George Washington University Clinical Psychology

October 24, 2016

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Admission deadlines:


  • Clinical Psychology, Applied Social Psychology, and Cognitive Neuroscience: December 1
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology : December 15

Standardized test scores:

GRE general test (institutional code 5246). Except for Clinical Psychology program, the GRE general test is waived for applications who hold a J.D., M.D., or Ph.D.

Prerequisite requirements:

A bachelor's degree with a major in psychology. Students whose academic preparation is in other disciplines will be expected to have completed prerequisite undergraduate courses to prepare for graduate study in psychology before admission.

Recommendations required:

Three (3) recommendations

Prior academic records:

Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be uploaded to your online application. Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.

If transcripts are in a language other than English, English language translations must be provided. The English translation alone should be uploaded into your application.

Statement of purpose:

In an essay of 250 – 500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study in your chosen field. Include your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans. Also discuss your related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities, and any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned on the application. If you are applying for an assistantship or fellowship, you should also describe any teaching experience you have had.

Additional requirements:

Applicants to the Clinical Psychology program must upload a current...

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