College of Science and Health > Academics > Psychology > Graduate Programs > Clinical Psychology (MA/PhD) > Admission Requirements
The Clinical program typically accepts six students per year — three in the Child track, and three in the Community track. Admission is highly competitive, with more than 400 applicants per year. The review process is separate for each track, and admission decisions take into account match to the program and specific faculty who can serve as mentors. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to learn more about the
Clinical-Child track, the
Clinical-Community track, and our
Students can only apply to one track and should list 1-3 potential faculty members whom they are interested in having as a primary mentor on their personal statement and application. The community track plans to admit a total of 3 incoming students. Drs. Saw, Brown, Salusky, and Greeson will be considering applicants for Autumn 2021 admission. The child tracks plans to admit a total of 3 incoming students. In the child track, Drs. Buscemi, Polo, and Tran will be considering applicants for Autumn 2021 admission.
DePaul's Clinical Psychology PhD Program will host only a virtual interview day in 2021. Invitations for interviews will be emailed in January 2021 for a virtual interview day on February 5th, 2021.
In 2020, our program is hosting a diversifying clinical psychology event with the opportunity to meet with program faculty and students on Saturday, November 7th, 2020. Please click here to register.
Please read through
the general instructions before filling out the
online application. When filling out the online application please select the Psychology Graduate Programs application, not the College of Science and Health application.
Students educated outside the United States must present proof of English proficiency. The program requires a minimum TOEFL score of 96 on the TOEFL iBT, 243 on the computer-based test or 590 on the paper-based test. A minimum of 7.5 on the IELTS may be submitted for this requirement.
For additional information for international students please visit our International Student Admission Process page.
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If you need assistance to complete your application and/or have questions, contact the CSH Graduate Admission office at
(773) 325-7315 or