How to apply to the Psychology Graduate Program:

The application consists of two parts (1) an on-line application to the Graduate College, and (2) an on-line application to the Psychology department. You must complete both applications.

(1) Graduate College - The application to the Psychology PhD Program will be available October 2016.

(2) Psychology Department

  • Application Deadline - The application deadline for the 2016-2017 academic year will be December 15, 2016 at 11:59pm MST.   We do not accept applications for spring admission.
  • Application Fee - NONE
  • Admission Requirements
  1. GPA 3.0
  2. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - minimum score of 79-internet based (iBT) or 550-paper based (PBT). 
    International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – minimum composite score of 7, with no subject area below 6.  
    Pearson PTE Academic- minimum score of 60   
  3. GRE - there are no minimum cutoff scores. Psychology subject test required by some programs.  Each program has its own set of academic requirements. (pdf). Contact GRE to have scores sent to The University of Arizona: For your reference, our institution code is 4832.​​​​​​​

The following faculty will not accept a student for the 2016-2017 academic year:
​​​​​​​John Allen
Judith Becker
Stephen Cowen
LouAnn Gerken
Elizabeth Glisky
Matthias Mehl
Lynn Nadel
Mary-Frances O’Connor
Gary Schwartz
Daniel Sullivan