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

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a liberal arts discipline (psychology major preferred*)
  • Accumulated grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00 preferred
  • Preferred Psychology Coursework:
    • General Psychology
    • Developmental Psychology
    • Statistics
    • Research Methods/Design
    • Abnormal Psychology
  • Preferred Liberal Arts Coursework:
    • Human Biology/Biology
    • Oral Communications/Speech
    • Written Communication/Writing
    • Social Sciences and Fine Arts/Humanities also recommended

*Students with at least 15-18 hours of undergraduate psychology will be considered for admission


To apply for the School Psychology program at Roberts Wesleyan University, please provide the following:

  • Submit an online application.
  • Official transcripts from every college or university attended. NOTE: Official transcripts can be sent via mail to Roberts Wesleyan College "ATTN: AGE Admissions Office" 2301 Westside Drive Rochester, NY 14624 OR they can be submitted electronically to age-admissions@roberts.edu.
  • Two recommendations (1 academic and 1 professional)
  • A type-written autobiographical statement (instructions are included within the online application)
  • A current professional résumé

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 RWU 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

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Adult and Graduate Admissions - 585.594.6600 | 800.777.4792 (toll free) - AGE-Admissions@roberts.edu