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Applied Developmental Psychology at a Glance (2009-2010) 

TIME TO COMPLETION:
Students graduating in Academic Year 2004 through Academic year 2010

Total Graduates Mean
# of years to completion
Median
# of years to completion
31 5.6 4.7

Ph.D. Graduates beginning at the bachelor level (Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
8 4 2 3 6
35% 17% 17% 13% 26%
 
Ph.D. Graduates beginning with advanced degree (non-Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
4 3 0 0 1
50% 38% 0% 0% 13%


PROGRAM COSTS:
Over the past 3 years students earned an average of 13 credits per term, while in coursework.  Visit our Tuition and Fees page to view the current tuition fees.



FINANCIAL AID:
In academic year 2009 - 2010, 32 Ph.D. students were enrolled in the applied developmental psychology program.  

In the applied developmental psychology program, 22 (69%) students had stipends, including:

  • 1 (5%) distinguished fellowships
  • 13 (59%) graduate assistantships
  • 2 (9%) teaching associates
  • 1 (5%) teaching fellows
  • 5 (23%) external funding

 

In the applied developmental psychology program, 24 (75%) students had scholarships, including:

  • 1 (8%) distinguished fellowships
  • 13 (54%) graduate assistantships
  • 2 (8%) teaching associates
  • 1 (8%) teaching fellows
  • 5 (21%) external funding 
  • 2 (8%) tuition scholarships

Visit the following websites regarding financial aid information:
Financial Aid 
Distinguished Fellowships



ATTRITION DATA:
Year of 
Enrollment
# Enrolled # Graduated with Doctorate # Still currently enrolled # No longer enrolled
2004  7  6  0  1
2005  6  4  1  1
2006  6  5  1  0
2007  7  6  1  0
2008  6  4  1  1
2009  10  0  10  0
2010  7  0  7  0


 



TIME TO COMPLETION:

Since 2001, Fordham’s Applied Developmental Psychology program has had:

  • 2 masters' only graduate, with a median time to degree of 1.6 years
  • 46 students earned a master’s degree en route to a doctorate, with a median registered time to degree of 1.4 years
  • 11 students earned a doctorate with a non-Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 4.4 years
  • 46 students earned a doctorate  with a Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 5.7 years for both degrees. 


INCOMING STUDENTS:

Of 11 applicants for Fall 2010, 6 (55%) made up the entering doctoral cohort.

The entering cohort had GRE score (2007 - 2009) ranges of:

  • Verbal: 590-680
  • Quantitative: 670-750
  • Analytical Writing: 5-5.5

The average Bachelor’s GPA for incoming students:

  • 3.64

 

 

DEGREES AWARDED:

In academic year 2009 - 2010, Fordham awarded 7 degrees in applied developmental psychology.

  • 3 (43%) Ph.D.
  • 4 (57%) M.A.


 
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