129
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Department of Psychology is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 17
Doctoral Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

987
Applied
40
Accepted
22
Enrolled
4%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 11th December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

129
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

73
Total faculty
Full-time (44)
Part-time (29)
Male (35)
Female (38)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Expressed emotion, cognitive development, social cognitive neuroscience, human memory personality
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
770,238

Location & Contact

Address CB# 3270
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3270
United States
Contact Donald Lysle
Chair
Phone: 919-962-3993