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Application Requirements


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

For applicants pursuing the research track, the GRE General Test is required and the Advanced Psychology GRE is optional.

For applicants pursuing the clinical track, the GRE General Test is optional.

GRE scores must be sent directly to Rosalind Franklin University (Institution Code: 1117) from Education Testing Services (ETS).

Letters of Recommendation

One letter of recommendation is required, two are preferred, from professionals and/or academicians who know you well (i.e. academic advisors, professors, or supervisors at a workplace).


Candidates who wish to have their application review expedited may submit unofficial transcripts. However, we will require final, official transcripts from all colleges, universities, and community colleges previously attended prior to matriculation.

Computer competency

Basic knowledge is required.

Background check

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