Admissions Requirements

School Psychology 

Early submission by the priority deadline is encouraged to ensure consideration for the upcoming cohort.

Application Deadline

Quarter Priority Deadline Group Interviews
Winter/Spring October 20 November 15 & 17
Summer/Fall February 1 March 28 & April 1st

Admission Requirements

We seek applicants who demonstrate strong academic knowledge and skills, a commitment to equity and justice, and continued growth and learning. In addition, applicants must demonstrate potential for leadership and effective interpersonal relationships.

The following documents are required for consideration:

  • Online Application
    • Applications for upcoming quarters are reviewed twice a year and decisions are made on a space available basis. The deadlines to submit all application materials for each review period are October 20 for winter or spring quarter enrollment and February 1 for summer or fall quarter entry.
  • Bachelor's Degree
    • Evidence of four-year equivalent bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
    • For candidates without graduate course work, minimum GPA of 3.00 from the last 90 quarter/60 semester credits of bachelor’s degree; 3.25 cumulative graduate-level GPA for students entering with a master’s degree. Strong applicants whose GPA is below 3.00 may be admitted with probationary status.
  • Professional Recommendations
    • Two professional recommendations using the College of Education forms.
  • Résumé/CV
    • Reflecting at least one year’s successful professional, educational or related experience with school-age youth.
  • Autobiographical Statement
    • One to two-page autobiographical statement indicating motivation and commitment to school psychology, relevant experience with children and adolescents, understanding of the school psychologist's role in K-12 schools, and reasons for choosing the program at Seattle University. 
  • College of Education Self-Evaluation Form
  • Small Group Interview
    • By invitation following file review

International Applicants

International applicants are invited to visit our admissions page for a list of requirements.