The following are criteria for admission to the MSGP program:
Although there is no minimum GPA requirement, in recent years, the average GPA of
accepted applicants has been around 3.4.
The GRE test is required. Although there is no minimum requirement for GRE scores,
the average GRE scores for incoming MSGP students have been 155 Verbal and 152 Quantitative.
At least 12 semester hours of undergraduate coursework in psychology, (including a
course in statistics in the behavioral sciences) is required. Students lacking this
requirement may be required to remedy this discrepancy prior to full admission to
Letters of recommendation from three people familiar with the individual's academic
background and potential for graduate work are required.
The number of students admitted varies each year as a function of several departmental
Admission to the M.S. in General Psychology program does not require a student to
take any minimum number of credits per semester. The only constraint upon the pace
at which the student pursues the degree is that credits more than six years old may
not be counted toward the degree.