Frequently Asked Questions | School of Graduate Psychology

SGP Admissions Inquiries & Scheduling a Campus Visit

Our admissions counselors take appointments Monday through Friday, normal business hours.  If you cannot visit, the admissions counselor will be happy to answer your questions via email or on the phone.  Please email or call a week in advance to set up a meeting.

Jenni Gottschalk - PsyD & PhD Admissions
503-352-7225 | jgott@pacificu.edu

Carmel Nicol -  APS Admissions
503-352-7226 | carmelnicol@pacificu.edu

When is the Application Deadline?

  • APS program: The preferred deadline is February 1, 2020 and the final deadline is March 1, 2020. Please note the application fee will be waived if the application is submitted by the preferred deadline date; after that date, the application fee is $40.
  • PsyD program and PhD programs: The preferred deadline is December 1, 2019. The final deadline is December 17, 2019. All application materials, including supplemental documents, must be at Pacific University by the deadline.

The programs have only one application deadline and start date each year.

When and where are Classes Held? Are the Programs Full Time?

For the APS program, classes are held Monday-Friday from 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm, or 5pm-8pm (M-Th). The program is completed in 2 years as a full-time student. Didactic classes are held at the Hillsboro Campus in Hillsboro, OR.

For the PsyD and PhD programs, classes are held Monday-Friday from 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm, or 5pm-8pm (M-Th). The doctoral programs are considered full time. Didactic classes are held at the Hillsboro Campus in Hillsboro, OR.

School of Graduate Psychology Academic Calendar

2018-2019 Academic Calendar

2017-2018 Academic Calendar

2016-2017 Academic Calendar

Are the programs accredited?

The APS program is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC).

The PsyD program is accredited by the American Psychological Association

The PhD program is conditionally accredited by the American Psychological Association.

How do I Apply?

How to apply to the APS program.

How to apply to the PsyD program.

How to apply to the PhD program.

What are your Requirements for Admission?

APS (Masters in Applied Psychological Science) admissions requirements

PsyD admissions requirements

PhD admissions requirements

How Much is Tuition? Do you Offer Scholarships?

APS tuition information

PsyD tuition information and scholarship information

PhD tuition information