Application available at https://gradapply.rice.edu/
Each year we receive applications from more people than can be admitted. Consequently, it is not always possible for us to admit every student who is qualified. Typically, we admit about 10 new doctoral students and 5 new master’s students each year, out of approximately 200 applicants.
Although the program allows considerable flexibility in the planning of courses of study, admission to the program is nonetheless contingent upon at least a rough match between applicant and faculty interests. Prospective applicants should therefore study faculty interests carefully.
Final selection decisions take into account letters of recommendation, grades, GRE scores, research experience and interests. There is no minimum entrance requirement in terms of either undergraduate GPA or GRE scores.
Applicants who were accepted into the program recently had:
The Psychological Sciences Department is interested in recruiting talented Hispanic, African-, Native-, and Asian-American students.