A completed graduate program application (online or paper).
A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale is recommended.
A minimum 3.2 GPA in psychology courses is recommended.
Successful completion of the following undergraduate psychology courses: Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods/Experimental Psychology, & Statistics.*
2 letters of recommendation attesting to the applicant’s potential for success in graduate
GRE will be optional for requirement.
Official undergraduate transcript evidencing an earned Bachelor’s degree.
Baccalaureate degree conferred by a regionally accredited US institution or the foreign equivalent as determined by an approved international evaluation service.
A personal statement of up to 500 words describing why the applicant desires this particular program/degree.
A copy of the applicant’s résumé.
*While there is no undergraduate major requirement, all applicants must have taken the 3 required courses listed. These courses are currently required of all psychology majors. Substitution courses can be made, at the discretion of the Program Director, in rare circumstances.
All documents should be sent to:
Saint Peter’s University
Attn: Graduate Admission
2641 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
Please feel free to call the Office of Graduate Admission at (201) 761-6470 with any questions.
A maximum of six (6) graduate credits of equivalent course work may be transferred from other accredited universities. A minimum grade of 3.0 (B) is required in such courses. Transfer credit is granted by petition to and approval by the Chair of the Department. It is the student’s responsibility to initiate the petition and justify the acceptance of the courses. The Chair of the Department will determine whether the courses are equivalent. Transfer credit is by permission only and not an obligation of the University.
Admission Requirements for International Students:
Official scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a
minimum score of 550 on the written exam, a minimum of 213 on the computer-based
exam or a minimum of 79 on the internet-based exam will be accepted.