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  Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology 2005-2007 Admission Psy.D. Admission Procedures  

Psy.D. Admissions Procedures

1. Obtain application materials from the graduate admissions office or its web site, The completed application form must be returned to the admissions office with a nonrefundable application fee of $50 payable by check or money order to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Latino/a applicants may contact Project 1000 for a genericgraduate application (800/327-4893).

2. Return the application, personal statement, and supporting documents together in the envelope provided. Applicants should indicate the program to which they are applying (clinical Psy.D., school Psy.D., organizational Psy.D.) on the envelope.

3. Include with the application official transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate institution attended in the sealed envelopes which the applicant received from the provider. Applicants should indicate the name of the program to which they are applying in the lower left-hand corner of the envelopes before enclosing them with the application.

4. Include completed Letter of Recommendation Forms, which have been returned directly to the applicant in sealed envelopes.

5. All applicants to Psy.D. programs must submit the Graduate Record Examination general and psychology subject test scores directly to the graduate admissions office. If available, the scores should be enclosed with the application. A copy of both GRE general and psychology subject test scores should be sent directly to the GSAPP program to which the student is applying at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, 152 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8085. Ph.D. applicants may send copies of the required GRE general test (and the optional psychology test) to Room 207, Psychology Building, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8020. Faculty policy effective for all Psy.D. and Ph.D. applicants: GRE scores are not accepted if taken more than six years prior to the deadline date of the application.

For admission
Application deadline
GRE scores cannot
be earlier than
Sept. 2006
Jan. 5, 2006
Jan. 2000
Sept. 2007
Jan. 5, 2007
Jan. 2001

For registration forms and other information, write to the GRE, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ 08541 (609/921-9000).

Without GRE scores, the application is considered incomplete.

6. International applicants should request the International Application from the graduate admissions office and complete and file it with that office, preferably well in advance of the deadline. Reasonable proficiency in spokenand written English is a prerequisite for all graduate study at Rutgers. Applicants whose native language is not English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) given by the Educational Testing Service. The TOEFL requirement may be waived for applicants who can present sufficiently compelling evidence of their abilities in English.

7. The application, fee, and all supporting credentials must be submitted together in the envelope provided, clearly marked with the program of application, to the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 18 Bishop Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8530, and be postmarked no later than January 5 for Psy.D.

Applicants may not register for any courses unless they have been formally admitted. The university does not assume the responsibility for informing applicants of the completeness of their applications. It is the applicant`s responsibility to check with the graduate program to be certain that the application is complete. Do not assume that you will be notified if it is not complete.

For additional information, contact RU-info at 732/932-info (4636) or
Comments and corrections to: Campus Information Services.

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