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Department of Psychological Sciences

The following faculty mentors are potentially recruiting new PhD students for the 2020 incoming doctoral class: Yossef Ben-Porath, Jeffrey Ciesla, Karin Coifman, Douglas Delahanty, John Dunlosky, Jocelyn Folk, Stephen Fountain, Judith Gere, Lee Gilman, Josefina Grau, John Gunstad, Mary Himmelstein, Joel Hughes, Aaron Jasnow, William Lechner,...

Department of Psychological Sciences

If you have questions that have not been answered by our online materials, contact the Psychological Sciences, Office of Graduate Admissions at: Telephone:  330-672-8536 Email:  gradpsyc@kent.edu

You can contact international admissions in the Office of Global Education at 330-672-7980 or intladm@kent.edu. International applications are received and processed by KSU’s Office of Global Education. For additional information on the international student application process, visit international admissions Frequently Asked Questions.

Department of Psychological Sciences

All decisions will be released by April 15, via the email you indicated on your application.

The areas of interest for Psychological Science include Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive, Developmental, Health, and Social.  Please visit our webpage at www.kent.edu/psychology/training-areas to learn more information about each training area and the core faculty members.

The areas of interest for Clinical Psychology include Adult Psychopathology, Assessment, Child Clinical, Clinical Health, and Neuropsychology.  Please visit our webpage at www.kent.edu/psychology/training-areas to learn more information about each training area and the core faculty members.

The Department evaluates each applicant's entire package.  We do require a minimum last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework GPA of 3.0 but no minimum GRE score.  The table below shows the average scores of applicants recently admitted to the Clinical and Psychological Science programs. Clinical Program 2017-18 2018-19 GPA 3.66 ...

Department of Psychological Sciences

In evaluating applications, the Department focuses on your grades and the courses in which they were earned, your personal statement, which should reflect your professional goals, areas of specialized interest, research experience and other relevant background experiences, your letters of recommendation, and your scores on the GRE. The Department...

Department of Psychological Sciences

Our application deadline is December 1st of each year, for the following Fall admission.

Our application deadline is December 1st. In order for an application to be considered complete, the department must have received all application materials including:  Statement of Career Goals and Purpose, describing your motivation for graduate study, your future professional goals, and your reasons for having selected Kent State University...