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Graduate Program

Information for Prospective Students

A background in psychology, including some training in research methods and statistics, is highly desirable. Admission is based on the undergraduate record, GRE scores, research experience, and letters of recommendation. The GRE Subject Test in Psychology is not required but is strongly recommended. Application forms for admission and financial aid can be found on the web. If you have questions, please contact:

Office of Graduate Admissions
Bendetson Hall
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155
Tel: 617-627-3395
E-mail: gradadmissions@tufts.edu

Application materials should be sent to the address above by December 15th of each year to receive full consideration by the Department of Psychology. Additional inquiries should be directed to:

Graduate Admissions
Department of Psychology
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155
Tel: 617-627-4559
Email: Ayanna.Thomas@tufts.edu

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