Psychology (PhD) Contact Information and Application Instructions
|College:||Arts and Sciences|
|Department:||Psychology||181 Logan Hall||(505) 277-5009||F: (505) 277-1394|
|Chair:||Derek Hamiltonfirstname.lastname@example.org||(505) 277-4121||F: (505) 277-1394|
|Graduate Faculty Contact:||Sarah Ericksonemail@example.com||(505) 277-4121||F: (505) 277-1394|
|Staff Advisor:||Rikk Murphyfirstname.lastname@example.org||(505) 277-5009||F: (505) 277-1394|
The following information is provided to help the prospective student successfully apply for admission to the Psychology PhD graduate program at the University of New Mexico. Although Graduate Studies strives to keep this information up-to-date, we still encourage you to visit the program's website to verify application deadlines, instructions, and required materials.
International students (including non-U.S. citizen permanent residents) generally must complete additional steps to apply to a graduate program at UNM and demonstrate English proficiency. Please see the Global Education Office's International Admissions website for more information.
|Fall Admission||Best consideration: December 1st|
Applications received after this date will only be considered if openings remain.
Application Materials and Instructions
|APPLICATION CATEGORY||SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS|
|Educational Background||VERY IMPORTANT: Under "Most Recent College/University" list your bachelor's degree information--even if that is not the most recent school you've attended. In the first "Other College/University" list your Graduate school information, if you have any. IF NOT, skip to the second "Other College/University" section and list any other College/University information you have.|
|Program of Interest||Select: College of Arts and Sciences> Psychology> Psychology> PhD Psychology. Next, you will choose an area of interest: CBB, Clinical, Developmental, or Evolutionary. You may choose a second area under Second Interest. Finally, in the Faculty Member Preference box, choose at least one but up to three faculty members you wish to work with, and please list them in order of preference.|
|Test Scores||For Fall 2023 admission only: The GRE-General Test score requirement is waived. You may choose to submit your GRE-scores if you like.The GRE-General Test scores (Quantitative, Verbal, Analytical) are required. The Psychology Subject test is strongly recommended especially for applicants who do not hold a degree in psychology. The Institution Code for UNM is 4845, the subject code is not necessary. Clinical applicants who are offered admission are required to take the Psychology Subject test prior to beginning the training program.|
|Letter of Intent||Your Letter of Intent/Statement of Purpose should describe your goals, research interests, research experience, and how they fit with your chosen faculty mentor(s).|
|Writing Sample||This is optional. You may submit a writing sample that documents your research interests, and that showcases your research and writing abilities. Some applicants have told us they are required to submit something so if you are not submitting a writing sample, and are unable to continue past this, feel free to upload a blank sheet of paper.|
|CV/Resume||This is a required document.|
|Recommendations||At least three letters of recommendation are required; two of these should be from former professors. Recommender will be listed on your application and will be contacted electronically to submit their recommendation letter.|
Contact for Questions and Further Information
Click here to visit the program website