Student admission, outcomes and other data

Time to completion for all students entering the program

Time to Completion
OutcomeYears in which degrees were conferred
07-0808-0909-1010-1111-1212-1313-1414-1515-1616-1717-18Total
Total number of students with doctoral degree conferred on transcript 7 6 4 9 3 7 5 7 4 4 4 58
Mean number of years to complete the program 6.53 7.31 7.75 7.21 6.01 8.24 6.99 7.31 8.48 6.30 7.22 7.21
Median number of years to complete the program 6 7 8 7.5 6 8 7 8 7 6 6 7
Time to Degree Ranges
Time to Degree Ranges07-0808-0909-1010-1111-1212-1313-1414-1515-1616-1717-18Total
N%N%N%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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students in 5 years 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 0 0 0 1 14 0 0 1 25 0 0 3 5
Students in 6 years 4 57 2 33 1 25 2 22 1 33 1 14 2 40 0 0 0 0 2 50 2 50 17 29
Students in 7 years 2 29 3 50 1 25 3 33 1 33 2 29 1 20 2 29 2 50 1 25 1 25 19 33
Students in more than 7 years 1 14 1 17 2 50 4 44 0 0 4 57 2 40 4 57 2 50 0 0 1 25 19 33


Note: For students entering with prior graduate work, the Clinical Training Committee approves course substitutions for transfer students on a course-by-course basis. Doing this might not reduce time to completion. The student should first meet with the advisor to confer on which courses to petition for transfer. A transfer request form should be completed. The student should then present a syllabus to the instructor for each course for which transfer credit is proposed, for feedback on the acceptability of the transfer. Finally, the student must submit to the committee a final list of the courses proposed for transfer, containing the following for each course: a detailed description of the course, a syllabus, a description of the level of the course and any prerequisites (copies of school catalog pages are helpful), reading lists and information regarding the faculty member responsible for the course.

The maximum number of transfer credits allowed by the Graduate School for doctoral students is 24 semester hours. Courses taken while a graduate special student are considered transfer credits and count toward the 24 credit limit. If a student leaves the program at the master's level, a maximum of nine credits could be transferred toward the degree. See the graduate catalog for the Credit Transfer Evaluation Request. It is extremely rare that core clinical courses are approved for transfer. Approval of courses is normally done once a year, and the deadline for proposal submission is Nov. 15.

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Program costs

Program Costs Breakdown
Description2018-19 1st-Year Cohort Cost
Tuition for full-time students (in-state) $2,169.90 ($1,084.95/semester)*
Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state) $2,169.90 ($1,084.95/semester)**
Tuition per credit hour for part-time students (if applicable) N/A
University/institution fees or costs $ 1,891.94 ($945.97/semester)*
Additional estimated fees or costs to students (e.g. books, travel, etc.) It is not unusual  for students to spend in excess of $300 for books per semester.

*With a 20-hour assistantship, most tuition and fees are covered for students (including the out-of-state fee). However, students are required to pay $63.33/credit each semester in registration fees and $9/credit in tech fees. See https://www.unr.edu/grad/tuition-and-fees.

**The additional $7094.00 non-resident fee per semester is waived for students receiving TA funding. Although it is not guaranteed, students will generally be funded their second year through TA or RA positions. Students have a history of receiving funding throughout their graduate career. However, it is recommended that students apply for Nevada residency as soon as possible in order to avoid paying out-of-state tuition in the case that the student is not funded at any point throughout their graduate career. Should this happen, tuition would be $ 11,350.25 per semester/$22,700.50 per year assuming 15 credits per semester plus $3,139.34 in other fees (See https://www.unr.edu/grad/tuition-and-fees).

Students are admitted to the program with their first year of funding guaranteed, though we have been able to fund all students throughout their time at UNR in the last 20 years. This funding usually takes the form of a Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) position, but in some cases, first-year students might receive a Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA) position. The current stipend with a 20-hour assistantship for 2017-2018 is $18,000/year.

Once students have reached their third year, they are generally expected to receive funding through externship positions as a GTA position. Some GTA, TRA or externship funding positions continue through the summer. Students also have the option of applying to teach courses over the summer to maintain summer funding and are generally successful at procuring teaching positions.

Externship sites examples:

Internship Placements 1

Internship Placements by Year Applied
OutcomeMatch Year
200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018Total
N%N%N%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 10 - 5 - 5 - 4 - 10 - 4 - 6 - 10 - 2 - 4 - 4 - 3 - 67 -
Students who obtained any internship 8 80 2 40 3 60 4 100 10 100 3 75 6 100 10 100 2 100 4 100 4 100 3 100 59 88
Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships* 8 80 2 40 3 60 4 100 10 100 3 75 6 100 9 90 2 100 4 100 4 100 3 100 58 87
Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained other membership organization internships (e.g. CAPIC) that were not APA/CPA-accredited 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Students who obtained other internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

*This includes students that withdrew from the internship application process

Internship Placements 2

Internship Placements by Year Applied
OutcomeMatch Year
200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018Total
N%N%N%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 8 80 2 40 3 60 4 100 10 100 3 75 6 100 10 100 2 100 4 100 4 100 3 100 59 88
Students who obtained paid internships 8 80 2 40 3 60 4 100 10 100 3 75 6 100 10 100 2 100 4 100 4 100 3 100 59 88
Students who obtained half-time internships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Selected Internship Sites
Selected Internship Sites
NameLocation
Palo Alto VA Palo Alto, California
Nebraska Internship Consortium Lincoln, Nebraska
Atascadero State Hospital Atascadero, California
VA Hospital Ann Arbor, Michigan
Henry Ford Health Sciences Detroit, Michigan
Norwich University Northfield, Vermont
VA Health Care System Tacoma, Washington
UCSD/VAHS San Diego, California
Brown University Providence, Rhode Island
University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Texas
Dept. of Behavioral Health San Bernardino, California
Father Flanagan's Boys Home Omaha, Nebraska
VA Medical Center Tucson, Arizona
Duke University Medical Center Durham, North Carolina
Medical University South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina
JL Pettis Memorial Veterans Hospital Loma Linda, California
VA Health Center Long Beach, California
UC-San Diego Medical School San Diego, California
VA Medical Center Reno, Nevada
Seattle VA Medical Center Seattle, Washington
University of Washington Medical School Seattle, Washington
Brigham Young University Salt Lake City, Utah
Yale University New Haven, Connecticut
Long Beach VA Long Beach, California
UC Davis Medical Center - CAARE Center Sacramento, California
VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center North Hills, California
VA Portland Health Care System Portland, Oregon
Stony Brook Univ Consortium Internship Program Stony Brook, New York
VA Northern California Health Care System Martinez, California
Madison VHA Madison, Wisconsin
VA Long Beach Healthcare System Long Beach, California
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Attrition

Attrition Rates by Year of First Enrollment
OutcomeYear of First Enrollment
07-0808-0909-1010-1111-1212-1313-1414-1515-1616-1717-18Total
N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e. new students) 8 - 6 - 3 - 5 - 6 - 9 - 0 - 7 - 5 - 6 - 5 - 60 100
Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts 7 88 4 66 1 33 1 20 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 22
Students still enrolled in program 0 0 1 17 2 66 4 80 4 66 9 100 - - 7 100 3 60 5 83 5 100 40 67
Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree 1 12 1 17 0 0 0 0 2 33 0 0 - - 0 0 2 40 1 17 0 0 7 12

Licensure

Outcomes by Year
Outcome2006-2016
The total number of program graduates (doctoral degrees conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years ago 67
Number of these graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists over the last 10 years 60
Licensure percentage 90%