School of Psychology & Counseling

Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data -
Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.)

The Psy.D. program at Regent University is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). The Commission on Accreditation (CoA) can be reached at:

American Psychological Association
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242

Telephone: 202.336.5979
Email: apaaccred@apa.org

Time to Completion Program Stats

How long can I expect it to take to complete my Psy.D. degree at Regent?

For students entering with a bachelor's degree, the program is designed to be completed in five years with students attending on a full-time basis. Here is how our students have been doing in achieving that goal over the last seven years:


Time to Completion for all students entering the program

Outcome Year in which Degrees were Conferred
2008- 2009 2009- 2010 2010- 2011 2011- 2012 2012- 2013 2013- 2014 2014- 2015 Total
Total number of students with doctoral degree conferred on transcript 21 22 23 17 11 18 20 132
Mean number of years to complete the program 5.48 5.45 5.69 5.76 5.8 5.8 5.65 5.64
Median number of years to complete the program 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 5
Time to Degree Ranges N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students in less than 5 years 0 0 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .5 0 0 4 3
Students in 5 years 16 76 15 68 14 61 11 65 7 70 4 22 9 45 78 60
Students in 6 years 4 19 2 9 7 30 3 18 2 20 8 44 9 45 30 23
Students in 7 years 0 0 3 14 0 0 2 12 0 0 5 28 2 10 10 8
Students in more than 7 years 1 5 0 0 2 9 1 6 1 10 0 0 0 0 7 5

More information on transfer of credits can be found at http://www.regent.edu/acad/schcou/students/documents/PsyD-Program-Handbook.pdf. This handbook describes policies for transfer credit into the clinical psychology program and the influence of prior graduate work upon the doctoral degree.


Program Costs

How much can I expect the program to cost me during the 2016-2017 academic year?

Description 2016-2017 1st year Cohort Cost
Tuition for full-time students (in-state) $26,860
Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state) $26,860
Tuition per credit hour for part-time students (if applicable) $790
University/institution fees or costs $1,130
Additional estimated fees or costs to students (e.g. books, travel, etc.) $2,000

PsyD student Regent University Merit Scholarships and Endowed Scholarships range from $2,000 - full cost of tuition.


Internship Placement - Table 1

Outcome Year Applied for Internship
2008- 2009 2009- 2010 2010- 2011 2011- 2012 2012- 2013 2013- 2014 2014- 15
N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships 18 64 13 46 13 62 9 35 10 48 18 82 15 75
Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited 5 18 8 29 5 24 6 23 5 24 3 14 4 20
Students who obtained other membership organization internships (e.g. CAPIC) that were not APA/CPA-accredited 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained internships conforming to CDSPP guidelines that were not APA/CPA-accredited 0 0 2 7 0 0 2 8 2 10 1 4 0 0
Students who obtained other internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained any internship 23 82 23 82 18 86 17 65 17 81 22 100 19 95
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process* 28 - 28 - 21 - 26 - 21 - 22 - 20 -

*This includes students that withdrew from the internship application process prior to match day

Internship Placement - Table 2

Outcome Year Applied for Internship
2008- 2009 2009- 2010 2010- 2011 2011- 2012 2012- 2013 2013- 2014 2014- 2015
N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 28 - 28 - 21 - 26 - 21 - 22 - 20 -
Students who obtained paid internships 23 82 23 82 18 86 16 62 17 81 22 100 19 95
Students who obtained half-time internships* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

*Should only include students that applied for internship and are included in the number that "sought or applied for internship" from "Internship Placement - Table 1" for each year.

Where are the interns this year?


Attrition

Variable Year of First Enrollment
2008- 2009 2009- 2010 2010- 2011 2011- 2012 2012- 2013 2013- 2014 2014- 2015
N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e. new students) 22 - 17 - 23 - 23 - 18 - 17 - 19 -
Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts 19 86 12 71 9 39 0 0 0   0   0 0
Students still enrolled in program 0 0 3 18 9 39 20 87 16 89 14 82 19 100
Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree 3 14 2 12 5 22 3 13 2 11 3 18 0  

Licensure

Outcome 2005 to 2015
Total number of program graduates (doctoral degree conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years 170
The number of these graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists in the past 10 years 139
Licensure percentage 82%

Note that many positions in psychology do not require a license such as a professor or someone working in mental healthcare environments that do not require a clinical psychology license.


Licensure rate by year of graduation

Year of Graduation Number of Graduates Number Who Became Licensed Psychologists Psychology Licensure Percentage
2005 24 20 83%
2006 17* 11 69%
2007 14 11 79%
2008 19 15 79%
2009 20 17 85%
2010 25 21 74%
2011 22 19 86%
2012 17 15 88%
2013 13 10 77%
Total 170 139 82%

*Indicates one person in the graduating class went to be with the Lord before obtaining licensure, therefore was removed from the final number


Employment

Outcome Alumni Survey for 2015 (N=147)
Reporting "Yes" to being Satisfied in their Career 140 95%
Number of alumni currently employed in the field of psychology 140 95%
Alumni on family or medical leave 7 3%
Alumni that have left the field for another profession 0 0%
Relocating/ Moving at time of Survey 0 0%


Alumni Employment Activities (some in multiple settings, thus not equal 100%)

Outcome Alumni Survey for 2014 (N=147)
Roles Settings
Supervision 60% Community Mental Health Center 7%
Teaching 41% Correctional Center 7%
Research 20% Independent Practice 39%
Psychotherapy 84% University Counseling Center 4%
Administration 58% Hospital/Medical Center 30%
Assessment 73% Psychiatric Facility 6%
Consultation 76% Academic teaching 18%
    School District 1%
    Other 9%
    HMO 1%


Time to Employment after obtaining Doctorate (Alumni Data 2015, N=147)

Time to Degree Percentage
Prior to obtaining degree 65%
Within three months 14%
Within six months 7%
Within one year 5%
More than a year 5%
Has not obtained position 1%

Note: Most alumni taking more than a year indicated special circumstances such as family leave or personal health issues



Other Alumni Data

Percentage that serve underserved populations: 73%

Where are they now? A list of employers of Regent PsyD Alumni

Current Students Performance Data

Student 2014-15 Data (mutually exclusive categories)
Number of students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e., new student) 19
Number of students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts (i.e. successful completion) 20
   
Student Professional Leadership  
Students with Professional/research organization membership 86
Students who made Scientific presentations 64
Students who published Scientific articles/publications 10
Students who Presented to lay audiences 57
Students in Leadership roles or activities 38


Current Students Admissions Data

Outcome N=107
Average Undergraduate GPA 3.51 (range 3.0 to 4.0)
Average Verbal GRE Score 155 (65th percentile)
Average Quantitative GRE Score 150 (44th percentile)
Average Writing GRE Score 4.08
African-American 15
Asian-American 6
Caucasian 72
Hispanic/Latina/Latino 5
Pacific Islander 0
Not Reported 3
Foreign National 6


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