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Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data

The Psy.D. program at Wheaton College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). The Commission on Accreditation can be reached at:

American Psychological Association
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242

Telephone: 202.336.5979
Email: apaaccred@apa.org

Admissions Requirements

Admission to the Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology is competitive and requires evaluation of the entire applicant pool. The application deadline is December 15th, and personal interviews with selected applicants will be conducted in early February.  See  Admissions Requirements for more details.

Time to Completion for all students entering the program

The following charts are saved in JPEG image format to preserve the data formatting requirements for this program. A PDF file of all of the charts is provided as a download.

PsyD Time to Completion 2020-2021

Also, please describe or provide a link to program admissions policies that allow students to enter with credit for prior graduate work, and the expected implications for time to completion. Please indicate NA if not applicable:

Wheaton College Transfer Policy

Program Costs

PsyD Program Costs 2020-2021

Program Sequence and 1st year Cohort Cost

38 of 120 credits are taken during the first year in the program (Fall, Spring and Summer); thus first year tuition is greater than subsequent years.  Average annual tuition is $34,350. See more information about program sequence.

Scholarships/Program Aid

The Doctor of Psychology Program has a substantial budget line dedicated to direct scholarship aid to students. Every student receives scholarships which typically range from $6,000 to $10,000. Visit  Wheaton College Financial Aid for more details about scholarships available to students of the program.  

Internship Placement - Table 1

PsyD Internship Placement Table 1 2020-2021

Internship Placement - Table 2

PsyD Internship Placement Table 2 2020-2021

Additional information about pre-doctoral internship placements within the Wheaton College Psy.D. Program.


PsyD Attrition 2020-2021


PsyD Licensure 2021