Applying to Grad School

Graduate programs differ in the students admitted, faculty composition and available financial resources. Programs may focus on training clinicians or preparing students for academia or applied research. Programs that are great for some are poor fits for others. Focus on finding the right fit for you.

Choosing a Program

Graduate Study in Psychology

Acceptance rates, application deadlines, scholarships, tuition costs and more:

Applying to Graduate School

How to Stand Out

Clinch your graduate school acceptance: choosing a quality undergraduate course schedule, gaining research experience, building relationships with the faculty members, and more great tips.

Funding Your Education

  • Funding stats: Psychology doctoral and master's programs differ considerably in the amount of funding they can provide to admitted students.

  • Free money for education: Check out these oft-overlooked sources of funding for psychology graduate students.


Sources of Funding | Federal Financial Aid | State Financial Aid


APA Books


Related APA Resources