Pullman, WA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
92%
8%
student ratio
25
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 10
fall application deadline
35%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Prevention Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

35% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 20
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 35
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 10th January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, bachelor's or master's degree in prevention science related field (e.g., communication, educational psychology, human development, nursing, psychology, sociology); written statement specifying qualifications, and educational goals, and career objectives; official copies of all college transcripts; three letters of reference
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, IELTS required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students25
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students25
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Full-time Percentage76%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian52%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races8%
    • Unknown or International Student24%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPrevention science, program implementation and dissemination, drug and alcohol prevention, health communication, equine assisted interventions, obesity prevention, health promotion in emerging adulthood, family processes, disenfranchised youth, rural poverty, adolescent sexuality, cultural competency, community collaborations, parent-child relationships, healthy aging
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$551,000

Location & Contact

Department of Human Development

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences
Washington State University

PO Box 644852
Pullman, WA 99164-4852
United States

Dr. Thomas Power

Chair/Director of Prevention Science Program

Phone: 509-355-8439
Fax: 509-335-2456
Email: tompower@wsu.edu

Graduate School Admissions

Phone: 800-GRADWSU
Fax: 509-335-1949
Email: gradsch@wsu.edu


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