Psychology

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

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

PhD Program Data

Fall 2017

Fall 2016

5 Year Average

PhD Admissions

Number of applications 350 469 420
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity) 21 (6%) 18 (4%) 20 (5%)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield) 9 (43%) 12 (67%) 12 (62%)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 72 77 78
Female 61% 62% 66%
Male 39% 38% 34%
International 11% 9% 9%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 89% 91% 91%

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

Black or African American 8% 7% 8%
Asian 5% 3% 5%
Hispanic of any race 11% 7% 6%
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White 66% 69% 65%
Two or more races 6% 6% 4%
Not indicated 5% 9% 11%

PhD Degrees

2016-17

2015-16

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 12 15 13
Median years to PhD 5.3 5.9 5.9
Average adjusted years to PhD 5.3 5.7 5.9
Percent of students who entered between
2005-06 and 2009-10, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2017
81

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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