Typical Student Profile

Based upon data from the 2012-2013 cohort

Archive data from 2008-2009, 2009-2010, & 2011-2012 cohorts combined

General Information

Related Past Work Experiences: Most students enter the program with relevant community work and volunteer experiences. Some positions have included:

  • Children's Program Leader
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Little Friends
  • Mentor at Neighborhood
    Youth Services
  • Supplemental Instructor for
    Intro Psych
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Preschool Assistant Teacher
  • Paraprofessional
  • Group Homes
  • Research Assistant
  • Direct Care
  • Nanny

Age:  Mean - 22, Range - 22-24

Home State: Wisconsin – 3, Minnesota - 3, Illinois - 1

 

Academic Background

Undergraduate Institution:

3 – UW-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI
1 - University of Minnesota-Duluth, Duluth, MN
1 – Minnesota State University-Mankato, Mankato MN
1 - University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
1 – Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

     Undergraduate Major:

           7 – Psychology

     Undergraduate Minor:                                       

           1 Sociology
           1 Spanish
           1 Corrections
           1 Secondary, Special Education
           1 Sociology & At Risk Child and Youth Care
           2 None

GPA:

 

Overall GPA

Last 2 Years GPA

Psychology GPA

Mean

3.48

3.59

3.58

Range

2.59 – 3.85

2.96 – 3.95

2.68 – 4.0

 GRE Scores:

 

Verbal

Quantitative

Total Verbal & Quantitative

Analytical Writing

Mean

149

146

294.8

4.08

Range

145-153

142-152

289-303

3.5-4.5

 

Financial Support Received From

Loans - 85%
Outside Work - 71%
Parents - 57%
Savings - 57%
Assistantship - 43%
Scholarship - 14%
Other - 14%