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University of South Carolina

Department of Psychology

Columbia , SC

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University of South Carolina

Overview

University of South Carolina / Department of Psychology is located in Columbia, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Experimental psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical/community psychology Clinical/community psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Experimental psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) School psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Clinical/community psychology General psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

260
Applied
32
Accepted
12%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

106
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.83%
Black or African American 10.38%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.77%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (74%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 4
Male (23)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Developmental cognitive neuroscience, alcohol and drug addictions, reading and language processing, child and family, prevention
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,200,000

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. John E. Richards
Phone: 803-777-7000

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