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Purdue University

Department of Psychological Sciences

West Lafayette, IN

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Overview

Purdue University / Department of Psychological Sciences is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Behavioral neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Industrial/organizational psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematical and computational cognitive science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 9
Other Advanced Degrees 6

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
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

288
Applied
23
Accepted
16
Enrolled
8%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 3rd December 3rd No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or equivalent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77
TWE: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

68
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.82%
Black or African American 1.47%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.94%
Unknown 2.94%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

47
Total faculty
Full-time - 46
Part-time - 1
Male (29)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Career development of women in science, development of friendships during childhood and adolescence, social competence, human information processing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Dr. David Rollock
Head
Email: rollock@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-6061