71
Students
Urban setting
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Setting
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Overview

The Catholic University of America / Department of Psychology is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Juris Doctor (MA/JD)
Master of Arts (MA) Human factors
Master of Arts (MA) General psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human development psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied experimental psychology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

183
Applied
48
Accepted
21
Enrolled
26%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th July 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

71
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.04%
Black or African American 5.63%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 12.68%
Unknown 2.82%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time (11)
Part-time (9)
Male (11)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Clinical psychology, applied cognitive science, psychopathology, cognitive neuroscience, psychotherapy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
243,144

Location & Contact

Address Cardinal Station
Washington, DC  20064
United States
Contact Dr. Marc M. Sebrechts
Chair
Email: sebrechts@cua.edu
Phone: 202-319-5750
Fax: 202-319-6263