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Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data

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Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data

 


Time to Degree Completion for Students Entering the Program

 

Incoming students are now able to complete their coursework in three, rather than four years. This allows students to concentrate on their dissertations in the fourth year. Students are expected to select dissertation mentors by the end of their third year, and must have an approved dissertation proposal prior to applying for internship.

Please see the following tables for detailed information about time to completion, program costs, internship match rates, and program attrition.

 

Time to Completion - Table 1 (2007-2012):

Outcome

Year in which Degrees were conferred

2007-2008

2008-2009

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012

2012-2013

Total number of students with doctoral degrees conferred on transcript

11

6 12 13

14

15

Mean number of years to complete the program

9

7.8 8.8 8.5

9.2

8

Median number of years to complete the program

7.7

7.4 8.3 7.1

7.9

6.7

Time to Degree Ranges

N

%

N

N

N

%

Students in less than 5 years

0

0 0 0

0

0

Students in 5 years

0

0 0 1

0

2

Students in 6 years

3

0 2 4

3

6

Students in 7 years

3

4 3 4

4

0

Students in more than 7 years

5 2 7 4

7

7

 

Time to Completion - Table 1 Cont. (2013-2017):

Outcome

Year in which Degrees were conferred

2013-2014

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

 Total 

Total number of students with doctoral degrees conferred on transcript

14

11

16

11 16

97

Mean number of years to complete the program

7.4

7.5

7.5

6.9 6.7

7.92

Median number of years to complete the program

7.1

7.1

6.9

6.4 6.1

7.08

Time to Degree Ranges

N

%

N

N

N

%

Students in less than 5 years

0

0

0

0 0

0

Students in 5 years

0

1

2

1 4

10

Students in 6 years

6

3

6

5 6

35

Students in 7 years

3

2

4

2 2

17

Students in more than 7 years

5

5

4

3 4

37

 

 

Also, policies that allow students to enter with credit for prior graduate work, and the expected implications for time to completion, are described below.

Only Psychology graduate-level credits, either Master's or PhD-level, with a B- grade or better are transferable to our Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. The maximum number of graduate credits that can be transferred is 15 credits.  Students who transfer 15 credits will only need to complete 75 credits of course work rather than the 90 credits required; transfer credits are always at the discretion of the Program Director. Should the student be permitted to transfer the maximum 15 credits, it would reduce their completion of their course work by one full semester. 

 

The Program Costs

Thanks to the remarkably generous contributions of both private donors and alumni, the Clinical Program is able to provide significant financial aid to its admitted students. Especially in the first year in the Program, when tuition is at its highest, the Program will guarantee to cover most, if not all, of your in-state tuition expenses, and will make every effort to provide further assistance if you are an out of state or international student. While financial aid is not guaranteed in subsequent years, we make it a top priority to work with you in providing some combination of stipends, work study, teaching assistantships and, in your later years of the Program, Clinical Fellowships. Tuition aid in years 2-5 of the program is in large part based on financial need, so advanced students interested in financial aid will need to complete a short financial aid form each year. Should you be invited to interview for the Program, please feel free to contact our DCT, Steve Tuber, to discuss your financial aid situation.
 
 

Description

2017-2018 1st-year Cohort Cost

Tuition for full-time students (in-state)

$9,640

Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state)

$28,050

Tuition per credit hour for part-time students (if applicable)

N/A

University/institution fees or costs

$182.20

Additional estimated fees or costs to students (e.g. books, travel, etc.)

$2,165

Internships

A year-long Internship in Clinical Psychology is required for the doctorate. The Doctoral Program has an excellent internship record (see following Tables):

 
Internship Placement - Table 1 (2007-2012):

Outcome   

  

Year Applied for Internship

2007-2008

2008-2009

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012 

2012-2013

N

N % N % N % N % N %

Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships

12

92

9

82

9

69

14

70

12

92

7

78

Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA accredited

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Students who obtained other membership organization internships (e.g. CAPIC) that were not APA/CPA-accredited

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Students who obtained internships conforming to CDSPP guidelines that were not APA/CPA-accredited 

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Students who obtained other internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited 

0

0

1

9

2

15

2

10

0

0

1

11

Students who obtained any internship

12

92

10

91

11

85

16

80

12

92

8

89

Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process

13

-

11

-

13

-

20

-

13

-

9

-

 
Internship Placement - Table 1 Cont. (2013-2017):

Outcome   

  

Year Applied for Internship

2013-2014 

2014-2015 

2015-2016 

2016-2017 

2017-2018

N

N

N

%

N

 %

N

%

Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships

14

82

13

93

15

100

11

100

8

100

Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA accredited

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Students who obtained other membership organization internships (e.g. CAPIC) that were not APA/CPA-accredited

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Students who obtained internships conforming to CDSPP guidelines that were not APA/CPA-accredited 

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Students who obtained other internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited 

1

6

1

7

0

0

0

0

0

0

Students who obtained any internship

15

88

14

100

15

100

11

100

 

100

Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process

17

-

14

-

15

-

11

-

8

-

 
Internship Placement - Table 2 (2007-2012):

Outcome   

  

Year Applied for Internship

2007-2008

2008-2009

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012

2012-2013 

N

N % N % N % N %

N

Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process

13

100

11

100

13

100

20

100

13

100

9

100

Students who obtained paid internships

12

92

9

82

9

69

14

70

12

92

7

87

Students who obtained half-time internships

0

0

1

9

1

8

3

15

0

0

1

11

Internship Placement - Table 2 Cont. (2013-2017):

Outcome   

  

Year Applied for Internship

2013-2014 

2014-2015  

2015-2016 

2016-2017

2017-2018  

N

N

%

N

 %

N

%

N

 %

Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process

17

100

14

100

15

100

11

100

8

100

Students who obtained paid internships

14

28

13

93

15

100

11

100

8

100

Students who obtained half-time internships

1

6

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

To learn more about our current class of interns, click here.

 

Attrition

 
Internship Placement - Table 1 (2007-2012):

Variable  

  

Year of First Enrollment

2007-2008

2008-2009

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012 

2012-2013

N
N
%
N
%
N
%
N
%
N

Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e. new students)

12

-

12

-

12

-

12

-

12

-

13

-

Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts

12

100

12

100

10

92

9

83

7

59

4

31

Students still enrolled in program

0

0

0

0

1

0

3

17

4

33

6

69

Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree

0

0

0

0

1

8

0

0

1

8

0

0

 

Atrition Rates - Table 1 Cont. (2013-2017):

Variable  

  

Year of First Enrollment

2013-2014  

2014-2015 

2015-2016 

2016-2017 

2017-2018

N
N
%
N
 %
N
%
N
 %

Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e. new students)

11

-

9

-

7

-

14

-

14

-

Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Students still enrolled in program

11

100

9

100

7

100

14

100

14

100

Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Licensure

Outcome

2007 to 2017

Total number of program graduates (doctoral degree conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years ago

121

The number of these graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists in the past 10 years

104

Licensure percentage

86

For more information about accreditation, please contact the:

American Psychological Association's Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Phone: 202-336-5979
TDD/TTY: 202-336-6123
Fax: 202-336-5978
Email: apaaccred@apa.org
Website: http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/