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Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data

The Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology is accredited by the Commission on accreditation of the American Psychological Association. Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979
Email: apaaccred@apa.org
Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation

In keeping with the center's philosophy of full disclosure, below is a summary of performance and outcome data between 2008-2015.

Time to Completion for All Students Entering the Program

OutcomeYear in which Degrees were Conferred
2008-20092009-20102010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015Total
Total number of students with doctoral degree conferred on transcript 16 14 26 19 12 12 15 114
Mean number of years to complete the program 6.25 6.4 6.4 6.5 5.6 5.7 6.26 6.15
Median number of years to complete the program 6 6 6 6 5 6 6 6
Time to Degree Ranges N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students in less than 5 years 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 1 1
Students in 5 years 7 44 4 29 6 23 9 47 7 58 4 33 6 40 43 39
Students in 6 years 6 37 5 36 10 38 2 11 4 33 5 42 3 20 35 31
Students in 7 years 0 0 3 21 4 16 3 16 0 0 2 16 3 20 15 13
Students in more than 7 years 3 19 2 14 6 23 5 26 1 9 0 0 3 20 20 16

Also, please describe or provide a link to program admissions policies that allow students to enter with credit for prior graduate work, and the expected implications for time to completion. Please indicate NA if not applicable:

Please see page 154 of the College of Psychology 2015-2016 catalog regarding program admission policies that allow students to enter with credit for prior graduate work. This catalog can be accessed via the following link. http://psychology.nova.edu/common-pdf/about/cps_catalog.pdf

Program Costs

Description2015-2016 1st-year Cohort Cost
Tuition for full-time students (in-state) $975 per credit hour
Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state) $975 per credit hour
Tuition per credit hour for part-time students (if applicable enter amount; if not applicable enter "NA") N/A
University/institution fees or costs $1155 per semester
Additional estimated fees or costs to students (e.g. books, travel, etc.) $1160 per semester

* In the first year of the model curriculum (2015-16) that includes fall, winter and summer sessions, the total tuition is $36,075.

The college maintains a substantial pool of funds for graduate, research, and teaching assistantships, and clinic program  staff that  range  from  10 -20  hours  per  week.  In  addition,  student  positions  are  available through grant funding. Student employment opportunities and part-time positions are offered throughout the university, including student employment, part-time positions, and federal work study. Travel stipends are available for students presenting at international, national, and regional professional associations. The Office of Residential Life and Student Housing offers assistantships that include housing, meal plan, a partial tuition waiver, and a monthly stipend. The College has established student scholarship funds available to advanced students.

Internship Placement - Table 1

Outcome Year Applied for Internship
2008-
2009
2009-
2010
2010-
2011
2011-
2012
2012-
2013
2013-
2014
2014-
2015
N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships 20 74 13 52 13 56 14 70 10 53 11 65 8 57
Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 5 18 5 20 9 40 2 10 5 26 2 12 5 36
Students who obtained other membership organization internships (e.g. CAPIC) that were not  APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained internships conforming to CDSPP guidelines that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained other internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained any internship 25 92 18 72 22 96 16 80 15 79 13 77 13 93
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 27 - 25 - 23 - 20 - 10 - 17 - 14 -

Internship Placement - Table 2

 OutcomeYear Applied for Internship
2008-20092009-20102010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015
N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 27 - 25 - 23 - 20 - 10 - 17 - 14 -
Students who obtained paid internships 25 92 18 72 22 96 16 80 15 79 13 77 13 93
Students who obtained half-time internships* (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Attrition

VariableYear of First Enrollment
2008-20092009-20102010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015
N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e. new students) 20 - 12 - 11 - 10 - 8 - 9 - 15 -
Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts 7 35 2 1.67 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students still enrolled in program 12 06 8 67 10 90 9 90 7 90 9 100 15 100
Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree 1 1 2 1.67 0 0 1 10 1 10 0 0 0 0

Licensure

Outcome2005-2013
The total number of program graduates (doctoral degrees conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years ago 153
The number of these graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists 136
Licensure percentage 89%

Accepted for Admission

 2009201020112012201320142015
GRE – Verbal Mean Score 556 581 562 508 163 158 158
  Median Score 555 570 570 585 163 157 159
GRE – Quantitative Mean Score 623 688 650 721 156 156 154
  Median Score 625 700 640 745 158 155 155
GRE – Advanced Mean Score 4.4 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.6 4.3 4.3
  Median Score 4.5 4.5 4.0 4.3 4.5 4.5 4.4
Mean Undergraduate GPA   3.58 3.50 3.40 3.40 3.65 3.60 3.60

Applicant Data

2009201020112012201320142015
Number of Applicants 233 279 235 227 227 221 175
Number Accepted for Admission 33 15 14 19 19 18 16
Actual Size of Incoming Class 12 10 10 8 9 15 9
OutcomeYear in which Degrees were Conferred
2007-
2008
2008-
2009
2009-
2010
2010-
2011
2011-
2012
2012-
2013
2013-
2014
Total
Total number of students with doctoral degree conferred on transcript 15 16 14 26 19 12 12 114
Mean number of years to complete the program 6.3 6.25 6.4 6.4 6.5 5.6 5.7 6.16
Median number of years to complete the program 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 6
Time to Degree Ranges                                
Students in less than 5 years 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 1 1
Students in 5 years 6 40 7 44 4 29 6 23 9 47 7 58 4 33 43 38
Students in 6 years 6 40 6 37 5 36 10 38 2 11 4 33 5 42 38 33
Students in 7 years 2 13 0 0 3 21 4 16 3 16 0 0 2 16 14 12
Students in more than 7 years 1 07 3 19 2 14 6 23 5 26 1 9 0 0 18 16
Description2014-2015 1st year Cohort Cost
Tuition for full-time students (in-state) $970.
Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state) $970.
Tuition per credit hour for part-time students (if applicable enter amount; if not applicable enter "NA") N/A
University/institution fees or costs $1155.
Additional estimated fees or costs to students (e.g. books, travel, etc.) $1160.

Internship Placement - Table 1

Outcome Year Applied for Internship
2007-
2008
2008-
2009
2009-
2010
2010-
2011
2011-
2012
2012-
2013
2013-
2014
N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships 15 68 20 74 13 52 13 56 14 70 10 53 11 65
Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 2 23 5 18 5 20 9 40 2 10 5 26 1 01
Students who obtained other membership organization internships (e.g. CAPIC) that were not  APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained internships conforming to CDSPP guidelines that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained other internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained any internship 20 91 25 92 18 72 22 96 16 80 15 79 12 71
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 22 - 27 - 25 - 23 - 20 - 10 - 17 -

Internship Placement - Table 2

 OutcomeYear Applied for Internship
2007-
2008
2008-
2009
2009-
2010
2010-
2011
2011-
2012
2012-
2013
2013-
2014
N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 22 - 27 - 25 - 23 - 20 - 10 - 17 -
Students who obtained paid internships 20 91 25 92 18 72 22 96 16 80 15 79 12 71
Students who obtained half-time internships* (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
VariableYear of First Enrollment
2007- 20082008- 20092009- 20102010- 20112011- 20122012- 20132013- 2014
N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e. new students) 21 - 20 - 12 - 11 - 10 - 8 - 9 -
Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts 16 76 7 35 2 1.67 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students still enrolled in program 4 19 12 06 8 67 10 90 9 90 7 90 9 100
Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree 0 0 1 1 2 1.67 0 0 1 10 1 10 0 0
Outcome

2004-2012

The total number of program graduates (doctoral degrees conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years ago 167
The number of these graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists 138
Licensure percentage 83%
 2008200920102011201220132014
GRE – Verbal Mean Score 558 556 581 562 508 163 158
  Median Score 570 555 570 570 585 163 157
GRE – Quantitative Mean Score 662 623 688 650 721 156 156
  Median Score 630 625 700 640 745 158 155
GRE – Advanced Mean Score 4.5 4.4 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.6 4.3
  Median Score 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.0 4.3 4.5 4.5
Mean Undergraduate GPA   3.47 3.58 3.50 3.40 3.40 3.65 3.60
20072008200920102011201220132014
Number of Applicants 242 322 233 279 235 227 227 221
Number Accepted for Admission 26 50 33 15 14 19 19 18
Actual Size of Incoming Class 24 20 12 10 10 8 9 15
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