The following data is provided to give interested students and others with information that will help them make informed decisions about the clinical psychology program. The below tables include information required by our accrediting body (APA Commission on Accreditation) and information recommended by the Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology (CUDCP).

  • Time to Degree Completion - for students in last 7 yrs
  • Program Costs - tuition, fees and other costs for the current academic year; we also include expanded data to reflect waivers/subsidies, international student fees, & final costs to students
  • Internship Placement - in accredited and other internships over last 7 yrs; we also include a list of recent internship sites
  • Attrition - attrition and enrollment status of students over past 7 yrs
  • Licensure Status - of graduates 2 to 10 years post-graduation

Time to Completion for All Students Entering the Program

Outcome Year in which Degrees were Conferred
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 Total
Total number of students with doctoral degree conferred on transcript 8 8 7 5 6 6 6 6 7 4 63
Mean number of years to complete the program 5.62 6.08 6.9 6.46 8.11 6.4 5.83 6.46 6.6 5.75 6.42
Median number of years to complete the program 5.66 6 5.33 5 6.16 6.8 6 6 6 6 6.43
Time to Degree Ranges N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students in less than 5 years 1 13 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0 1 16.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4.76
Students in 5 years 2 25 2 25 3 42.9 2 40 1 16.7 0 0 2 33.3 2 33.3 3 42.9 1 25 18 28.6
Students in 6 years 3 38 4 50 2 28.6 0 0 2 33.3 0 0 3 50 3 50 3 42.9 3 75 23 36.5
Students in 7 years 2 25 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 1 16.7 5 83.3 1 16.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 15.9
Students in more than 7 years 0 0 1 12.5 2 28.6 2 40 2 33.3 0 0 0 0 1 16.7 1 14.3 0 0 9 14.3

For additional information regarding credit for prior graduate work and expectations regarding time to completion, please refer to the USD Clinical Psychology Program Graduate Handbook.

Program Costs

Description 2019-2020 1st-year
Cohort Cost
Tuition for full-time students (in-state) 5,592.00
Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state) 6,400.80
Tuition per credit hour for part-time students (if applicable enter amount; if not applicable enter "NA") NA
University/institution fees or costs $109.00
Additional estimated fees or costs to students (e.g. books, travel, etc.) $15,000.00

a Based on costs for a single student, 9 months, average for Vermillion.

Internship Placement - Table 1

Outcome Year Applied for Internship
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships 8 89 4 100 6 100 5 83 4 67 7 88 5 100 5 100 5 100 6 100
Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained other membership organization internships (e.g. CAPIC) that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained other internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained any internship 8 89 4 100 6 100 5 83 4 67 8 100 5 100 5 100 5 100 6 100
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 9 - 4 - 6 - 6 - 6 - 8 - 5 - 5 - 5 - 6 -

Internship Placement - Table 2

Outcome Year Applied for Internship
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 9 - 4 - 6 - 6 - 6 - 8 - 5 - 5 - 5 - 6 -
Students who obtained paid internships 8 89 4 100 6 100 5 83 4 67 8 100 5 100 5 100 5 100 6 100
Students who obtained half-time internships* (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Note: All students who obtained internships, obtained full-time, paid internships at either APA or APPIC sites.

Attrition

Variable Year of First Enrollment
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e. new students) 6 - 7 - 7 - 6 - 7 - 6 - 6 - 6 - 5 - 7 -
Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts 4 67 7 100 5 71 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students still enrolled in program 1 17 0 0 1 14 4 67 5 71 6 100 6 100 6 100 4 80 7 100
Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree 1 17 0 0 1 14 1 17 2 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0

Licensure

Outcome 2009-2019
The total number of program graduates (doctoral degrees conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years ago 69
The number of these graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists in the past 10 years 63
Licensure percentage 91%