This Page includes information required by the Commission on Accreditation (COA)1 as well as information our program feels would be helpful to prospective applicants. Data required by COA are denoted with a § symbol.

Note: Application review for our program is holistic, and all applications are reviewed. For more information about what we consider when reviewing applications, please refer to our webpage What We Consider for a Competitive Application.

Time to Completion for all Students entering the Program §

Time to Completion for students in the SDSU/UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

*The elevated time to completion in this year due to one student with a serious medical condition. Removing that student’s time to completion from the analysis results in a mean of 6.0 years.

Also, please describe or provide a link to program admissions policies that allow students to enter with credit for prior graduate work, and the expected implications for time to completion. Please indicate NA if not applicable:

N/A; Our program gives no credit for degrees held prior to entry, therefore no students qualify for “advanced standing” at entry.

 

Basic Cost Data – 2020-2021

Program Costs §
Description 2019-2020 1st-Year Cohort Cost
Tuition for full-time students (in-state)  $0
Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state) $0
Tuition per credit hour for part-time students (if applicable enter amount; if not applicable enter “NA”) NA
University/institution fees or costs $0
Additional estimated fees or costs to students (e.g. books, travel, etc.) $3,480 – $4,594

 

Expanded Cost Data – 2020-2021

Tuition/Fees
Description 2020-2021 1st-Year Cohort Cost
Tuition for full-time students (in-state)  SDSU: $7,176 / UC San Diego: $12,570 *
Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state) SDSU: $14,304 / UC San Diego: $27,672 *
University/institution fees or costs SDSU: $1,978 / UC San Diego: $4,785 *

* costs paid by the program

All eligible students must establish CA residency during their first year. Failure to do so will result in the student being responsible for all OUT-OF-STATE ADDITIONAL tuition/fee costs

Application Costs
Description
Application fee $70

 

Stipend/Financial Aid/Insurance
Description
Stipend Stipend: Minimum of $23,000 yearly (guaranteed first 4 years)
Loans/Grants

Graduate student loans are available to students who are US citizens through the SDSU Financial Aid Office. Graduate grants, fellowships, and scholarships are also available through such sources as APA, APS, NIH, NSF, and others. Minority students often have special funding sources available to them.

Students interested in financial aid should submit an application to the Financial Aid Office by May of the year in which they wish to obtain funding.

Health Insurance Those students whose tuition is paid at SDSU will be provided major medical healthcare coverage paid for by their mentor. Those whose tuition is paid at UC San Diego will receive the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) through UC San Diego.

 

Internship Placement

Internship Placement – Table 1 §
 Outcome Year Applied for Internship
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
N % N % N % N % N % N  % N % N % N % N %
Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships 10 100 11 92 14 100 12 100 12 100 10 100 10 100 12 100 8 100 8 100
Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  0 0 0 0
Students who obtained other membership organization internships (e.g. CAPIC) that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained internships conforming to CDSPP guidelines that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained other internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable)  0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  0 0 0 0
Students who obtained any internship 10 100 11 92 14 100  12 100 12 100  10 100 10 100 12 100 8 100 8 100
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 10 12 14  12 12  10 10 12  – 8 8
Internship Placement – Table 2 §
 Outcome Year Applied for Internship
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
N % N % N % N % N % N  % N % N % N % N %
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 10 12 14 12 12 10 10  – 12 8 8
Students who obtained paid internships 10 100 11 92 14 100 12 100 12 100 10 100 10 100 12 100 8 100 8 100
Students who obtained half-time internships* (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 *Cell should only include students who applied for internship and are included in applied cell count from “Internship Placement – Table 1”

 

Attrition §

 Variable Year of First Enrollment
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e. new students) 15 10 12 12 10 8 12 12  11 11  –
Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts 14 93 9 90 12 100 10 83 9 90 0 0 0 0 0 0  0 0 0 0
Students still enrolled in program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 100 12 100 12 100  11 100 11 100
Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree 1 7 1 10 0 0 2 17 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0  0 0 0 0

 

Licensure §

Outcome 2010 to 2020
The total number of program graduates (doctoral degrees conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years ago 107
The number of these graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists in the past 10 years 91
Licensure percentage 85%
Note: Of the 16 unlicensed program graduates, 6 are university faculty in positions where licensure is not required, and 9 are either project scientists, research associates, or post-doctoral fellows in positions where licensure is not required.

1Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: apaaccred@apa.org
Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation