Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data for School Doctoral

Admissions data

Number of applicants25222825191815201515
Number offered admission59179977756
Number matriculated5265344314
Number of incoming students receiving an assistantship that includes a full waiver of tuition5265344314

Time to completion

Psychology School Doctoral Time to Completion

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Those entering with a MA/MS degree in School Psychology will be required to complete approximately 70 graduate hours.  Students are required to complete at least two years of academic training at Central Michigan University. The following courses must be completed while enrolled at Central Michigan University:  PSY 767, PSY 890/891, PSY 898/899, and PSY 990/991. At least 50 percent of the minimum post-baccalaureate hours for a doctoral degree must be completed at Central Michigan University. Any credits more than 10 years old at time of graduation will not be accepted towards meeting degree requirements.

Program costs

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


Due to budget constraints, we currently are unable to offer funding for graduate students admitted during the 2021-2022 academic year. Tuition and fees for the first year of the program is estimated at around $20,830. We continue to seek additional sources of funding which we hope will allow us to fund students in the future.


The total number of program graduates (doctoral degrees conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years ago22
The number of those graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists in the past 10 years18
Licensure percentage82%


Internship sites 2011-2021

Internship PlacementAcademic Year
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, Cypress, TX (two placements)2021
Kennedy Krieger/Hopkins/Beha Psych & Neuropsych, Baltimore, MD2021
Cedar Springs Public Schools, Cedar Springs, MI2021
Community Mental Health for Central Michigan, Mt. Pleasant, MI2021
Partners in Change, Midland, MI2021
Eaton RESA, Charlotte, MI2020
Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA2020
Nebraska Internship Consortium, Munroe-Meyer Institute Behavioral Pediatrics, Lincoln, NE2020
Deer Valley School Psychology Internship, Avondale Elementary School District, Avondale, AZ2020
Colorado Psychology Internship Consortium, Eagle Valley Behavioral Health, Aurora, CO2020
Nebraska Internship Consortium, Munroe-Meyer Institute Behavioral Pediatrics, Lincoln, NE2019
Tennessee Internship Consortium in Psychology, Loudon, TN2019
The Children's Center-Salt Lake, Salt Lake City, UT2019
Jackson County ISD, Jackson, MI2018
Nebraska Internship Consortium, Munroe-Meyer Institute Rural Integrated Care, Lincoln, NE2017
Saginaw Public Schools, Saginaw, MI2017
Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA2017
Bay-Arenac ISD2016
Nebraska Internship Consortium, Lincoln, NE2016
Jordan School District, West Jordan, UT2016
Integrated Behavioral Health and Pediatric Psychology Internship UofM, Ann Arbor, MI2016
Nebraska Internship Consortium2015
Nationwide Children's Hospital2015
University of Michigan Department of Pediatrics2015
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia2014
Illinois School of Psychology Internship Consortium2014
University of Michigan Department of Pediatrics2014
Grand Rapids Public Schools, Grand Rapids, MI2012
Munroe-Meyer Institute, Omaha, NE2012
Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD2011
Munroe-Meyer Institute, Omaha, NE2011


​Tuition rates

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  • All graduate assistants receive resident tuition (whether they are international or domestic students).
  • Military – Central Michigan University’s resident tuition policy says that a student would be considered a resident for tuition purposes if the student or spouse “is stationed in Michigan on regular active duty with the military.”


Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002

Telephone: 202-336-5979.
Email the Commission on Accreditation