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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Psychology

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Psychology is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Developmental psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biological and health psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral 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 Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

485
Applied
30
Accepted
14
Enrolled
6%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
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 General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

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
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

90
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American 5.56%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

58
Total faculty
Full-time - 58
Part-time - 0
Male (32)
Female (26)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Developmental psychopathology; autism spectrum disorder; cardiovascular medicine; STEM research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
20,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 3137 Sennott Square
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Julie Fiez
Chair
Email: fiez@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-4500

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