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Rutgers University-Newark

Program in Psychology

Newark, NJ

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Rutgers University-Newark

Overview

Rutgers University–Newark / Program in Psychology is located in Newark, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social cognition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychobiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Perception
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive neuroscience

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 4

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, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

48
Applied
8
Accepted
6
Enrolled
17%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate B average

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8%
Black or African American 12%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4%

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 6
Male (10)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Visual perception (luminance, motion), neuroendocrine mechanisms in behavior (reproduction, pain), attachment theory, connectionist modeling of cognition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 249 University Avenue
Newark, NJ  07102
United States
Contact Dr. Kenneth Kressel
Director
Email: kkressel@andromeda.rutgers.edu
Phone: 973-353-5440 ext. 232
Fax: 973-353-1171

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