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

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

Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
67%
33%
student ratio
135
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
11%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Social Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Clinical Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Cognitive, Developmental And Social Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Behavioral And Cognitive Neuroscience Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Industrial And Organizational Psychology Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 24
    • Doctoral Degrees 18
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

11% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 397
    • Accepted 44
    • Acceptance Rate 11
    • Enrolled 25
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 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, admission to Graduate School, minimum undergraduate upper-division cumulative GPA of 3.0, courses in introductory psychology and statistics, and two letters of recommendation, professional statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, admission to Graduate School; bachelor's, and master's, or other advanced degree; 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, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students135
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students135
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty45
    • Full-time Percentage82%
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNeuroscience, including functional cognitive imaging, neural physiology, behavioral pharmacology, and neurobehavioral teratology; cognitive and neurochemical processes associated with aging, drug addiction and neurological disorders to studies of the neural circuits that underlie learning, emotion, and weight regulation; the life-long developmental plasticity of the neurobiological processes of behavior; neuropsychology; child clinical psychology; health psychology; community psychology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,103,958

Location & Contact

Department of Psychology

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Boris Baltes

Chair/Professor

Phone: 313-577-2800
Fax: 313-577-7636
Email: b.baltes@wayne.edu

Ms. Alia Allen

Academic Services Officer

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


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