Doctorate of Clinical Psychology Admissions Requirements

All Applicants

All applicants must have completed a four-year undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited US institution, or its equivalent, by the start date of enrollment. All applicants must submit official translations of all non-US transcripts (please refer to the online application for additional instructions). Completion of an online application (with essay), submission of all required supporting documents and an interview are required. Although cut-off scores are not strictly enforced, an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred. For applicants whose primary language is not English, a TOEFL combined score (no more than two years old) of at least 637 (paper-based test), 270 (computer-based test) or 110 (internet-based test) is preferred.

All Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Applicants

Submission of General GRE scores (no more than five years old) is required, even if the applicant has successfully completed graduate coursework or a graduate degree at another institution. William James College’s School Code/Reporting Number is 3501.  The General GRE continues to be offered during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit the GRE website for updated information at 

All Clinical Psychology doctoral applicants must successfully complete the following undergraduate pre-requisite courses prior to enrollment: General Psychology; Abnormal Psychology and two out of the following six courses: Developmental Psychology; Social Psychology; Personality Theories; Behavioral Statistics; Tests & Measurements; Physiological Psychology.

William James College offers these pre-requisites as online courses. For more information, click here.

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