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Cognitive/Affective Psychology

The following is admission information specific to the Cognitive/Affective Psychology graduate program at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. If interested in additional program information, visit the Cognitive/Affective Psychology graduate program website.

 

Admission Deadline

All application materials for the Cognitive/Affective MS program must be postmarked by August 1st. Applications postmarked by May 1st will receive first consideration for funding, which includes a stipend, health insurance, and out-of-state tuition waiver for non-WI residents.

All applications postmarked after May 1st will receive secondary funding consideration. A new cohort begins each fall; a spring cohort is not available.

 

Application Requirements

Individuals interested in applying for UW Oshkosh’s Cognitive/Affective Psychology program must complete the following requirements and send all materials to the Office of Graduate Studies.

  • Complete online application for admission.

  • Submit a minimum of two letters of recommendation from faculty, psychology faculty preferred.

  • Have official transcripts from all regionally-accredited undergraduate and graduate institutions you attended sent to the address below.

  • Write and submit a personal statement (two to three typed pages) describing reasons for wanting to attend UW Oshkosh and your areas of research interest. Of particular interest are details about research experience including class projects, presentations, etc.

  • Submit scores for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).  Have scores sent to UW Oshkosh (institution code: 1916).  UW Oshkosh alumni are eligible for a discount on the Kaplan GRE Test Prep.

 

Graduate Assistantships

Students interested in graduate assistantships can complete the online application form.

 

Contact Information

For information about applying for admission, contact the program coordinator or the Office of Graduate Studies.