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Roberts Wesleyan University maintains rigorous admissions standards to ensure students are prepared for the intensive Psy.D. training program.

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 on a scale of 4.00
  • Psychology major preferred, but students from a liberal arts background with coursework in statistics, research methods, and 15-18 hours in Psychological Studies will also be considered
  • Competitive GRE scores (no established cut-offs) - Roberts Institution Code is 2759
  • Evidence of professional and personal dispositions necessary for success in the program


To apply for the Psy.D. program at Roberts Wesleyan University, you must provide:

  • Official transcripts from every college or university you attended. NOTE: All official transcripts can be sent via mail to Roberts Wesleyan University "ATTN: AGE Admissions Office" 2301 Westside Drive Rochester, NY 14624.
  • Three recommendation letters (two academic and one professional reference)
  • A typewritten autobiographical statement
  • Official GRE scores
  • A current professional résumé
  • Submit your application online.

Transfer Credit

Up to 30 graduate credits earned in accredited graduate schools and carrying a grade of B or better will be transferable toward an advanced degree at Roberts Wesleyan University to the extent that the student can demonstrate equivalence to course(s) in the Roberts degree program and pending approval by the Psychology Department. This equivalence can be demonstrated by students providing the Department and their advisors with catalog course descriptions, course syllabi, and completed assignments for the courses being considered for transfer.

Decisions regarding credit transfer are made independent of admissions decisions.

Need Housing?

If you are in need of housing while studying at Roberts, please contact AGE-Admissions@roberts.edu for a list of housing options near campus or visit www.roberts.edu/GradHousing for on-campus housing for full-time, graduate students.

Application Questions:

Call: 585.594.6600 | 800.777.4792 (toll free) | Email: AGE-Admissions@roberts.edu

Related Majors

School Psychology, M.S. - Our Masters in School Psychology program prepares students to evaluate, diagnose, and treat children and adolescents, in consultation with parents and teachers.
Adult and Graduate Admissions - 585.594.6600 | 800.777.4792 (toll free) - AGE-Admissions@roberts.edu