Applying to Grad School

Graduate programs differ in the students admitted, faculty composition and available financial resources. Programs may focus on training clinicians or preparing students for academia or applied research. Programs that are great for some are poor fits for others. Focus on finding the right fit for you.

Choosing a Program

Ready to Apply?

Use PSYCAS, APA's centralized application service.

  • Access program data.

  • Simplify your applications.

Before You Apply...

How to Stand Out

Clinch your graduate school acceptance: choosing a quality undergraduate course schedule, gaining research experience, building relationships with the faculty members, and more great tips.

Funding Your Education

Search for Grants & Scholarships

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