Applying to the Experimental Program

Students with completed applications submitted by February 15th will be eligible for priority admission including first consideration for graduate assistantships. 


  • A complete online application.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is NOT required.
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • Three letters of reference with at least one submitted from a faculty member in the Psychology Department from which the student graduated (two preferred);
  • Official transcripts of past work;
  • A two-page statement of why you are interested in a specific concentration in psychology and future plans; include as part of your statement information regarding your research interests and list 2-3 members of the Experimental faculty with whom you might be interested in doing research, if admitted.
  • Applicants must have completed a minimum of 18 semester hours of undergraduate psychology coursework.

If you have questions about the application process or financial aid, please contact:

College of Graduate Studies and Research
Buchanan House PO Box 6928
Radford, VA 24142
(540) 831-5431

If you have questions regarding the Experimental Program, please contact:

Dr. Jenessa Steele
Department of Psychology, Box 6946
CHBS 5121
Radford University
Radford, VA 24142
Office Phone:(540)-831-5176