Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data

Time to completion of the Ph.D. (based on all graduates over the past seven years):

Full Completion Table

 Outcome                                          
Years in which Degrees were Conferred          
   2013 - 2014
 Total # of students with doctoral degree conferred on transcript

 Mean number of years to complete the program
 6.7
 Median number of years to complete the program
 6
 Time to Degree Ranges
 %
 Students in less than 5 years
 0
 Students in 5 years
 37
 Students in 6 years
 33
 Students in 7 years
 12
 Students in more than 7 years
 18

Percent of students graduating in:
< 5 years: 0%
5 years: 37%
6 years: 33%
7 years: 12%
>7 years: 18%

Program Costs:

Description 2014-2015 1st-year             Cost                       
Tuition for full-time students (in-state) $5,185/semester
Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state) $10,095/semester

Tuition per credit hour for part-time students

(if applicable enter amount; if not applicable enter "NA")

NA
University/institution fees or costs  $623/semester
Additional estimated fees or costs to students (e.g. books, travel, etc.) $1,323.25/semester


$411/credit hour resident
$765/credit hour non-resident

Fees:
University fee - $12.50
Comprehensive fee - $47.50/credit or $570/sem
Academic Excellence Free - $37.50 for 12 or more credits, $3.25/credit
Grad Student Organization Fee - $22 (9+ credits); $11 (1-8 credits)
International Students only: Insurance - $618.75/sem
International Students only: SEVIS fee - $75/sem

Financial aid:
http://www.albany.edu/financialaid/
No financial aid packages are available for graduate students. Graduate students must get their own loans, etc.

Grants & Awards:

Graduate Student Organization awards– up to $500
Psychology Department Graduate Initiative Funds– between $500- $1,000
SUNY Benevolent Grant– up to $500
GSEU funds available for graduate assistants – up to $500
Blanchard Research Award: one to two yearly awards between $1,000 and $1,500

Tuition remission
- Students are covered for full tuition for 3 years (students must pay the fees) if they have an assistantship during that time period.

Graduate Assistantships
– About $15,000 a year (academic year) for a 3-year period if a student remains in good standing. These require a 20hr/week work commitment.

Clinical Assistantships at Psychological Services Center
– These are available for students in their fourth year and beyond for $8,000 - $11,000 a year depending on the clinical responsibilities of the position.

Fellowships – Not currently available at UA.


Internship Success: (for the most recent 7 years of students)

Full 7 Year Internship Table

Outcome                                                       
Year Applied for Internship
2013-2014
N %
Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships 7 88
Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable)  0 0
Students who obtained other membership organization internships (e.g. CAPIC) that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable)  0 0
Students who obtained  internships conforming to CDSPP guidelines that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable)  0 0
Students who obtained other internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable)  0 0
Students who obtained any internship 7 88
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 8 -


* All of our students obtained internships that paid, are APPIC member internships, and are APA accredited. No students are in half-time internships.

Student Attrition Table (7 years)

   Years of First Enrollment
 Variable                                         
 2013 - 2014
 Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment
 6
 Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts
 7
 Students still enrolled in the program
 30
 Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree
 0


Licensure Table
Outcome 2004 to 2014
The total number of program graduates (doctoral degrees conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years ago 51
The number of these graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists in the past 10 years 26
Licensure percentage 51%

* Percentage licensed is based on number of students contacted during the reporting period (57 out of 60 possible graduates). We were unable to contact 3 of our graduates as of this reporting, and thus their licensure status is unknown.

Links and Documents
American Psychological Association
Clinical Student Handbook