City College


Information for 2020-2021 admissions cycle will be posted in June 2020. 

Applicant Prerequisites

- 15 credits in psychology (typically satisfied by 5 classes of 3 credits each). Of these there must be at least 1 semester of Statistics AND 1 semester of (laboratory) Experimental Psychology
- Applicants who did not pursue psychology as an undergraduate can either enroll in a post-baccalaureate programs or take the required courses at a university that accepts non-matriculated students.


Students may enter the program with an undergraduate major in Psychology or in another field. A Masters in Psychology (or other field) is not a prerequisite for acceptance. Acceptance is based on assessment of the applicant's overall record and clinical acumen. Particular attention is given to the applicant's academic record (i.e. GPA) and past experiences (i.e. professional research or clinical experience). Please contact the admissions coordinator, Rona Tarazi, at  

Our Student Body

Our students come from a wide range of backgrounds but share a passion for social justice, for clinical work, and for scholarship. Many of our students are drawn to the strong representation in the program of psychodynamic practice, theory, and research, but their interests are diverse and the training students receive reflects the full range of important viewpoints in our field.

Admissions Coordinator

For questions about admission to the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program that are not answered by this website, please contact the admissions coordinator, Rona Tarazi, at " rel="nofollow"> . If you are unable to use e-mail, you may also call 212-650-5667.


Application Components


Online Application