Apply to the College of Biosciences - Clinical Psychology
Apply today for the Fall 2024 semester!
The Doctor of Clinical Psychology degree program admits on a rolling admissions process. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
Your completed application must contain the following:
An applicant resume should include any relevant information or activities pertaining to: education, work/employment, extra-curricular activities, community service, leadership roles and shadowing hours (if applicable). You will upload your resume from the application portal.
All coursework taken at a college or university must be submitted for review. Unofficial copies of transcripts are acceptable for reviewing purposes. Students who are then accepted and plan to matriculate at KCU will need to submit all official transcripts from any college or university attended. These should be submitted electronically, if available, to KCU from each institution. If electronic transcripts are not available, your college may mail them directly to: KCU Office of Admissions, 1750 Independence Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64106.
Three Letters of Recommendation
Submit three letters of recommendation written by faculty members or colleagues who can speak to your potential for academic success in a doctoral program. Two of the letters must be from professionals in the Psychology field. Letters must be dated no more than two years prior to KCU entry. Letters may be emailed directly to KCU at PsyD@kansascity.edu; through Interfolio; or mailed to KCU Office of Admissions, 1750 Independence Ave, Kansas City, MO 64106. Electronic submission (email) is preferred. Letters of recommendation should not be handled by the applicant; the letter writer should submit letters on the applicant’s behalf through any of the ways listed above.
Applicants must submit a Graduate Records Examination (GRE) General test or the GRE Psychology Subject Test. KCU’s school code for the GRE is 6182. For entry to the class starting in 2024, tests must be taken no earlier than May 2021.
Optional Video Submission
Prepare a two-minute video providing an example of a situation or experience that you feel has prepared you for a career in Clinical Psychology. Use this opportunity to show off your interpersonal and communication skills. Submit by emailing your video. Be sure to include your name as the title of the video so we can match with your application file.