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Graduate Application for Psychological Sciences

Deadlines and supplementary materials

Program Overview

Admission Questions:
General Inquiries:

Phone: 757-221-3870
Fax: 757-221-3896

Mailing Address:
William & Mary
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Psychology
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

Shipping Address:
William & Mary
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Psychological Sciences
ISC 2, Room 1137
540 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185

William & Mary uses an online application system.

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The information below is specific to the graduate program in Psychological Sciences.


Please note that our application deadline for fall admission is February 1 of the year that you intend to enroll. We must receive all application materials on or before February 1 for your application to be considered. All waiver requests, including application fee waiver requests and TOEFEL waiver requests, must be submitted by January 25.

Applications submitted after the program's deadline may be evaluated at the discretion of the program's admission committee.

Spring Admission: No
Part-Time Students: No

GRE Scores

Psychological Sciences will not accept Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores as part of an application for admission.

Advice and Considerations

Students applying to the Psychological Sciences M.S. program must have undergraduate psychology courses in experimental/research methods and psychology statistics.

Applicants are evaluated based on undergraduate GPA, as well as other criteria such as research experience, work experience, and letters of recommendation (see weighting below).

Applicants are evaluated based on the following criteria (see weighting below):

  • Research experience: High
  • Undergraduate GPA: High
  • Letters of recommendation: High
  • Work or intern experience: Medium
  • Extracurricular activity: Low
  • Clinically related public service: Low

If you have any questions about the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.