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Acceptance and Enrollment 

Acceptance and Enrollment Percentages- Doctoral Program
Doctoral Program  % of Students Who Apply and Are Accepted  % of Students Who Are Accepted and Enroll 
Clinical 6% 71%
Counseling 9% 85%
School 27% 75%
Cognitive 22% 50%
Developmental 17% 70%
Educational 50% 75%
Experimental 12% 76%
General/Social/Personality 11% 50%
Industrial/Organizational 14% 61%
Physiological, neurosciences, biological, or comparative 18% 60%
Psychometrics/Quantitative 33% 60%
Other Programs 18% 75%
All Programs 13% 70%

 

Acceptance and Enrollment- Master's Program
Master's Program  % of Students Who Apply and Are Accepted  % of Students Who Are Accepted and Enroll 
Clinical 41% 61%
Counseling 59% 77%
School 43% 78%
Cognitive N/A N/A
Developmental 50% 56%
Educational 54% 84%
Experimental 53% 66%
General/Social/Personality 41% 71%
Industrial/Organizational 41% 64%
Physiological, neurosciences, biological, or comparative N/A N/A
Psychometrics/Quantitative N/A N/A
Other Programs 51% 68%
All Programs 45% 68%

 

 

 

Source: "Acceptance and Enrollment Rates in the Fall of 1996 in U.S. Graduate Departments of Psychology by Degree Level and Program Area" American Psychological Association, 1998 [online], retrieved November 28, 1998.  N/A means not available.