Required materialsThe Psychology Department requires the following materials be submitted as part of the online application:
- Personal Statement/Statement of Purpose
Your personal statement should summarize your research and career goals, prior educational and work experience, and any other appropriate information. Make sure to indicate which faculty members you hope to work with and include a discussion of the parallels between their research interests and your own, as well as the reasons for your interest in our program. Two to three pages double-spaced is sufficient.
- Curriculum Vita
unofficial transcripts from each college or university attended (attached to the online application); official transcripts are required only if offered admittance to the graduate program, and at that point should be sent directly to the Graduate Admissions office.
- 3 Letters of Recommendation
may be completed online (preferred), or submitted by hard copy directly to the Psychology Department.
- GRE test scores
University of Utah code: 4853
Psychology Department code: 2016
- GRE advanced subject test*
*The advanced subject test is only required for Clinical applicants who do not have either a bachelor's degree or master's degree in psychology.
CUDCP's policy for Admissions Offers and AcceptancesCUDCP's policy for Admissions Offers and Acceptances PDF
We admit students once a year, for fall semester. Our application deadline is December 15th.
PLEASE NOTE: Graduate applications are reviewed in late December and early January, with telephone interviews typically conducted in late January. On-campus interviews are typically scheduled for late February. Final decisions are made and communicated to all applicants by the middle to end of March.