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Virginia Commonwealth University

Department of Psychology

Richmond, VA


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Virginia Commonwealth University


Virginia Commonwealth University / Department of Psychology is located in Richmond, VA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology Behavioral medicine
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology Clinical child psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counseling psychology

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans


Focus of faculty research: Biopsychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, developmental psychology, health psychology, social psychology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 901 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA  23284-9005
United States
Contact Dr. Wendy Kliewer
Phone: 804-828-1193
Fax: 804-828-2237