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
  • Admissions Data - information on applicants and incoming class

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 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 Total
Total number of students with doctoral degree conferred on transcript 9 8 8 7 5 6 6 6 5 6 66
Mean number of years to complete the program 5.89 5.62 6.08 6.9 6.46 8.11 6.4 5.83 6.46 6.6 6.44
Median number of years to complete the program 5.33 5.66 6 5.33 5 6.16 6.8 6 6 6 5.3
Time to Degree Ranges N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students in less than 5 years 0 0 1 13 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5
Students in 5 years 3 33 2 25 2 25 3 43 2 40 1 17 0 0 2 33 0 0 2 33 17 26
Students in 6 years 5 56 3 38 4 50 2 29 0 0 2 33 0 0 3 50 3 60 2 33 24 36
Students in 7 years 1 11 2 25 1 13 0 0 0 0 1 17 5 83 1 17 1 20 0 0 12 18
Students in more than 7 years 0 0 0 0 1 13 2 29 2 40 2 33 0 0 0 0 1 20 2 33 10 15

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 2018-2019 1st-year
Cohort Cost
Tuition for full-time students (in-state) 5,434.80
Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state) 6,217.20
Tuition per credit hour for part-time students (if applicable enter amount; if not applicable enter "NA") NA
University/institution fees or costs $53.65
Additional estimated fees or costs to students (e.g. books, travel, etc.) $14,800.00

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

Internship Placement - Table 1

Outcome Year Applied for Internship
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships 9 82 8 89 4 100 6 100 5 83 4 67 7 88 5 100 5 100 5 100
Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 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 9 82 8 89 4 100 6 100 5 83 4 67 8 100 5 100 5 100 5 100
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 11 - 9 - 4 - 6 - 6 - 6 - 8 - 5 - 5 - 5 -

Internship Placement - Table 2

Outcome Year Applied for Internship
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
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 11 - 9 - 4 - 6 - 6 - 6 - 8 - 5 - 5 - 5 -
Students who obtained paid internships 9 82 8 89 4 100 6 100 5 83 4 67 8 100 5 100 5 100 5 100
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
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e. new students) 7 - 6 - 7 - 7 - 6 - 7 - 6 - 6 - 6 - 5 -
Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts 7 100 4 67 7 100 5 71 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students still enrolled in program 0 0 1 17 0 0 1 14 4 67 5 71 6 100 6 100 6 100 4 80
Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree 0 0 1 17 0 0 1 14 1 17 2 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20

Licensure

Outcome 2008-2018
The total number of program graduates (doctoral degrees conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years ago 66
The number of these graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists in the past 10 years 55
Licensure percentage 83%

Admission Data

Year of Entry

2010
2011

2011
2012

2012
2013

2013
2014

2014
2015

2015
2016

2016
2017

2017
2018

Number of Applicants (year of entry)

67

76

108

98

99

84

80  73

Number Offered Admission

12

13

9

9

6

11 8  12

Size of Incoming Class

7

7

6

7 6 6 6  5
 

GRE-Verbal

"new"

 

Average Score

543

527

153

159

156

157

155.5  155

Median Score

570

520

154

159

156

157

155.5  154

GRE-Quantitative

 

Average Score

679

630

147

151

153

152

151.83  151

Median Score

570

610

151

150

151

152

151.83  152

GPA

 

Undergraduate (average)

3.71

3.67

3.57

3.66

3.67

3.5

3.68  3.87

Number of Incoming Students Receiving Graduate Assistantships

7
100%

7
100%

6
100%

7
100%

6
100%

6

6

5

Note: From 2012-2013 forward, GRE scores under the "old" scoring format are changed into the "new"/current scoring format for purposes of this table.