About UConn Psychology
Graduate Programs Offered
PhD in Psychology with concentrations in:
Note: All programs lead to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
Opportunities are provided for pre-professional experience in clinical and industrial settings, teaching, and research.
None of the programs offer terminal Master’s degrees; PhD students in most programs complete a Master’s as part of the PhD program.
Graduate student financial support
- Graduate teaching and research assistantships
- Tuition remission
- Health benefits
- Some special single and multi-year financial support for qualified applicants.
- W. A. Bousfield Psychology Building constructed in 1974.
- 3 floors plus basement encompassing 60,000 square feet of
- In-house computer laboratories.
- Child development laboratories.
- On-site psychological services clinic.
- Basement devoted to behavioral neuroscience and ethology
- Haskins Laboratories (New Haven, CT)
- UConn Health Center (Farmington, CT)
- Psychological clinics and hospitals, including Veterans' Administration facilities.
- Mental hospital affiliates.
- Opportunities to work with developmentally-disabled people in the community.
Location of the Storrs campus
- Hilly, rural, "Quiet Corner" of northeastern Connecticut.
- Major shopping areas nearby:
- Willimantic (15 minutes), Vernon (30 minutes), Manchester--Buckland Hills Mall (35 minutes)
- Major urban areas easily accessible by interstate
(Interstate 84 east/west and Interstate 91 north/south):
- Hartford, CT (40 minutes), New Haven, CT (1.5 hours), Boston, MA (1.75 hours), New York, NY (3 hours)
Other information about the Storrs campus
- 12,000 undergraduate students
- 4,000 graduate students
- Housing options include graduate residence halls and private rental units.
- Many cultural activities.
- Outdoor sporting and recreational opportunities abound.