Division of Psychology Chestnut Hill College

Division of Psychology Chestnut Hill College

Philadelphia, PA
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
2 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Clinical And Counseling Psychology Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) [addictions treatment]
      Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) [child and adolescent therapy]
      Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) [marriage and family therapy]
      Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) [trauma studies]
      Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) [treatment of autism spectrum disorders]
      Master of Science (MS) [addictions treatment]
      Master of Science (MS) [child and adolescent therapy]
      Master of Science (MS) [marriage and family therapy]
      Master of Science (MS) [trauma studies]
      Master of Science (MS) [treatment of autism spectrum disorders]
    • Clinical Psychology Doctor of Psychology (Psy D) [marriage and family therapy]
      Doctor of Psychology (Psy D) [psychological assessment]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 121
    • Doctoral Degrees 21
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 7
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


53% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 291
    • Accepted 157
    • Acceptance Rate 53
    • Enrolled 85
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st July 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, writing sample, letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, master's degree in counseling/clinical psychology or closely-related field, official transcripts, letters of recommendation, and statement of professional goals, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE General Test, official transcripts, letters of recommendation, and statement of professional goals, writing sample
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 500 paper-based), IELTS (mnimum score 6.0), or TWE (minimum score 22)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableGraduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students336
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students336
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Full-time Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown12%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty46
    • Full-time Percentage24%
    • Part-time Percentage76%
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLifespan development, trauma and sexual abuse, cultural diversity, family psychology and family therapy, psychodynamic therapy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Division of Psychology

Chestnut Hill College

9601 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118-2693
United States

Dr. Cheryll Rothery


Phone: 215-248-7023
Fax: 215-248-3619
Email: rotheryc@chc.edu

Ms. Amy Boorse

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 215-248-7097
Fax: 215-248-7161
Email: gradadmissions@chc.edu

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