The Psy.D. programs of the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) and
the clinical Ph.D. program of the Graduate School-New Brunswick are
open to men and women from the United States and abroad who have
graduated from approved institutions of learning with a background in
psychology or its demonstrated equivalent. An attempt is made to create
a diversity of backgrounds and interests among students admitted.
The size of each entering class is strictly limited, and admission is
highly selective. Therefore, some candidates who meet or surpass the
stated requirements may be denied admission.
admitted for entrance into these programs only in the fall semester. The
formal application plus all supporting materials must be received by
the graduate admissions office no later than January 9.
Applications received after January 9 may be reviewed and acted upon
only if time permits adequate review of credentials.
Candidates who are accepted are expected to register in the fall of the
year for which they applied. Those who fail to do so must repeat the
entire application process when they wish to be reconsidered.
The application and supporting credentials are carefully reviewed and
decisions are made by the faculty of the program to which the applicant
has applied. The Committee on Admissions reserves the right to act on
incomplete applications, but applicants should be aware that
incompleteness reduces the likelihood that the application will be
GSAPP abides by the informal procedures of the
major psychology programs, offering admittance to applicants on or
about April 1 and expecting a final decision no later than April 15. An
individual who formally accepts another program and subsequently wishes
to accept GSAPP's offer must request and receive a written release from
the original school before accepting GSAPP's offer.