Doctor of Psychology - Cost & Scholarships

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Tuition & Fees

The 2024-2025 cost per credit hour for this program is $1,250 per credit.

With 102 credit hours in the program, that's a total of $127,500 to complete the program!

Fees vary by program and cost is subject to change each academic year.

Note: Roberts Wesleyan University reserves the right to change the fees above at any time without prior notice.

Financial Aid

NOTE: Every student accepted into the program will receive the PsyD Clinical/School Psychology Scholarship in the amount of $30,000.

  • Federal Aid - Students must be admitted and registered for at least 3 semester hours in a program leading to a graduate degree.  Students may not owe a refund on any federal grant or be in default on any federal loan.  A financial aid transcript is required from each institution where the student has previously been enrolled whether or not financial assistance was received at that institution.
    • Direct Unsubsidized - Fixed rate loan with an annual maximum of $20,500.  Rate and fees determined annually.  For more information, go to
    • GRAD PLUS - Fixed-rate credit qualifying loans that allow for additional funds to help pay for educational expenses, up to the Cost of Education, as established by Roberts Wesleyan University.  The PLUS request process, including credit check, can be completed at
    • Direct Loans - To determine eligibility, complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at, or download the new FAFSA App (Google Play or Apple (iOS) Store) to complete it on your mobile device, each year.  (Available October 1st for the following academic year).  The Federal school code for Roberts is 002805.
  • Veterans - Roberts Wesleyan University participates in the Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance and Yellow Ribbon Programs. For more information regarding educational programs for Veterans, please visit Veterans Tuition Awards (VTA) are also available for eligible veterans in New York State. Contact HESC for more information at 1-888-697-4372 or
  • Employee Reimbursement - Many companies and businesses offer tuition reimbursement for their employees enrolled in college educational programs. Prospective students should contact the personnel offices at their places of employment for information about tuition reimbursement. Anticipated benefits must be reported on the Payment Agreement form.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at


Racial/Ethnic Diversity in Clinical and School Psychology ASSIST Scholarship

The scholarship reflects Roberts Wesleyan University's commitment to increasing racial and ethnic diversity in the field of psychology. The scholarship provides a one-time financial award for the first year of study.

Scholarship recipients are selected based on evidence in their application and interview on the following criteria:

  • academic merit
  • alignment with the goals of the discipline of clinical and school psychology
  • representing an underrepresented racial or ethnic minority population

For more information on this scholarship contact Stephen Robson at

For questions concerning federal and state aid:

For questions concerning federal and state financial aid, contact the Office of Student Financial Services at or call 585-594-6150.
NOTE: The Office of Student Financial Services recommends that students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form each academic year (July 1–June 30). Apply online at The Federal School Code for Roberts Wesleyan University is 002805.

Payment Options

All tuition and fees must be paid prior to the beginning of the term, except in cases where an extended payment plan has been arranged.

  • Financial Aid is applied at the beginning of each term.

  • Payments can be made online at with QuikPay.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Your financial aid eligibility may be impacted by your age and dependency status. If you are under the age of 25, you may be considered a dependent of your parents for Federal financial aid purposes. Dependent students are required to provide certain parental information on the FAFSA, including income, which will be used to determine your financial aid eligibility and may result in reduced levels of aid. New York State also has separate guidelines for dependency.

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.
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