Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data

Time to completion of the Ph.D. (based on all graduates over the past seven years):
Mean number of years: 6.7
Median number of years: 6.0

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


Program Costs:

Tuition:
$4,935/semester FT resident
$9,175/semester FT non-resident

$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)

Internship Year
Number of Students who Obtained Internships
Percent of Students
who Obtained Internships*
2013
7
88
2012
9
90
2011
4
67
2010
7
88
2009
7
88
2008
6
67
2007
4
50
* 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: 3 students (6.1%) have left our program in the past 7 years.

Licensure:
Reporting Period
Number of Students Licensed
Percentage Licensed*
Total Students
2007-2013
37
65%
57




* 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