How to apply

1. Review the Admissions Requirements

2. Submit an Application & Fee

  • Early application is strongly encouraged.
  • The Fall 2015 Clinical Psychology PhD program application will become available on September 1, 2014. Please check back for more information.
  • Submit a $50, non-refundable application fee.

3. Official Transcripts

  • Please submit transcripts from all universities and colleges attended
  • Only official transcripts will be accepted
  • If you have studies outside the US, you will need to have your transcripts evaluated for US equivalency using a service like

4. Recommendations

  • Three letters of recommendation submitted by professors or supervisors under whom you have studied or worked.
  • Letters of recommendation must be placed in a sealed envelope from the agency or university for which the recommender works or teaches.
  • A recommendation form has been provided for you within the application; however, if the recommender chooses not to utilize our form, he/she must use the appropriate letterhead stationary to write a free-form recommendation.

5. GRE Scores

  • Send the scores to Institution Code: 1117 and Department Code 0610. Official TOEFL scores report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required of any applicant who does not hold US citizenship or permanent residency.
  • The admissions committee will consider waiving this requirement if:
    • An applicant who has been full-time students in a United States college or university for at least two consecutive years.
    • An applicant from a country in which English is the primary language.

6. Background Check

  • Prior to matriculation, students must pass the Rosalind Franklin University criminal background check.

7. Technical Standards for Admissions

  • Please review the University’s Technical Standards for Admissions.

Our address

  • Application and all supporting materials should be sent to:

                        Rosalind Franklin University
                        CHP Admissions
                        3333 Green Bay Road
                        North Chicago, IL 60064

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