Student Admissions, Outcomes and Other Data

Time to Completion for All Students Entering the Program

Outcome Year in which Degrees were Conferred
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 Total
Total number of students with doctoral degree conferred on transcript 4 4 10 7 5 10 7 47
Mean number of years to complete the program 5.16 6.07 5.46 4.76 4.87 5.63 4.33 5.19
Median number of years to complete the program 5.16 6.15 5.33 5 5 5.5 4 5
Time to Degree Ranges N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students in less than 5 years 2 50 1 25 4 40 3 43 1 20 3 30 5 71 19 40
Students in 5 years 0 0 1 25 1 10 1 14 3 60 2 20 2 29 10 21
Students in 6 years 2 50 0 0 2 20 3 43 1 20 1 10 0 0 9 19
Students in 7 years 0 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 2 20 0 0 3 6
Students in more than 7 years 0 0 2 50 2 20 0 0 0 0 2 20 0 0 6 13

*The first cohort to graduate with a PhD was in 2010

For program admissions policies that allow students to enter with credit for prior graduate work please refer to the CP Student Handbook, in the Advising Procedures section, by going to the current students' tab at: http://www.unco.edu/cebs/counspsych/current.html

Please note. In January 2010, the Counseling Psychology doctoral program became an APA-accredited Ph.D. program. Prior to this, our program was an APA-accredited Psy.D. program since 1995. We are now only a Ph.D. program. The program's first Ph.D. degrees were conferred in 2010.

Program Costs

Description 2016-2017 1st-year
Cohort Cost
Tuition for full-time students (in-state) 18,450
Tuition for full-time students (out-of-state) 36,930
Tuition per credit hour for part-time students (if applicable enter amount; if not applicable enter "NA") $615 (in-state); $1,231 (out-of-state)
University/institution fees or costs 2,505
Additional estimated fees or costs to students (e.g. books, travel, etc.) 750

The cost of attending UNC varies depending upon residency status and the number of credits taken in a semester. The Counseling Psychology Program is a member of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education's (WICHE) Western Regional Graduate Program. What membership in the WRGP means is that applicants who are residents of 15 western states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming) can qualify for resident tuition status starting their first year in the program. Applicants who are US citizens, but residents from other states would need to pay nonresident tuition their first year on campus, but could then qualify for resident tuition status after 1 year in Colorado. International students currently remain classified as nonresidents throughout their degree program. Current information regarding tuition and fees can be found on the Costs website by going to: http://www.unco.edu/costs/

For more information regarding the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) go to http://www.wiche.edu/. For more information regarding WICHE's Western Regional Graduate Programs (WRGP) go to: http://wrgp.wiche.edu/

Students are eligible for federal loans, scholarships and grants. In the past three years all incoming students, second year students, and the majority of other returning students were offered assistantships through the program which paid for a portion of the student's tuition and gave a stipend. Some students obtained assistantships across the campus (e.g., Career Services, Disability Support Services, University 101, School of Psychological Sciences). For more information regarding financial aid, please refer to http://www.unco.edu/ofa/index.asp

The UNC graduate tuition estimator provides an approximation of a student's billing calculation: https://apps.unco.edu/tuitioncalc/

Internship Placement - Table 1

Outcome  Year Applied for Internship
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships 1 50 7 78 5 100 6 67 8 100 8 100 5 83
Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 2 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 17
Students who obtained other membership organization internships (e.g. CAPIC) that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained  internships conforming to CDSPP guidelines that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained other internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students who obtained any internship 1 50 9 100 5 100 7 78 8 100 8 100 6 100
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 2 - 9 - 5 - 9 - 8 - 8 - 6 -

Internship Placement - Table 2

 Outcome Year Applied for Internship
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students who sought or applied for internships including those who withdrew from the application process 2 - 9 - 5 - 9 - 8 - 8 - 6 -
Students who obtained paid internships 1 50 9 100 5 100 7 78 8 100 8 100 6 100
Students who obtained half-time internships* (if applicable) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Our doctoral students have successfully completed pre-doctoral internships at sites across the country. Doctoral students through 2009 were originally admitted into the Psy.D. program, and most took the option to switch over into the new Ph.D. program and graduated with a Ph.D.

Attrition

Variable Year of First Enrollment
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment (i.e. new students) 7 - 7 - 7 - 7 - 7 - 6 - 8 -
Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts 7 100 4 57 5 71 4 57 0 0 0 0 0 0
Students still enrolled in program 0 0 3 43 1 14 3 43 6 86 6 100 7 88
Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree 0 0 0 0 1 14 0 0 1 14 0 0 1 13

Licensure

Outcome 2006-2016
The total number of program graduates (doctoral degrees conferred on transcript) between 2 and 10 years ago 34
The number of these graduates (between 2 and 10 years ago) who became licensed psychologists in the past 10 years 28
Licensure percentage 82%

*The program's first Ph.D. degrees were conferred in 2010.