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Howard University

Department of Psychology

Washington, DC

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Overview

Howard University / Department of Psychology is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Developmental psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neuropsychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Personality psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Experimental psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 7

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 General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

202
Applied
35
Accepted
17
Enrolled
17%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5, bachelor's degree in psychology or related field
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

85
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.18%
Black or African American 83.53%
White or Caucasian 11%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Personality and psychophysiology, educational and social development of African-American children, child and adult psychopathology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2400 Sixth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20059-0002
United States
Contact Dr. Jules Harrell
Phone: 202-806-6100

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