The minimum GPA is 3.25. However, the average GPA for students admitted into our program
Yes. Because completion of the program is contingent on completing 30 credits in one
year, students must be registered full time to meet program requirements.
No, the GRE general test is optional. If you wish to send in your GRE scores, please
use the institution code 2548.
We do not require supplemental materials. Although a CV (Curriculum Vitae) is not required, it is recommended. To complete your application, you need to submit
three letters of recommendation and all transcripts listed on your application. If
English is not your primary language, TOEFL scores are required, as well, for international
and domestic applicants.
Yes, all applicants whose native language is not English are required to take the
It is to your advantage to have your application electronically complete. It's easier
to review your file. If you decide to mail your transcripts and letters of recommendation,
please mail to:
Graduate OfficeDepartment of Psychology100 Nicolls RdStony Brook UniversityStony Brook, NY 11794-2500
No, all applicants must have their undergraduate degree conferred by June.
Applications are accepted through February 28th. You will not be able to submit your application to our MA Program prior to that
date. To complete the application, go to the Graduate School SLATE website. The online process is easy and you can fill out the application over several
sessions. The application fee of $100 must be paid online with a credit card.
Note that we require separate applications for the Ph.D. and the 1-Year Masters Programs.
If you applied to our Ph.D. program and would like to be considered for this one as
well, you will need to complete a second application.
Include a description of your interests and research experience as well as your reasons
Students will be notified of offers of admission by April 15.