West Chester, PA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
68%
32%
student ratio
84
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
62%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Industrial/Organizational Psychology Certificate [Industrial and Organizational Psychology ]
    • Clinical Psychology Doctor of Psychology (Psy D) [Clinical Psychology ]
    • Psychology Master of Arts (MA) [general psychology]
      Master of Arts (MA) [industrial/organizational psychology]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 47
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and year-long pre-doctoral internship
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

62% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 125
    • Accepted 78
    • Acceptance Rate 62
    • Enrolled 42
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0 overall, psychology 3.25; three letters of reference
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or graduate 3.3; three letters of reference; curriculum vitae; completion of courses (at the undergraduate level) in abnormal/clinical psychology, personality, and research methods, and statistics; professional goals statement
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL or IELTS

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 availableScholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students84
    • Female Percentage68%
    • Male Percentage32%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students84
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Full-time Percentage67%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races-1%
    • Unknown or International Student4%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchChild and adolescent mental health, trauma, stress, coping and resilience, preventative interventions workplace stress, organizational leadership, eating disorders, several other areas including diversity, cognition, and animal behavior
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Psychology

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA 19383
United States

Dr. Sandra Kerr

Chairperson

Phone: 610-436-2945
Email: skerr@wcupa.edu

Dr. Angela Clarke

Director of Clinical Training, Clinical Psychology PsyD Program

Phone: 610-436-3136
Email: aclarke@wcupa.edu


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