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Application Instructions


Applications to the PhD Program are accepted September 15 through December 1st for the following FALL.

  • Application Form

Applications are only accepted online through the Graduate School website:

After a quick registration, you can visit the site as often as you like, and also have the option to change your response and fill out the application over several sessions.

  • Application Fee

The fee is $100 for both domestic and international students, payable by credit card.

Applicants should refer to the University’s Graduate Bulletin ( to obtain information about application fee waivers.

  • Test Scores

Please use the institution code 2548 for the TOEFL tests. We are currently waiving the GRE for the upcoming admission cycle. 

  •   Application Materials (CV, Transcripts, Letter of Recommendation,)

It is highly recommended that you submit a complete application electronically. Upload your CV, unofficial transcript (in PDF format) and have your recommenders submit through the online application. If you are offered admission, official transcripts will be requested at that time and sent to the address listed below .  


Graduate Office
100 Nicholls Rd.
Department of Psychology
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2500


If you have any questions, please contact:

Marilynn Wollmuth,

Graduate Program Coordinator