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.

Date Program Tables were last updated: October 1, 2021

Program Disclosures §

Description
Does the program or institution require students, trainees, and/or staff (faculty) to comply with specific policies or practices related to the institution’s affiliation or purpose? Such policies or practices may include, but are not limited to, admissions, hiring, retention policies, and/or requirements for completion that express mission and values?

_____ Yes

__X__ No

If yes, provide website link (or content from brochure) where this specific information is presented:
N/A

Time to Completion for all students entering the program

*This mean excludes a student who had repeated leaves of absence due to medical reasons.

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.) $4,745

 

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: $2,394 / UC San Diego: $4,917 *

* 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 Minimum of $23,000 yearly (currently all students are receiving a minimum stipend of $25,000)
Loans/Grants

Graduate student loans are available to students who are US citizens through either the SDSU Financial Aid & Scholarships Office OR UC San Diego Financial Aid & Scholarships 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 All JDP students must have health insurance. There are a variety of ways the requirement to provide students with health insurance can be met.

 

Internship Placement

Internship Placement – Table 1 §
 Outcome Year Applied for Internship
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
N % N % N % N % N % N  % N % N % N % N %
Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships 11 92 14 100 12 100 12 100 10 100 10 100 12 100 8 100 8 100 14 93
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 11 92 14 100 12 100  12 100 10 100  10 100 12 100 8 100 8 100 14 93
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 12 14 12  12 10  10 12 8  – 8 15
Internship Placement – Table 2 §
 Outcome Year Applied for Internship
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
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 12 14 12 12 10 10 12  – 8 8 15
Students who obtained paid internships 11 92 14 100 12 100 12 100 10 100 10 100 12 100 8 100 8 100 14 93
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
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e. new students) 10 12 12 10 8 12 12 11  11 12  –
Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts 9 90 12 100 10 83 9 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  0 0 0 0
Students still enrolled in program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 100 12 100 12 100 11 100  11 100 12 100
Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree 1 10 0 0 2 17 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  0 0 0 0

 

Licensure §

Outcome 2011 to 2021
The total number of program graduates (doctoral degrees conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years ago 105
The number of these graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists in the past 10 years 93
Licensure percentage 89%
Note: Of the 12 unlicensed program graduates remaining, 5 are university faculty in positions where licensure is not required, and 6 are either project scientists, research associates, or post-doctoral research 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