Application Information

Application Information

Application Information & Requirements

Note: Applications should be submitted through Rowan Global Admissions. 

Applications are due by January 1st. 

  1. A completed Rowan Global Application Form
  2. Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
    1. Bachelor's degree in psychology or closely related field.
    2. Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    3. For applicants who wish to transfer credits to our program, you must have a minimum 3.3 GPA in your graduate program. 
    4. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in Psychology coursework
      1. 18 credits of undergraduate psychology courses, including at least one 3 credit course in each of the following: Intro to Psychology, Research Methodology, Statistics, and Abnormal Psychology.
  3. GRE General Test scores   
  4. GRE Psychology Test scores
    1. Required if not a psychology major. Preferred if without or only a minor in Psychology.
  5. Current Curriculum Vitae
  6. Three letters of recommendation on official letterhead accompanied by Rowan Global Letter of Recommendation Form. If letters cannot be uploaded for any reason, you can submit them directly to Please indicate the name of the applicant and that they are applying to the PhD Program in Clinical Psychology in your communication. 
  7. A personal statement that includes professional objectives, research interests, and any other information the candidate would like to share with the admissions committee. Applicants should also indicate what faculty member(s) they are interested in conducting research with and how this interest fits into their career goals. Applicants are encouraged to indicate up to three faculty members with whom they would be interested in working. 
  8. Personal interview.
  9. $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  10. Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)

If you experience any issues or if you have any concerns, please contact Rowan Global Admissions at 856-256-4747 or by email at

2022 Application Cycle Update

A list of all faculty taking students for the 2022 application cycle can be found on the Faculty, Staff and Students page of the website. 

Based on the unique demands of the COVID-19 pandemic,

  1. GRE General Test scores have been waived for the current cycle. Please do NOT include any information about the GRE in your application packet or have that information sent with your application. It will not be considered or reviewed. 
  2. GRE Subject Test scores are not required. However, students who were not Psychology majors may still wish to submit these scores if they believe it might demonstrate their preparedness of graduate study in the field.
  3. In-Person interviews are still under consideration and a final decision will be made (likely) some time in January as we continue to monitor the course and consequence of the ongoing pandemic.