Graduate Program

Developmental Psychology

Admissions Criteria

Admissions to our program are highly competitive. We typically admit two to four students per year.

Evaluation of applications are based on:

Close correspondence between student and faculty research interests is one of the major criteria for admission. Students who are accepted also typically have:

It is important to note here that we do not adhere to any cut offs in evaluating grade point average or GRE scores. We consider each application as a whole, applicants who are admitted to our program do vary in their GPA and GRE scores.

Applications for the developmental psychology program are due December 1. Following review of the applications, a small number of applicants are invited to attend a two-day interview in February. Phone interviews can be arranged for applicants who are unable to attend the interview. Decisions about admission are made after the interviews.