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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Department of Psychology

Charlotte, NC

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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Industrial/organizational psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health psychology
(Graduate Certificate) Cognitive science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 6
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

332
Applied
47
Accepted
28
Enrolled
14%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, GMAT, MAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements At least 18 hours of coursework in psychology including introductory psychology and research methods, undergraduate course in statistics, transcripts of all academic work attempted since high school including evidence of the completion of a bachelor's degree, at least three references, personal statement, resume or curriculum vitae
Additional Entrance Requirements Enrolled and in good standing in a graduate degree program at UNC Charlotte, or have minimum GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate courses

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 523
TOEFL IBT score: 70
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

73
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.48%
Black or African American 5.48%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8.22%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
566,594

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Eric Heggestad
Interim Chair
Phone: 704-687-1315

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