New York University

Department of Applied Psychology - Counseling Psychology (PhD)

Fully accredited by the American Psychological Association since 1981, the Department of Applied Psychology at New York University offers a Counseling Psychology doctoral program focuses on a developmental understanding of the client, a commitment to a health and wellness model of intervention and research, and an appreciation of diversity and institutional context of people’s lives.

The time it takes a student to complete this Ph.D. program varies, based on the student’s status. However, traditionally it takes

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The application deadline is December 1st for classes starting the following fall semester.

Tuition for both in-state and out-of-state students is around $43,000 per year. All full-time Ph.D. students are funded for 4 academic years either through a fellowship or as a research assistant. Other financial aid is available in the form of student grants, scholarship, and student loans.

The Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program consists of 96 credit hours beyond that of a bachelor’s degree, including psychology core courses, counseling theory and process, cross-cultural counseling, group counseling, abnormal psychology, program seminar, seminars in vocational development and counseling theory, clinical assessment, statistics and research design, and practica, as well as comprehensive examinations, complete full-year internship, and doctoral dissertation. Some courses may be waived, exempted, or passed by examination. Students are required to maintain at least a 3.0 GPA


Counseling Psychology (email: [email protected])
Kimball Hall, 246 Green St. 8th Floor
New York, NY 10003
(212) 998-5555

Graduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2012)

The tuition and fee information below was obtained from the 2012 IPEDS survey and is for informational purposes only, for the offical cost of attendance please contact New York University.

  • Full-Time Annual Graduate Tuition: $34,490
  • Additional Fees: $2,330
  • Part-Time Graduate Per Credit Charges: $1,440

Program Accreditation Details

The PhD program in counseling psychology at New York University has been accredited by the American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation since 1981.

EPPP Pass Rates from 2007-2012

New York University has ranked #49 out of the 62 programs that were analyzed. The rankings are based on performance of graduates on the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) which is administered by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB). The EPPP is broken into eight content areas or "Rubics" which are listed below, get more information by visiting our data and ranking methodology page.

Overall EPPP Passrate: 65.63%

Content AreaPercent Correct

Biological Bases of Behavior

Percent of Exam: 12%

Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior

Percent of Exam: 13%

Social and Multicultural Bases of Behavior

Percent of Exam: 12%

Growth and Lifespan Development

Percent of Exam: 12%

Assessment and Diagnosis

Percent of Exam: 14%

Treatment, Intervention, Prevention, and Supervision

Percent of Exam: 14%

Research Methods and Statistics

Percent of Exam: 8%

Ethical, Legal, Professional Issues

Percent of Exam: 15%