Department of Psychology College of Arts and Sciences American University

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Behavior, Cognition, And Neuroscience (Phd); Clinical Psychology (Phd); Psychobiology Of Healing (Certificate); Psychology (MA).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis Or Alternative; For Doctorate, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis/Dissertation, Tools Of Research.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test; For Doctorate, GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, 3 Letters Of Recommendation. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 27. 519 Applicants, 21% Accepted, 31 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
73 Full-Time (61 Women), 45 Part-Time (32 Women); Includes 15 Minority (5 African Americans, 8 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 2 Hispanic Americans), 5 International.


22 Full-Time (8 Women), 8 Part-Time/Adjunct (5 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
Fellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, Tuition Waivers (Full And Partial), And Unspecified Assistantships Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 2/1.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Anthony Riley
Asbury Hall, Room 321, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 22016-8062
Phone: 202-885-1720
Fax: 202-885-1023

Contact Info
Sara Holland
Senior Administrative Assistant
Asbury Hall, Room 321, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 22016-8062
Phone: 202-885-1717
Fax: 202-885-1023

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