Full Admission Requirements

  • Complete department application
  • Three letters of recommendations
  • Personal Statement
  • Writing Sample
  • Bachelors degree in psychology or substantial equivalent*
  • Official Transcripts
  • Undergraduate grade point average (GPA) in last 60 hours of 3.0 or higher
  • GRE verbal score not below 50th percentile, GRE quantitative score not below 25th percentile, and GRE analytical score is 4.0 or above

*Substantial equivalent includes those courses which are prerequisites for the course in the plan of study: General Psychology, Human Development, Abnormal Psychology, Learning, and a Statistics class that covers ANOVA thoroughly, OR a passing score on the GRE psychology subject test.

Additional Information

Students that do not qualify for full admission may be granted conditional admission, on a limited basis, when the applicant has an undergraduate GPA or GRE scores below those stated for full admission, based on a full review of other application material.

The priority deadline for fall admissions in April 1st, and any remaining positions in the graduate program will continue to be filled until August 1st. The deadline for spring admissions is December 1st, and spring positions are often limited. For applicants interested in scholarships, there are several available for fall admission, and priority will be given to those who apply by April 1st.

You can apply for scholarships here: Scholarship Application

​All materials should be sent/delivered to the WTAMU Graduate School.

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