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Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data

The Psy.D.  Program in School 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 College's philosophy of full disclosure, below is a summary of performance and outcome data between 2008-2016.

TIME TO COMPLETION for all students entering the program
Outcome Year in which Degrees were Conferred
2008- 2009* 2009- 2010* 2010- 2011* 2011- 2012 2012- 2013 2013- 2014 2014- 2015 2015-2016 TOTAL
Total number of students with doctoral degree conferred on transcript** 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10
Mean number of years to complete the program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.6 4.6
Median number of years to complete the program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5
Time to Degree Ranges N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students in less than 5 years 0 0 N % 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 30 3 30
Students in 5 years 0 0 N % 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 70 7 70
Students in 6 years 0 0 N % 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students in 7 years 0 0 N % 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students in more than 7 years 0 0 N % 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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.  

The program does not recognize degrees from other institutions. 

* This program began in 2011
** First cohort of students set to graduate in Winter 2015

Program Costs
Description 2015-2016 1st Year Cohort Cost
Tuition for full-time students (in-state)* $1040 per credit hour
Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state)* $1040 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
Additional estimated fees or costs to students
(e.g. books, travel, etc.)
$1160 per semester

* Year one of the model curriculum (2015-16) includes fall (16.5 credit hours), winter (15 credit hours), and summer (13.5 credit hours) sessions for a total of 45 credit hours. Tuition for year one is $46,800.

The College maintains a substantial pool of funds for graduate assistantships that range from 10 -20 hours per week. Travel stipends are available for students presenting at state, national, and international 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 2015-2016
N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 1 14 3 75
Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 4 57 0 0
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 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 4 100 9 100 1 14 1 25
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 0 0
Students who obtained internship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 100 9 100 6 86 4 100
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 100 9 100 7 100 4 100

INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT - TABLE 2
Outcome Year Applied for Internship
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 100 9 100 7 100 4 100
Students who obtained paid internships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 100 8 89 6 86 4 100
Students who obtained half-time internships (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 0 0 0 0

ATTRITION
Variable Year of First Enrollment
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e. new students) 0 0 0 12 9 4 7 6
Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 58 2 22 1 25 0 0 0 0
Students still enrolled in program 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 25 7 88 3 75 6 85 6 100
Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 17 0 0 0 0 1 15 0 0

LICENSURE
OUTCOME 2006-2016
The total number of program graduates (doctoral degrees conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years ago 0
The number of these graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists in the past 10 years 0
Licensure percentage 0

ACCEPTED FOR ADMISSION
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GRE - Verbal Mean Score 503 460 149 151 150 157
Median Score 475 460 149 152 151 153
GRE - Quantitative Mean Score 596 549 147 148 144 147
Median Score 600 540 147 144 144 150
GRE - Advanced Mean Score 4.0 4.3 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.5
Median Score 4.0 4.3 3.5 4.0 3.5 4.0
Mean Undergraduate GPA 3.47 3.24 3.52 3.44 3.18 3.48

APPLICANT DATA
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of Applicants 42 31 31 29 26 25
Number Accepted for Admission 20 23 12 12 12 11
Actual Size of Incoming Class 12 9 4 7 6 8