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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Department of Psychology and Child Development

San Luis Obispo, CA

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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Overview

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo / Department of Psychology and Child Development is located in San Luis Obispo, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
28
Accepted
13
Enrolled
47%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.18%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.06%
Unknown 9.09%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 1
Male (3)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Eating disorders, mood disorders, neuropsychology, forensic psychology, group therapy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA  93407
United States
Contact Dr. Lisa Sweatt
Graduate Coordinator
Email: lsweatt@calpoly.edu
Phone: 805-756-6123

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