What you need to apply

The following preparation is required for successful candidates for the Clinical Psychology program.


  • Significant studies in areas such as psychology, sociology, criminal justice, etc. are recommended.
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education prior to matriculation into the program.
  • A minimum overall GPA of 3.00 for the last two years of undergraduate study is required.    

Standardized Tests

  • The Graduate Education Record (GRE) examination is optional.
  • The Advanced Psychology GRE is optional.        
  • GRE scores must be sent directly to Rosalind Franklin University from Education Testing Services (ETS).

Letters of Recommendation

  • Two letters of recommendation are required, three are preferred, from former professors, or employers, familiar with the applicant's professional or educational capabilities.
  • The admissions committee prefers two letters from former professors.


  • Official transcripts submitted from each college, university, and community college previously attended.

Computer competency

  • Basic knowledge is required.

Background check

  • All accepted students must pass a RFUMS background check before matriculation.

Technical Standards for Admissions

  • Meet the University’s and Psychology Program’s Technical Standards for Admissions.
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