Tuition & Scholarships

Investing In The Future

Pursuing a master's and doctoral degree in the George Fox University Doctor of Psychology program is a sizable time and financial investment with an even bigger return. Learn from faculty who are respected as experts in their field in an academic environment that is interested in knowing and mentoring students educationally, professionally, interpersonally and spiritually.

With this advanced degree from George Fox, you will be equipped to change lives in a world desperate for the healing offered by psychologists who incorporate an integrated biological, psychological, social and spiritual perspective.

Tuition

As of the 2022-23 academic year, tuition for the entire five-year PsyD program is approximately $136,080. The cost per credit is $1,056. For a more complete breakdown of tuition, fees and other costs, please see the information below.
Item Cost
Year 1 (36 credits) $38,016
Year 2 (34 credits) $35,904
Year 3 (33 credits) $34,848
Year 4 (22 credits) $23,232
Year 5 (Internship fees) $4,080
Total Tuition $136,080

Notes: The number of credits decreases during the third and fourth years of the program to leave students time to work on their dissertation and arrange an internship placement for their fifth year. Eight additional credits of electives are taken during the first four years when the student chooses, for a total of 125 credits.

Other Program Fees and Costs

Tuition $1,056/semester credit hour
Internship Credits $170/semester credit hour
Comprehensive Fee*
Students with 5+ credits. Fall and spring.
$230/semester
Student Service Fee
Students with 4-7 credits. Fall, spring and summer.
$35/semester
Student Service Fee
Students with 8+ credits. Fall, spring and summer.
$70/semester
Health Insurance (estimate)
Students with 8 or more credits, without waiver and proof of insurance. Cost is divided between fall/spring.
$4,000/year
Course Fees
PSYD 521 $120
PSYD 523 $85
PSYD 524 $100
PSYD 527 $100
PSYD 530 $215
PSYD 532 $215
PSYD 535 $215
PSYD 538 $215
PSYD 557 $100
PSYD 558 $100
PSYD 630 $300
Tuition $1,024/semester credit hour
Internship Credits $164/semester credit hour
Comprehensive Fee*
Students with 4-7 credits. Fall and spring.
$265/semester
Comprehensive Fee*
Students with 8+ credits. Fall and spring.
$300/semester
Student Service Fee
Students with 4-7 credits. Summer only.
$35/semester
Student Service Fee
Students with 8+ credits. Summer only.
$70/semester
Health Insurance (estimate)
Students with 8 or more credits, without waiver and proof of insurance. Cost is divided between fall/spring.
$4,000/year
Course Fees
PSYD 521 $120
PSYD 523 $85
PSYD 524 $100
PSYD 527 $100
PSYD 530 $100
PSYD 532 $100
PSYD 535 $100
PSYD 538 $100
PSYD 557 $100
PSYD 558 $100
PSYD 617 $150
PSYD 618 $150
PSYD 619 $150
PSYD 620 $150

Paid Positions

The Graduate School of Clinical Psychology has numerous opportunities for graduate and teaching assistantships, and funded clinical positions (supplemental practicum). 85% of our graduate students receive compensation in positions related to their doctoral training.

For most courses, students who have taken the course in the past can apply to serve as a TA for following training years. TAs assist the faculty member and students with grading, tutoring, guest lectures and general course delivery. Some other examples of stipend positions in the department:

  • Statistics consultant for dissertations (advanced student)
  • Behavioral Health Crisis Consultation Team (suicide risk assessment in local hospital emergency departments)
  • Events set-up
  • Technology support team
  • Paid supplemental practicum opportunities

Scholarships

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Diversity Scholarship

$1,000 to $5,000 per year

The Graduate School of Clinical Psychology awards a limited number of scholarships to admitted students each year for the purpose of facilitating cultural/ethnic diversity in the student community and encouraging the provision of psychological services to underserved groups.

Awards are renewable each year of the program, provided the qualified students maintain satisfactory academic and clinical progress. Students who are not selected for a scholarship their first year may reapply in this form.

Recipients are expected to contribute to multicultural awareness on campus and/or provide services to diverse groups while enrolled in the program. Initial and continuing scholarship recipients are required to apply for an APA Minority Scholarship within three months of receiving the scholarship.

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Richter Scholarship

The Richter Scholars program enables undergraduate and graduate students to receive funding for independent research projects conducted in partnership with a faculty mentor. We are grateful to the Paul K. Richter Memorial Fund and the Evalyn E.C. Richter Memorial Fund, administered by the Bank of America, who have awarded these funds to George Fox University.

Students may apply for the Richter Scholar program during their first or second year in the PsyD program. Richter grants are available to full-time graduate (eight hours per semester) or undergraduate (12 hours per semester) students at George Fox.

George Fox is one of only 11 universities in the Richter Scholars program, including Yale, Dartmouth, Cal Tech, and the University of Chicago.

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Questions?

Ty Sohlman

Ty Sohlman

Admissions Counselor, Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)