Apply to Our Graduate Program

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Apply to Our Program

Thank you for your interest in our Graduate Program in Psychology!

We accept applications for admission to our graduate program for the fall term each year. Students are accepted directly into the Ph.D. program, but complete a Master’s degree on route to their Ph.D. We are strongly committed to a diverse graduate education, and encourage applications from underrepresented minority groups. Please note, we do not offer a Terminal Master's in Psychology. A list of faculty accepting students for Fall 2023 is posted below.

How to Apply

STATUS The application process for 2022-2023 is currently closed. We will begin accepting applications for 2023-2024 on October 15th, 2022.

The application consists of (1) an online application to the Graduate College, and (2) the Psychology departmental requirements. 

(1) Graduate College

(2) Psychology Department

  • The application process for 2022-2023 is currently closed. We do not accept applications for spring admission.
  • GRE - NO LONGER REQUIRED - The GRE is not required for admission to this program.

Graduate Program Timeline

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October 15th - December 1st
Submit your application to the graduate program through the University of Arizona Graduate College.

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December 1st - January
Once the Admissions Committee has evaluated applications, the Department will extend an invitation to a small set of prospective applicants for interviews.

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Interview Days: During your interview, you will meet faculty, students and staff, explore our state-of-the-art facilities, gain first-hand insight into our state-of-the-art research programs, and learn about beautiful southern Arizona.

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If you are accepted into the graduate program, a formal letter of admission, including details of financial support, will be sent to you. You have until April 15 of the current year to accept this offer of admission.

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New graduate students arrive at The University of Arizona for orientation and the start of graduate studies.

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Updated: 09/08/22