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Applied Developmental Psychology









Applied Developmental Psychology at a Glance (2012-2013) 

TIME TO COMPLETION:
Students graduating in academic year 2005 through academic year 2013

Total Graduates Mean
# of years to completion
Median
# of years to completion
39 5.8 5.4

Ph.D. Graduates beginning at the bachelor level (Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
9 1 6 3 7
35% 4% 22% 12% 27%
 
Ph.D. Graduates beginning with advanced degree (non-Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
9 0 1 2 1
69%   8% 15% 7%


PROGRAM COSTS:
Over the past 3 years students earned an average of 11 credits per term, while in coursework.  Visit our Tuition and Fees page to view the current tuition fees.



FINANCIAL AID:
In academic year 2012 - 2013, 30 Ph.D. students were enrolled in the applied developmental psychology program.  

In the applied developmental psychology program, 21 (69%) students had stipends, including:
distinguished fellowships 1 5%
graduate assistantships 12 57%
teaching associates 2 10%
teaching fellows 5 24%
external funding 1 5%


In the applied developmental psychology program, 23 (75%) students had scholarships, including:
distinguished fellowships 1 4%
graduate assistantships 12 52%
teaching associates 2 9%
teaching fellows 5 24%
external funding 1 4%
tuition scholarships 2 9%


Visit the following websites regarding financial aid information:
FinancialAid
Distinguished Fellowships



INCOMING STUDENTS:

Of 9 admitted applicants for Fall 2012, 4 (44%) made up the entering doctoral cohort.

The entering cohort had GRE score (2009 - 2011) ranges of:
Verbal 420 - 800
Quantitative 550 - 790
Analytical Writing 3.5 - 6

The average Bachelor’s GPA for incoming students:
3.6

100% of 1st year Ph.D. students have merit based stipends and full tuition scholarships


DEGREES AWARDED:
In academic year 2011 - 2012, Fordham awarded 14 degrees in applied developmental psychology;
PhD 10 71%
MA 4 29%




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