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Adelphi University

Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology

Garden City, NY

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Overview

Adelphi University / Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology is located in Garden City, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 70
Doctoral Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
Research component (second-year), 1-year internship
Other Advanced Degrees 2 years of full-time study and supervised clinical practice, 1-year full-time internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

456
Applied
207
Accepted
110
Enrolled
45%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st May 1st Yes
Spring deadline Not reported November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview; resume; undergraduate course work in psychology, experimental psychology, statistics, developmental psychology, and abnormal psychology
Additional Entrance Requirements Doctoral degree in psychology, 2 interviews

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

298
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.09%
Black or African American 9.73%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.67%
Asian 6.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.35%
Unknown 2.68%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

89
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 65
Male (37)
Female (52)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Psychoanalytic processes, trauma and resilience, personality disorders, program evaluation, psychotherapy process
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One South Avenue
PO Box 701
Garden City, NY  11530-0701
United States
Contact Dr. Jacques P. Barber
Dean
Email: sbarber@adelphi.edu
Phone: 516-877-4807