Prospective Students

For Fall 2022 Admissions:


A brochure describing our program can be downloaded and printed.  Please review our website for current faculty research interests, areas of research and details on our academic program.

Application forms and detailed information concerning admission are available on the Department of Psychology Ph.D. Programs website. All application material must be received by December 1st. Applicants may communicate directly with the Psychology Department (860-486-2057) to determine whether or not the application has been completed. Details (e.g., directions and maps) about the Storrs Campus are available online.

For specific questions about the I/O program, please contact the Coordinator of I/O Graduate Admissions, Dr. Vicki Magley (860-486-9019, or by email). A profile of the characteristics of successful applicants to our I/O program, as well as other information about our admission requirements and program features can be seen in the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Directory of Graduate Programs.

Financial Support:  Assistantships & Stipends

Most graduate students in the Psychology Department are offered a minimum 15-hour Graduate Assistantship for up to 10 semesters.  This assistantship requires 15 hours of work per week in support of instruction or research and carries a stipend of approximately $15,000 per academic year. Assistantships are combined with University Predoctoral Fellowships which may be awarded in sums of $500 to $2500.  All assistantships carry a full tuition waiver and low-cost medical/dental health insurance.  Some students are also eligible for federal Work-Study assignments.