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University of Utah

Department of Psychology

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Psychology is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychology Cognitive neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychology Developmental psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychology Social psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

295
Applied
24
Accepted
13
Enrolled
8%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
84%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.35%
Black or African American 3.17%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.76%
Unknown 4.76%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 11
Male (21)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cognitive neuroscience, health, social cognition, psychopathology, cognitive and social development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,869,418

Location & Contact

Address 380 South 1530 East
Room 502
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Dr. Lisa G. Aspinwall
Chair
Email: lisa.aspinwall@utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-8925
Fax: 801-581-5841