Admissions: Doctor of Psychology Program
- Complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited institution with a grade point average of at least 3.0 for the most recent 60 semester hours of graded work.
- Complete at least 18 semester hours in psychology. Recommended course work includes the following: Introductory Psychology, Psychological Statistics or Research Methods, Personality Theory, Human Development, Abnormal Psychology, Psychological Tests and Measurements, and Social Psychology.
- Submit the Doctor of Clinical Psychology application. Applications may be submitted online, or you may download a paper application
- $40 nonrefundable application fee
- Submit a written admissions statement following the essay questions.
- Resumé of experience or CV
- Submit four recommendations
- GRE General Test. More information on the GRE general test is available at gre.org
- GPA Calculation Form (form provided in application online, or available for download)
- Provide one official transcript from each college or university attended
- Interview with the PsyD Admissions Committee
- International students will provide financial verification forms and TOEFL (see this page for more info on international graduate admissions)
- Optional: PGRE, psychology subject test. This is not required for admission, but is required for current PsyD students. However, a good score would strengthen an application file for the following applicants:
- Non-psychology majors
- It has been a while since you were in a formal psychology class
- You attended a non-accredited or non-traditional institution of higher learning
- Your academic background does not reflect your knowledge of psychology
Most students admitted to the GDCP describe themselves as Christians and all agree to abide by the community lifestyle expectations during enrollment in the program. See our lifestyle statement for more info.
For questions about the admission process, please contact email@example.com.
- Early Notification Deadline: Nov. 15
- Priority Application Postmark Deadline: Jan. 15*
- Interview days are typically in late February/early March
- If accepted, a $200 enrollment deposit is required.
- Financial Aid: Many of the students in our program receive federal Stafford Loans to help finance their education.
- Application materials become the property of George Fox University and cannot be returned to the student nor transferred to another institution.
- Meeting minimum entrance requirements of a given program does not guarantee admission.
- Admission may be granted to applicants who do not meet all admission requirements at the minimal level if other indicators suggest probable success in the program.
* Applications may be reviewed after the priority application date on a space-available basis, contact Megan Hoy for more information.