59
Students
Suburban setting
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Setting
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Overview

Brigham Young University / Department of Psychology is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive and behavioral neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Publishable paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

49
Applied
16
Accepted
10
Enrolled
33%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 31
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

59
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.69%
Black or African American 3.39%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.69%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.69%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

47
Total faculty
Full-time (31)
Part-time (16)
Male (32)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Psychotherapy process, Alzheimer's disease/dementia, psychology and law, health, psychology, addiction
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
711,243

Location & Contact

Address 1001 SWKT
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Dawson Hedges
Chair
Email: dawson_hedges@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-6357
Fax: 801-422-0602