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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Psychology

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Psychology is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 16

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

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

580
Applied
35
Accepted
18
Enrolled
6%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
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: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

90
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.22%
Black or African American 4.44%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.22%
Asian 11.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7.78%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 10
Male (22)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Reading, neuroimaging, behavioral medicine, early development and adolescence, communication and relationships
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
15,416,027

Location & Contact

Address 3137 Sennott Square
210 S. Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Julie Fiez
Chair
Email: fiez@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-7078
Fax: 412-422-9149

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