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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Rosemead, CA, United States
The Department of Psychology at the University of the West specializes in multicultural and cross-cultural influence in human psychology, drawing from both Western and Eastern systems of psychological theory and practice. 
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Overview

Our Psychology programs at the University of the West are designed to build imaginative critical thinkers prepared to meet the needs of a dynamic and complex global community.

The Psychology department’s diverse faculty and staff are committed to cultivating an appreciation of cultural differences and using our everyday interactions in class and on campus as opportunities for deep thinking and learning. UWest’s emphasis on whole-person education aims to cultivate psychology graduates who can consider the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, and creative needs of their patients and to work with them to develop innovative solutions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Psychological Tests & Measurements 
  • Cross Cultural Psychology 
  • Industrial & Organizational Psychology 
  • Psychology of Religion 
  • Integrative Psychology of Living & Dying
  • Advanced Topics in Psychology 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Application – Complete the UWest online application.
  • Official Transcripts – Copies of your high school transcript and transcripts from all universities you’ve attended. Transcripts must be sealed and sent directly from the school(s) to the Enrollment Office.
  • Letters of Recommendation.
  • Personal Statement – A 400-500 word essay answering the question, “What skills and attitudes do you believe are necessary for a successful life?”
  • $100 Application fee – This is non-refundable and may be made by check or credit card. Please make checks out to University of the West.
  • Diploma – A copy of official high school diploma, or its equivalent.
  • Identification – Copies of two forms of legal identification. Acceptable forms of identification include: passport, driver license, identification card, or social security card.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6264 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6264 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Rosemead

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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