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August 2019

Admission Data

 

2013 

2014 

2015 

2016 

2017 

2018 

2019 

2020 

Number of Applicants 

375 

352 

340 

322 

371 

330 

332 

395 

Number Offered Admission 

Size of Incoming Class 

Number of Incoming Students Receiving Full Support Including Tuition 

 

GRE Scores for Admitted Students Data

 Average Scores 

2013 

2014 

2015 

2016 

2017 

2018 

2019 

2020 

Verbal  

162 

162 

164 

163 

160 

162 

165 

164 

Quantitative 

159 

160 

159 

157 

158 

165 

161 

157 

 

Additional Data Required by CUDCP Guidelines

   

2013 

2014 

2015 

2016 

2017 

2018 

2019 

2020 

Undergraduate GPA 

 

3.74 

3.81 

3.64 

3.65 

3.62 

3.78 

3.92 

3.61 

Verbal GRE 

Median  

162 

162 

164 

160 

159 

162 

165 

164 

 

Percentile 

88 

89 

91 

85 

84 

91 

96 

94 

Quantitative GRE 

Median  

159 

160 

159 

157 

156 

163 

161 

157 

 

Percentile 

77 

79 

78 

67 

60 

83 

76 

64 

 

 Time to Completion for All Students Entering the Program

 

Year in which Degrees were Conferred 

Outcome 

2013-2014 

2014-2015 

2015-2016 

2016-2017 

2017-2018 

2018-2019 

2019-2020 

Total 

Total number of students with doctoral degrees conferred on transcript 

33 

Mean number of years to complete the program 

5.2 

6.2 

5.5 

5.5 

6.5 

5.8 

5.8 

Mediannumber of years to complete the program 

6.5 

6.1 

 

Time to Degree Ranges 

Students in less than 5 years 

Students in 5 years 

43 

80 

50 

83 

25 

13 

40 

Students in 6 years 

43 

20 

25 

17 

50 

75 

100 

15 

45 

Students in 7 years 

14 

25 

50 

15 

Students in more than 7 years 

0

Students who have graduate course credit from another institution prior to enrollment (e.g., from a master’s program), may be able to apply some credits for previously completed courses to the requirements for the doctoral degree if the student earned a B or better in the course and Rutgers program faculty consider the course equivalent to one taught at Rutgers after reviewing the syllabus for the external course.  This does not typically reduce time to completion, as generally only electives or quantitative courses are considered equivalent to those offered in the program. 

 

Program Costs

Description 

2020-2021 1st-year Cohort Cost 

Tuition for full-time students (in-state) 

$17,736 

Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state) 

$30,144 

Tuition per credit hour for part-time students 

NA 

University/institution fees or costs 

$2,247 

Additional estimated fees or costs to students (e.g., books travel, etc.) 

$600 

Estimated Total 

$20,583 (in-state) and $32,991 (out-of-state) 

Note: International Students are charged the following fees: International Student Fee $230.00, Major Medical Coverage Plan $967.00, and a $250.00-$335.00 SEVIS Administration Fee, per semester, for F1 and JI visa holders. 

All students receive full financial support (a Fellowship, Teaching Assistantship, or Graduate Assistantship) that covers all tuition and provides an annual stipend. At the present time, Fellows receive a stipend of $25,000 and TA/GAs receive a salary of $28,569. All students are guaranteed support for five years provided they are in good standing in the program. Students are also eligible for summer support through TA and GA positions. These summer appointments usually carry a stipend of $1,700-$3,300, depending on responsibilities. Students are strongly encouraged to apply for residency in New Jersey (see http://nbregistrar.rutgers.edu/forms/ResidencyAppl.pdf) as soon as they are eligible to reduce tuition costs and enable the department to support more students.  Students in their 6thyear and beyond are given low priority for departmental funding. 

 

Internship Placement - Table 1

Outcome 

Year Applied for Internship 

2013-2014 

2014-2015 

2015-2016 

2016-2017 

2017-2018 

2018-2019 

2019-2020 

Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships 

100 

100 

100 

100 

100 

100 

100 

Students who obtained APPIC internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 

Students who obtained other membership organization internships (e.g., CAPIC) that were not APA/CPA-accredited  (if applicable) 

Students who obtained internships conforming to CDSPP guidelines that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 

Students who obtained other internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 

Students who obtained any internship 

100 

100 

100 

100 

100 

100 

100 

Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 

 

Internship Placement - Table 2

Outcome 

Year Applied for Internship 

2013-2014 

2014-2015 

2015-2016 

2016-2017 

2017-2018 

2018-2019 

2019-2020 

   

Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 

Students who obtained paid internships 

100 

100 

100 

100 

100 

100 

100 

Students who obtained half-time internships (if applicable) 

0

 *This includes students who withdrew from the internship application process

 

Attrition

Variable 

Year of First Enrollment 

2013-2014 

2014-2015 

2015-2016 

2016-2017 

2017-2018 

2018-2019 

2019-2020 

Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e., new students) 

Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts 

Students still enrolled in program 

6  

86 

100 

100 

5  

100 

100 

4  

100 

100 

Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree 

14 

 

Licensure

Outcome 

2012 to 2020 

Total number of students with doctoral degrees conferred on transcript in time period 

26 

Number of students with doctoral degrees conferred on transcripts who became licensed doctoral psychologists in time period 

20 

Licensure percentage 

77% 

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