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University of Louisville

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Louisville, KY

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University of Louisville

Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences is located in Louisville, KY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Experimental psychology Vision and hearing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Experimental psychology Cognition and development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Internship (for clinical psychology)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9
Applied
7
Accepted
78%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

56
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.57%
Black or African American 1.79%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cognitive development, hearing/visual science, cognitive neuroscience/imaging, health psychology/mindfulness/stress and trauma, child/adult psychopathology, geropsychology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
923,340

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Suzanne Meeks
Chair
Email: smeeks@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-6068
Fax: 502-852-8904