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Emory University

Department of Psychology

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Emory University / Department of Psychology is located in Atlanta, GA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognition and development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neuroscience and animal behavior

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

541
Applied
22
Accepted
15
Enrolled
4%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 3rd January 3rd Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 3
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

86
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.49%
Black or African American 8.14%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 15.12%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (74%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 2
Male (19)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neuroscience and animal behavior; adult and child psychopathology, cognition development assessment
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA  30322-1100
United States
Contact Dr. Robyn Fivush
Chair
Phone: 404-727-4124
Fax: 404-727-0372