Admissions

All applicants are required to submit the following:

  1. A completed Application for Admission form, (download Application for Admission form).
  2. An updated curriculum Vita/Resume with an addendum explaining your motivation for attending WSPP.
  3. A writing sample: a personal essay on a topic provided by the Admissions Committee (see Admission Form.)
  4. Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework. Preferred minimum: Overall GPA = 3.00; Psychology GPA = 3.2.
  5. Scores of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Preferred minimum: Verbal Reasoning = 50th percentile, Quantitative Reasoning = 50th percentile, and Analytic Writing = 4.0. You can find information about the GRE at www.gre.org
  6. Three letters of recommendation, two of which should be from psychology faculty or supervisors. (download letter of recommendation form)
  7. Students may be interviewed, either in person or by telephone, at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  8. $75 Application Fee (non-refundable).

Application Deadline:
Applications must be received by January 1st for fall admission of that same year. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Student Admissions, Outcomes and Other Data (click here)

Our small size and availability of faculty allow students to feel supported, cared for and carefully advised.

Transfer of Courses
Students are expected to complete all required courses. However, it is possible to transfer courses under certain circumstances. A course may be transferred if a graduate level course judged to be equivalent was completed at another regionally accredited institution with a grade of “B” or better. The transfer requires written approval of both the WSPP course instructor and the Dean. No more than 18 credit hours may be transferred.

Withdrawal and Adjustments
Students choosing to withdraw from a course must do so in writing to the Dean. Refunds will be made according to the schedule below:
Before 1st Class Meeting …………………………100% refund
Before 2nd Class Meeting ……………………….. 80% refund
Before 4th Class Meeting ………………………… 60% refund
After 4th Class Meeting …………………………… NONE
In compliance with V.A. regulation 14256, students who are receiving veteran’s benefits will only pay the portion of tuition and other charges that corresponds to the part of the program completed.
Students who withdraw from a course after the second class meeting are assigned a grade of “W” for the class.

Notice of Non-Discrimination Policy
WSPP accepts faculty and admits students of any age, race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to faculty or students at the School. There shall be no discrimination against any person based upon race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, gender, handicap, sexual orientation, or against special disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era.

ADA Notice Statement
Pursuant to federal and state law, it is the policy of Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology to provide students who have disabilities with reasonable educational accommodation based upon relevant law, the school’s educational standards, and sound ethical practices in disability services.

Documentation of disability will need to be filed with the Dean’s office. All information submitted regarding disability will be handled confidentially and is shared only with student’s expressed written permission for accommodation purposes.

If you wish to identify yourself as a person with a disability and/or if you would like more information about disability services or have questions, please contact:

Dale Bespalec, Ph.D., Dean
Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology
9120 W. Hampton Avenue, #212
Milwaukee, WI 53225
414-464-9777 (Voice), 414-358-5590 (FAX), E-mail: Dean@wspp.edu