Psychology

This page contains aggregate data for the three Psychology programs. Program-by-program data follows on separate pages.

Percentages are rounded to whole numbers and do not always add to 100.

PhD Program Data

Fall 2018

Fall 2017

5 Year Average

PhD Admissions

Number of applications 336 350 400
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity) 15 (4%) 21 (6%) 18 (5%)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield) 10 (67%) 9 (43%) 11 (63%)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 69 72 76
Female 58% 61% 63%
Male 42% 39% 37%
International 12% 11% 9%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 88% 89% 91%

PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race

Black or African American 7% 8% 8%
Asian 7% 5% 5%
Hispanic of any race 13% 11% 8%
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White 61% 66% 65%
Two or more races 7% 6% 5%
Not indicated 7% 5% 10%

PhD Degrees

2017-18

2016-17

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 13 12 13
Median years to PhD 5.3 5.3 5.9
Average adjusted years to PhD 5.5 5.3 5.8
Percent of students who entered between
2005-06 and 2009-10, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2018
76%

Understand the Data

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Explanatory Notes

Placement Data

Click the button to view career placement data for Psychology program graduates. Also included is career placement data for the division to which the program belongs (i.e., humanities, social sciences, natural sciences).

[Note: Data is aggregate of all three Psychology doctoral programs (i.e. Clinical Pyschology, Cognitioin and Development, and Neuroscience and Animal Behavior).]

[Note: TT = tenure track]

Placement Data