48 months
18627 USD/year
18627 USD/year
5540 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


A degree in Psychology at Virginia State University can prepare you for careers in school psychology, psychiatric or medical social work, guidance and counseling, vocational rehabilitation, clinical psychology, child development, criminal justice, religion, public service, or college teaching and research. 


Even if you are interested in studying law or medicine, a psychology degree can be a logical first step. 

The Department of Psychology at Virginia State University offers an undergraduate program in general psychology, as well as graduate study leading to both Master’s and Doctoral degrees.  

Key Features 

  • Students working toward the Master of Science degree may choose a concentration in either General Psychology or Clinical Psychology. 
  • Doctoral students will focus in Clinical Health Psychology or Behavioral and Community Health Sciences (BCHS). Please click the related links for more information on our Master's and Doctoral programs at one of the top HBCU colleges in Virginia.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • The Psychology Of Early Childhood
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Human Growth And Development 
  • Social Psychology
  • Development Al Psychology 
  • Experimental Psychology Laboratory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application                                          
  • Completed International Applicant Supplement
  • Official or certified copies of all academic records in Native Language to include examinations from the examinations councils (copies will not be accepted). 
  • Translated academic records/ transcripts, originals only, copies not accepted (We recommend World Education Services)
  • Official SAT or ACT scores sent directly from test agency.
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores for non-native English speakers.
  • Two letters of recommendation – Freshmen only (one must be from your Guidance Counselor). 
  • Personal Statement or essay on your Future Aspirations                                               
  • Proof of Immunization

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18627 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18627 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    18627 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18627 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5540 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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