Student Admissions, Outcomes and Other Data

The following training and education outcomes are provided for applicants to make informed decisions about the Ph.D. program in counseling psychology at Western Michigan University.

Time to Completion for students entering the program with a bachelor's degree
Outcome 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 Total
Total number of students with doctoral degree conferred on transcript 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 6
Mean number of years to complete program 0 0 6 0 8 9 7  
Median Number of years to complete program 0 0 6 0 8 9 7  
Time to Degree Ranges                
Student less than 5 years 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
Student in 5 years 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
Student in 6 years 0 0 1 0 0 0 0  
Student in 7 years 0 0 0 0 0 0 1  
Student in more than 7 years 0 0 0 0 3 1 0  
Time to completion for students entering the program with advanced standing
Outcome 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 Total
Total number of students with doctoral degree conferred on transcript 5 6 6 7 9 8 5 46
Mean Number of years to complete program 6.8 7.3 7.6 7.3 6 6.8 7.4  
Median Number of years to complete program 6 8 7 7 6 6.5 8  
Time to Degree Ranges                
Student less than 5 years 0 0 0 0 1 1    
Student in 5 years 0 0 0 2 3 2 1  
Student in 6 years 3 1 1 0 3 1 1  
Student in 7 years 0 4 1 3 1 1 0  
Student in more than 7 years 2 1 4 2 1 3 3  

 

Program Costs
Description 2013-2014 1st year Cohort Cost
Tuition for full time student (in-state) (24 credits) $11,920.56
Tuition for full time student (out of state) (24 credits) $25,248.24
University/Institution fee costs $745.50
Additional estimated fees or costs to students (e.g. books, travel, etc.) $6,000.00

 

Internship Placement
  Year Applied for Internship
  2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13
Outcomes N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students who sought or applied for internship 3   4   6   14   14   7   9  
Students who obtained internships 2 67 4 100 6 100 11 79 11 79 4 57 9 100
Students who obtained APA/CPA accredited internships 2 67 3 75 6 100 10 71 10 71 3 43 8 89
Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA accredited 0   0   0   1 8 1 8 1 14 1 11
Students who obtained other memberships organization internships (e.g. CAPIC that were not APA/CPA accredited) 0   0   0   0   0   0   0  
Students who obtained internships conforming to CDSPP guidelines that were not APA/CPA accredited 0   0   0   0   0   0   0  
Students who obtained other internships that were not APA/CPA accredited 0   1 25 0   0   0    0    0  
Students who obtained internship 3   4   6   14   14   7   9  
Students who obtained paid internships 2 67 3 75 6 100 11 79 11 79 4 57 9 100
Students who obtained halt-time internships 0   0   0   0   0   0   0  
Attrition
  Year of First Enrollment
  2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Variable N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment 8   9   8   7   8   7   6   8  
Students whose doctoral degree were conferred on their transcripts 3 37.5 4 44 1 12.5 0   0   0   0   0  
Students still enrolled in program 4 50 5 56 7 87.5 6 85.7 7 87.5 7 100 6 100 8 100
Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferred of doctoral degree 1 12.5 0       1 14.3 1 12.5            
Licensure
Outcome 2003-2004 to 2009-2010
Total number of students with doctoral degrees conferred on transcript in time period  42
Number of students with doctoral degree conferred on transcripts who became licensed doctoral psychologist in time period  32
 Licensure percentage  76%