Candidates for admission to the master's, doctoral, and joint-degree graduate programs offered by the Department of Psychology are invited to contact the department.

Application Process

All graduate applicants should:

Submitting Test Scores

GRE or other test scores must be sent directly to the Catholic University Office of Graduate Admission from the testing service. Do not attach to the online application. Our programs have made the GRE General Test optional for admission to the fall 2023 class. Applications without GRE scores will be given equal consideration. If applicants have GRE scores, they may submit scores and they will be considered by the admissions committee.

Catholic University's test code for the GRE and TOEFL is 5104

International Applicants

Attach original copies in the native language and translated forms of the following:

  • Grade reports
  • Certificates
  • Transcripts

English Proficiency, Proof of Funding
Both English proficiency and proof of funding documents must be presented to the Office of Graduate Admission either by postal mail or in person. These documents will not be accepted through the online application. 

Important Dates

Each graduate program in psychology has a specific deadline. Please see that program’s webpage for details.

  • Funding Opportunities

    The University awards a limited number of fellowships and scholarships to qualified entering graduate students.

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  • Program-Specific Application Requirements

    Some of the graduate programs in Psychology have additional required application materials beyond the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Application and its requirements.

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    Contact Us

    Find contact information for the Department of Psychology.

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