Accreditation Information

University of Wisconsin-Madison’s doctoral program in clinical psychology abides by the guidelines and principles for American Psychological Association accreditation and has been continuously accredited since l948.
American Psychological Association
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Phone: 202-336-5979


Our doctoral program in clinical psychology also obtained accreditation from the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System in 2014.

Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System
Richard M. McFall, Executive Director
1101 East Tenth Street
IU Psychology Building
Bloomington, IN  47405-7007
Phone: 812-856-2570
Email: mcfall@pcas.org

 

STUDENT ADMISSIONS, OUTCOMES, AND OTHER DATA              

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  Total
Total number of students with doctoral degree conferred on transcript 0 4 3 6 3 1 1 18
Mean number of years to complete the program 0 7 8 8 8 7 6 8.5  7
Median number of years to complete the program 0 7 8 8 8 7 6  8.5 7.5
Time to Degree Ranges N % N % N % N % N % N % N %  N  % N %
Students in less than 5 years 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students in 5 years 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students in 6 years 0 0 1 25 0 0 1 17 0 0 0 0 1 100 3 15
Students in 7 years 0 0 3 75 1 33 2 33 1 33 1 100 0 0 8 40
Students in more than 7 years 0 0 0 0 2 67 3 50 2 67 0 0 0 0  2 100  9 45

Prior graduate coursework completed at other institutions is not counted toward degree requirements and therefore has no impact on time to completion

 

Program Costs

Description 2017-2018 1st-year Cohort Cost
Tuition for full-time students (in-state) $11,987.76
Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state) $25,314.64
Tuition per credit hour for part-time students (if applicable enter amount; if not applicable enter "NA") NA
University/institution fees or costs $630.12
Additional estimated fees or costs to students (e.g. books, travel, etc.) 0

Potential applicants are encouraged to see the UW Registrar Web Site for the most up-to-date information http://registrar.wisc.edu/tuition_&_fees.htm

All of our full-time, first year doctoral students who enter the program have full financial support, including tuition remission. At minimum, all incoming students are provided with a five year guaranteed teaching assistantship. This financial support does not include personal, spouse, or family support, wages from work unrelated to the program, or loans.

Adjustments to tuition are made via:
  • externally funded fellowships (e.g. NSF fellowship),
  • externally funded training grants (e.g., NIMH-funded Emotional Training Grant, NRSA grant),
  • institutional fellowships (e.g., University Fellowships, Advanced Opportunity Fellowships),
  • teaching assistants,
  • research assistantships, or project assistantships,
  • or some combination of the above.

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 
N % N % N % N % N % N % N % %
Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships 5 100 1 100 5 83 3 100 0 0 1 33 2 67  5 83 
Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 1 17 0 0 1 100 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
Students who obtained other 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
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
Students who obtained any internships 5 100 1 100 6 100 3 100 1 100 1 33 2 67 83 
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 5 - 1 - 6 - 3 - 1 - 3 - 3 - 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 
N % N % N % N % N % N % N %  N  %
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 5 - 1 - 6 - 3 - 1 - 3 - 3 -
Students who obtained paid internships 5 100 1 100 6 100 3 100 1 100 1 33 2 67 83 
Students who obtained half-time internships* (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

* Cell should only include students who applied for internship and are included in applied cell count from “Internship Placement – Table 1"

Attrition
Variable Year of First Enrollment
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016  2016-2017
N % N % N % N % N % N % N %  N  %
Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e. new students) 4 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 0 -  1  -
Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts 1 25 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students still enrolled in program 1 25 4 80 2 67 1 100 2 100 3 100 0 0 1 100 
Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree 2 50 0 0 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  0  0
Licensure
Outcome 2007-2017
The total number of program graduates (doctoral degrees conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years ago 26
The number of these graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists in the past 10 years 20
Licensure percentage 77%