Admissions, Outcomes and Other Data

Time to Completion

Most of our students take five or six years (including internship) to complete the program. Click on the Time to Completion image below to open the data as a PDF file.

Clinical Psychology Time To Completion 2011-2021

Students can transfer up to a maximum of 30 credits with equivalent courses. The following courses cannot be transferred: PSY 765 Ethics and Professional Issues; PSY 790 & PSY 791 Practicum IA, Practicum B; PSY 890 & 891 Practicum IIA, Practicum IIB; PSY 892-893 Practicum IIIA, Practicum IIIB; PSY 898 & PSY 899 Doctoral Dissertation; and PSY 990 & PSY 991 Internship A and B.  Courses successfully transferred will count toward the 104 required credits.


For the Fall 2022 incoming class, we expect to recruit 4 new students. Doctoral students in clinical psychology have traditionally received an Assistantship consisting of 24 credit hours tuition remission per year and a stipend for four years of study. Due to current budget constraints, our funding availability going forward is unclear. Tuition for the first year of the program is estimated at $17,424.00, with an additional student services fee of approximately $450.00.

Description2021-2022 1st-year Cohort Cost
Tuition for full-time students (in-state) (based on 24 credits/year)18,672
Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state)18,672
Tuition per credit hour for part-time students (if applicable enter amount; if not applicable enter "NA")NA
University/institution fees or costs450
Additional estimated fees or costs to students (e.g. books, travel, etc.)630


Click on the Internship Placement images below to open the data as a PDF file.

Clinical Psychology Internship Placement Table 1

Clinical Psychology Internship Placement Table 2


The vast majority of our students complete the program. (Click on the photo to open the data as a PDF file.)

Clinical Psychology Attrition 2011-2021


The total number of program graduates (doctoral degrees conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years ago49
The number of these graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists in the past 10 years47
Licensure percentage96%

Admissions Data

Over the past ten years our program has received an average of 117 applications per admissions cycle, from which we have made an average of 8 offers of admission, and admitted an average of 5 students.  All admitted students have received assistantships including a waiver of tuition.

Number of applicants1341371211051181021177573119
Number offered admission11710581010789
Number matriculated5655545454
Number of incoming students receiving an assistantship that includes a full waiver of tuition5655545454

Internship Sites 

Here are some of  the sites where our doctoral candidates match to complete their predoctoral internships:

PlacementAcademic Year
National Psych Training Consortium - Central, Springfield, MO2021
VA Maryland HCS/Univ Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD2021
Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, Hines, IL2021
Federal Correctional Complex-Allenwood, White Deer, PA2020
Naval Medical Center-San Diego, San Diego, CA2020
Southwest Consortium/NMVAHCS, Albuqueque, NM2020
Northern California DOC & Rehabilitation Consort, Represa, CA2020
Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, MI2020
Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Healthcare, Tucson, AZ2020
Western State Hospital, Tacoma, Washington2019
Wisconsin Department of Corrections-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin2019
Bay Pines Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida2018
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC-IPP), Nashville, Tennessee2018
University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville, Florida2018
VA Medical Center-Salem, Virginia2018
Iowa City VA Health Care System, Coralville, Iowa2018
So. Arizona Psychology Center/La Frontera Center, Tucson, Arizona2017
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina2017
Charleston Consortium Internship, Charleston, South Carolina2017
State Operated Forensics Services, St. Peter, Minnesota2017
University of Oklahoma Health Services Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma2017
Nebraska Internship Consortium2017
University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho2017
Gulf Coast Veterans Healthcare System, Biloxi, Mississippi2016
John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan2016
So. Arizona Psychology Center/La Frontera Center, Tucson, Arizona2016
Cincinnati VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio2016
Charleston Consortium Internship, Charleston, South Carolina2016
Battle Creek VA, Battle Creek, Michigan2015
University of Arizona College of Medicine2015
Ann Arbor VA, Ann Arbor, Michigan2015
Federal Correction Institution Fort Worth, Texas2015
Missouri Health Science Psychology Consortium, Columbia, Missouri2014
Alaska VA Healthcare System, Anchorage, Alaska2014
UCLA-Semel Institute for Neuroscience, Los Angeles, California2014
John D Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan2014
Western Youth Services, Laguna Hills, California2013
Captain James A. Lovell, Federal Health Care Ctr. North Chicago, Illinois2013
University of Miami, Mailmen Center for Child Dev. Miami, Florida2013
St Louis Psychology Internship Consortium, St Louis, Missouri2013
Oklahoma Health Consortium, Norman, Oklahoma2012
VA Medical Center-Miami, Miami, Florida2012
Federal Correction Institution, Fort Worth, Texas2012
Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan2012
Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota2012
University of Michigan-Human Adjustment, Ann Arbor, Michigan2012
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut2011
Nemours/Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware2011
VA Black Hills Health Care System, Fort Meade, South Dakota2011
New Mexico VA Healthcare System, SW Consortium, Albuquerque, New Mexico2011
Center for Behavioral Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri2011


Clinical Psychology Students

Class admitted Fall 2021

  • Casey Brugh, Murray State Univeristy, Mentor:  Elizabeth Meadows, Ph.D.
  • Serena Piasini, Universita degli Studi di Bergamo/Universita degli Studi di Padova, Mentor:  Larissa Niec, Ph.D.
  • Bonny Rye, Saginaw Valley State University/Fairleigh Dickinson University, Mentor:  James Gerhart, Ph.D.
  • Sydney Yochum, Michigan State University, Mentor:  Nathan Weed, Ph.D.

Class admitted Fall 2020

  • ​Brittany Fust, Oakland University, Mentor:  Reid Skeel, Ph.D.
  • ​Reeve Harden, Ramapo College, Mentor:  Elizabeth Meadows, Ph.D.
  • Stephanie Lietzau, Towson University, Mentor:  James Gerhart, Ph.D.
  • Gloria Marquez, California State University, Mentor:  Sarah Domoff, Ph.D.​​

Class admitted Fall 2019

  • ​Ashley Eaton England, University of California-Davis, Mentor:  James Gerhart, Ph.D.
  • ​Sofia Lesica, Aquinas College, Mentor:  Reid Skeel, Ph.D.
  • Kelly Mannion, Stockton University/Seton Hall University, Mentor:  Elizabeth Meadows, Ph.D.
  • Ashlae Portell, Harvard University, Mentor:  Larissa Niec, Ph.D.
  • Julie Chandler, San Francisco State University, Mentor:  Sarah Domoff, Ph.D.​​

Class admitted Fall 2018

  • ​Jaclyn Bowes, George Washington University, Mentor: Nathan Weed, Ph.D.
  • ​Ryan Foley, University of Michigan, Mentor:  Sarah Domoff, Ph.D.
  • Mikaela Overton, Hillsdale College,  Mentor: Larissa Niec, Ph.D.
  • Danielle Paull, University of Michigan, Mentor:  George Ronan, Ph.D.​​

Class admitted Fall 2017

  • ​Aubrey Borgen, Minnesota State University, Mentor: Sarah Domoff, Ph.D.
  • ​Halie Brooks, William Woods University, Mentor:  Nathan Weed, Ph.D.
  • Melanie Midkiff, Northwestern State University,  Mentor: Elizabeth Meadows, Ph.D.
  • Cayla Mitzkovitz, University of Connecticut, Mentor:  Reid Skeel, Ph.D.
  • Mitchell Todd, Baylor University, Mentor:  Larissa Niec, Ph.D.​​

Class admitted Fall 2016

  • ​Irene Brodd, California State University, Mentor: Larissa Niec, Ph.D.
  • ​Anissa Maffett, University of Dayton, Mentor:  Reid Skeel, Ph.D.
  • Alexandra Thelen, Northern Illinois University, Mentor: Elizabeth Meadows, Ph.D.
  • Heather Thompke, Grand Valley State University, Mentor:​ George Ronan, Ph.D.​​