Center for Psychological Studies

Admissions

Application Data

Clinical psychology (ph.d.) applicant data
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Number of Applicants 211 242 322 233 279 235 227
Number of accepted for admission 37 26 50 33 15 14 16
Actual size of incoming class 14 24 20 12 10 10 8
ACCEPTED for ADmission
  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
GRE – Verbal Mean Score 490 558 558 556 581 562 508
  Median Score 490 570 570 555 570 570 585
GRE – Quantitative Mean Score 562 662 662 623 688 650 721
  Median Score 580 630 630 625 700 640 745
GRE – Advanced Mean Score 4.8 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.6 4.3 4.3
  Median Score 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.0 4.3
Mean Undergraduate GPA 3.52 3.47 3.47 3.58 3.5 3.4 3.4
Clinical psychology (psy.d.) applicant data
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Number of Applicants 321 359 362 355 408 359 412
Number of accepted for admission 143 207 136 149 149 143 158
Actual size of incoming class 91 73 75 86 89 82 80
accepted for Admission
    2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
GRE – Verbal Mean Score 462 481 507 482 513 509 508
  Median Score 460 490 510 470 500 510 510
GRE – Quantitative Mean Score 535 553 629 561 593 587 598
  Median Score 550 590 620 550 610 580 600
GRE – Advanced Mean Score 4.3 4.5 4.3 4.1 4.2 4.1 4.2
  Median Score 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0
Mean Undergraduate GPA 3.42 3.40 3.44 3.50 3.5 3.5 3.6

 

Application Checklist/Deadlines

Clinical Psychology (Psy.D. and Ph.D.)

Application and all supporting documentation must be received by January 8 for Fall start in August. The Ph.D. and Psy.D. program only enrolls once a year in August.

Please use the check list below in order to ensure that you have sent in all documents to complete your admissions file.

Applicants may select the option to apply for both the Psy.D. and Ph.D. programs.

check list
_____ 1. Complete online application form
_____ 2. Application fee of $50 (in U.S. dollars) made payable to Nova Southeastern University
_____ 3. Statement of professional goals
_____ 4. CV/resume
_____ 5. Three academic or professional recommendations, including form
_____ 6. Official transcripts from all colleges or universities you attended need to be mailed directly to Enrollment Processing Services (EPS), including agency evaluation of foreign degrees for determination of U.S. equivalence (including Canadian transcripts). International Students should visit http://www.nova.edu/internationalstudents/ for further information. *
_____ 7. GRE scores—submit a photocopy (GRE Code: 5516)
Please mail items to:

Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services
Attn: Center for Psychological Studies
3301 College Avenue P.O. Box 299000
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905

For International Students:
Nova Southeastern University
Attn: Enrollment Processing Services
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905

Fax unofficial documents to 954-262-3608 or email gradschool@nova.edu.

Official electronic transcripts must be sent to electronictranscript@nova.edu
NOTE: EXTERNAL INSTITUTIONS ONLY
.

If you have any questions about the admissions process, call (954) 262-7563 / (800) 541-6682, 27563 (a-s-k-m-e), or email to gradschool@nova.edu.

International Students are encouraged to contact the Office of International Students Services at (954) 262-7240 or (800) 541-6682, ext. 27240 or by email at intl@nova.edu.

Clinical Psychology Ph.D. & Psy.D. Application Deadlines
Location
Terms Offered
Application Deadlines
Open House Information
Main Campus
August (Fall)
January 8
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Specialist Program (Psy.S.) in School Psychology

Please use the check list below in order to ensure that you have sent in all documents to complete your admissions file.

check list
_____ 1. Complete online application form
_____ 2. Application fee of $50 (in U.S. dollars) made payable to Nova Southeastern University
_____ 3. Statement of professional goals
_____ 4. CV/resume (include your name and Social Security number)
_____ 5. Two academic or professional letters of recommendation, including form
_____ 6. Official transcripts from all colleges or universities you attended need to be mailed directly to Enrollment Processing Services (EPS), including agency evaluation of foreign degrees for determination of U.S. equivalence (including Canadian transcripts). International Students should visit http://www.nova.edu/internationalstudents/ for further information.*
_____ 7. GRE or MAT scores (GRE Code: 5516) Not required for applicants satisfying alternative degree-seeking requirements.
_____ 8. International Student applicants should submit TOEFL scores, if applicable. International Students should visit http://www.nova.edu/internationalstudents/prospective/i20.html for further information*
_____ 9. Application worksheet
_____ 10. Letter specifying coursework (Non-Degree Seeking only)
Please mail items to:

Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services
Attn: Center for Psychological Studies
3301 College Avenue P.O. Box 299000
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905

For International Students:
Nova Southeastern University
Attn: Enrollment Processing Services
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905


Fax unofficial documents to 954-262-3608 or email gradschool@nova.edu.


Official electronic transcripts must be sent to electronictranscript@nova.edu
NOTE: EXTERNAL INSTITUTIONS ONLY
.

If you have any questions about the admissions process, call (954) 262-7563 / (800) 541-6682, 27563 (a-s-k-m-e), or email to gradschool@nova.edu.

International Students are encouraged to contact the Office of International Students Services at (954) 262-7240 or (800) 541-6682, ext. 27240 or by email at intl@nsu.nova.edu.

Specialist Program in School Psychology
Application Deadline and Campus Site Information
Location
Terms Offered
Preferred Application Deadlines
Early / Regular Admission**
Open House Information
Main Campus
August (Fall)
Jan. 8 / June 15
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Tampa
January (Winter)
November 15
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**Applications and supporting material should be received by the preferred application review date. Late applications are reviewed based on availability and students who are not accepted for their initial start date because of late application status will be considered for the following term.

*International Student Applicant Information

Applicants whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate English proficiency. Please visit the International Students Office website at http://www.nova.edu/internationalstudents/prospective/i20.html for a list of English proficiency test that satisfies the Universities requirements.

Students who have obtained a degree from a foreign country should view the list of approved agencies to have their official transcripts reviewed for university credit. Please visit the International Students Office website at http://www.nova.edu/internationalstudents/ for a list of National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). International Students are encouraged to contact the Office of International Student Services at (954) 262-7240 or 1800-541-6682, ext.27240 or by email at intl@nsu.nova.edu.

School Psychology (Psy.D.)
Transfer of Credits

All transfer credit must be awarded during the student's first academic year in the doctoral program. Consideration will be given only to doctoral-level courses taken within the past five years and before matriculation in the doctoral program. Request for first semester courses must be made during the summer before July 15, and may be done through the mail or by making an appointment with the director of academic affairs that is responsible for awarding these credits. Request for all other transfer credit must be made during the fall, before October 15. The maximum number of credits transferred that will be credited toward graduation is 15. Coursework submitted must meet all the specific criteria outlined in the center catalog. No transfer credits may be applied to pre-practicum, practicum, internship, or electives. Courses from terminal master's degree programs are not transferable. See the CPS student handbook for additional information.

Please use the check list below in order to ensure that you have sent in all documents to complete your admissions file.

check list
_____ 1. Complete online application form
_____ 2. Application fee of $50 (in U.S. dollars) made payable to Nova Southeastern University
_____ 3. Statement of professional goals
_____ 4. CV/resume (include your name and social security number)
_____ 5. Three academic or professional recommendations, including form
_____ 6. Official transcripts from all colleges or universities you attended need to be mailed directly to Enrollment Processing Services (EPS), including agency evaluation of foreign degrees for determination of U.S. equivalence (including Canadian transcripts). International Students should visit http://www.nova.edu/internationalstudents/ for further information. *
_____ 7. GRE scores - submit a photocopy (GRE Code: 5516)
_____ 8. National Certification in School Psychology (NCSP), state certification, and/or state license - submit photocopies of each (Advanced Standing Applicants Only)
Please mail items to:

Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services
Attn: Center for Psychological Studies
3301 College Avenue P.O. Box 299000
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905

For International Students:
Nova Southeastern University
Attn: Enrollment Processing Services
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905
DOCTORAL PROGRAM IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY APPLICATION DEADLINE
Location Terms Offered Deadlines Open House Information
Ft. Lauderdale August (Fall) January 8 - Early Deadline
June 15 - Late Deadline
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Fax unofficial documents to 954-262-3608 or email gradschool@nova.edu.

Official electronic transcripts must be sent to electronictranscript@nova.edu
NOTE: EXTERNAL INSTITUTIONS ONLY
.

If you have any questions about the admissions process, call (954) 262-7563 / (800) 541-6682, 27563 (a-s-k-m-e), or email to gradschool@nova.edu.

International Students are encouraged to contact the Office of International Students Services at (954) 262-7240 or (800) 541-6682, ext. 27240 or by email at intl@nova.edu.