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Department of Psychology College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Wayne State University

  • Detroit, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 67%33%
    student ratio
  • 140
    total students
  • $12,788 | $28,243
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 15
    fall application deadline
  • 12%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Industrial And Organizational Psychology Master of Arts (MA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Behavioral And Cognitive Neuroscience Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Clinical Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Cognitive, Developmental And Social Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 21
    • Doctoral Degrees 13
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and training assignments
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

12% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 417
    • Accepted 54
    • Acceptance Rate 12
    • Enrolled 30
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 15th May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline October 15th September 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline March 15th January 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum undergraduate upper-division cumulative GPA of 3.0, courses in introductory psychology and statistics (for industrial and organizational psychology)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, bachelor's, master's, or other advanced degree, and at least three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, TWE recommended, 6 TWE paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$12,788
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,243
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,367.00
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students140
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students140
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Full-time Percentage81%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchClinical neuropsychology, high risk factors in development, human aging and neuroscience, industrial/organizational psychology, health psychology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,396,320

Location & Contact

Department of Psychology

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Douglas Whitman

Chair

Phone: 313-577-2803
Fax: 313-577-7636
Email: dwhitman@wayne.edu

Alia Allen

Academic Services Officer

Phone: 313-577-2823
Email: aallen@wayne.edu



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