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The University of Akron

Program in Counseling Psychology

Akron, OH

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Overview

The University of Akron / Program in Counseling Psychology is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

53
Applied
8
Accepted
6
Enrolled
15%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in psychology or 30 credits of psychology coursework; current curriculum vitae; declaration of intent outlining goals and interests; three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.25%
Black or African American 25%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.08%
Unknown 6.25%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Counseling process and outcome, suicide, diversity issues and counseling psychology (e.g., gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation) vocational psychology, assessment
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. Paul Levy
Department Chair
Email: pelevy@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-8639