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  Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology 2014–2016 Admission Psy.D. Admission Procedures  

Psy.D. Admission Procedures

Obtain application materials from graduate admissions by visiting its website.

Project 1000 applicants must fill out an application online at

Applications must be submitted online.   Applicants should apply to only one of the two programs offered:  School Psychology or Clinical Psychology.  The two programs use the same application and have a common deadline of January 9th. 

Admission Requirements :

  • Application Fee: Currently $65.00 - fee subject to change.    Fee may be paid by check or credit card.
  • Official transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate institution attended, in the sealed envelopes which you received from the provider.  Transcripts must be mailed to the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions, 56 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ  08901. 
  • Three (3) completed letters of recommendation which must be submitted electronically (we no longer accept paper copies of letters of recommendation).
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores which include general test scores and psychology subject test scores.  Please indicate Institution Code 2790 when registering for the exams with ETS; scores are sent electronically from ETS to our Graduate Admissions Office. 
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is also required of all foreign applicants whose native language is not English.  The TOEFL requirement may be waived for applicants who can present sufficiently compelling evidence of their abilities in English.
  • Resume must be submitted electronically (uploaded into the application) at the time of application.
  • Personal Statement must be submitted at the time of application.

General Admission Qualifications:

Consideration for admission into any of the Psy.D. programs requires a bachelor's or master's degree, preferably with a major in psychology; an excellent scholastic average; scores from both the Graduate Record Examination general test and the psychology subject test; favorable recommendations from at least three persons who know the academic and personal qualifications of the applicant; and appropriate statements from the applicant as stated on the application form.Requests for admission interviews are too numerous to honor.  However, the admissions committee may invite applicants for an interview after the initial screening of written applications.

Faculty policy effective for all Psy.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. 2014
Jan. 9, 2014
Jan. 2008

Sept. 2015
Jan. 9, 2015
Jan. 2009

Sept. 2016
Jan. 9, 2016
Jan. 2010

GRE-For registration and other information please visit the Educational Testing Service website

Without GRE scores, the application is considered incomplete.

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 732-445-info (4636) or
Comments and corrections to: Campus Information Services.

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