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Western Kentucky University

Department of Psychology

Bowling Green, KY

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Western Kentucky University

Overview

Western Kentucky University / Department of Psychology is located in Bowling Green, KY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Specialist in Education (Ed S) School psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Experimental psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Clinical psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Industrial/organizational psychology
Master of Arts (MA) General psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Other Advanced Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

128
Applied
42
Accepted
30
Enrolled
33%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline Not reported September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 555
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

83
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.41%
Black or African American 7.23%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 5
Male (10)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neural regeneration, enhancing mobility in the elderly, improvement in visual processing in older adults, lifespan development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
174,424

Location & Contact

Address 1906 College Heights Boulevard
Bowling Green, KY  42101
United States
Contact Dr. Steven Haggbloom
Phone: 270-745-0111

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