Center for Psychological Studies

Admissions

Applicant Data
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Number of Applicants 242 322 233 279 235 227 227 221
Number Accepted for Admission 26 50 33 15 14 19 19 18
Actual Size of Incoming Class 24 20 12 10 10 8 9 15

Accepted for Admission
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
GRE – Verbal Mean Score 558 556 581 562 508 163 158
  Median Score 570 555 570 570 585 163 157
GRE – Quantitative Mean Score 662 623 688 650 721 156 156
  Median Score 630 625 700 640 745 158 155
GRE – Advanced Mean Score 4.5 4.4 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.6 4.3
  Median Score 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.0 4.3 4.5 4.5
Mean Undergraduate GPA   3.47 3.58 3.50 3.40 3.40 3.65 3.60

Applicant Data
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
GRE – Verbal Mean Score 507 482 513 509 508 153 154
  Median Score 510 470 500 510 510 153 155
GRE – Quantitative Mean Score 629 561 593 587 598 149 155
  Median Score 620 550 610 580 600 149 152
GRE – Advanced Mean Score 4.3 4.1 4.2 4.1 4.2 4.1 4.2
  Median Score 4.5 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
Mean Undergraduate GPA   3.44 3.50 3.50 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.5

Accepted for Admission
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Number of Applicants 359 362 355 408 359 412 340 377
Number Accepted for Admission 207 136 149 149 143 158 151 169
Actual Size of Incoming Class 75 73 84 88 84 81 85 87

 

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 30
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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 30 - Late Deadline
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Late applications are reviewed based on availability.

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.