 202-885-1023
Email: ahrens@american.edu

Ms. Kathy Clowery

Associate Director, Graduate Admission

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-2429
Email: clowery@american.edu


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