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All application materials should be submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions via the online Graduate Application. Use the graduate admission checklist to get started. Please note that the checklist may not reflect our program’s deadlines and requirements; compare it with the information on this page.

  • Deadlines

    Fall: Apply by December 1, 5 p.m. EST

  • Requirements
    • GPA: 3.5, including 3.0 or higher in the last two years of undergraduate study
    • GRE: Required; minimum score of 300, including 150 Verbal and 150 Quantitative
    • Applicant Statement/Letter of Intent: Required; up to three double-spaced pages discussing educational and career objectives and their relationship to the degree
    • Letters of Recommendation: Required, 3 letters
    • Additional Requirements:
      • Curriculum vitae or resume
      • Two writing samples - academic or professional
      • International applicants whose native language is not English: TOEFL score of 580 paper-based or 92 internet-based


    For additional requirements, consult the Graduate Catalog.

  • Funding

    The Department of Psychology provides scholarships, teaching assistantships, research assistantships and tuition waivers for graduate students in our program. This support allows out-of-state students to qualify for in-state tuition.

    Additional opportunities are available to receive research conference support and project seed funds. Funding decisions are based on graduate student applications received by the deadline.

    For further information about department-based funding, please contact psygrad@fiu.edu