88
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Rutgers University–New Brunswick / Program in Psychology is located in Piscataway, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Interdisciplinary health psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Behavioral neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive psychology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

396
Applied
22
Accepted
16
Enrolled
6%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

88
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
84%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Learning and memory, behavioral ecology, hormones and behavior, psychopharmacology, anxiety disorders
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 65 Davidson Road
Room 202
Piscataway, NJ  08854-8097
United States
Contact Dr. Gretchen B. Chapman
Phone: 732-445-4636