Typical Student Profile

Based upon data from 2008-2009, 2009-2010, & 2011-2012 cohorts

General Information

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

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • AmeriCorps project member
  • autism therapist
  • crisis responder
  • long-term substitute teacher
  • women's shelter mentor
  • summer camp director, counselor
  • reading literacy volunteer
  • day care teacher
  • ESL teacher
  • research assistant, lab assistant
  • youth care worker
  • play therapist
  • peer advisor
  • tutor
  • domestic violence intern
  • youth mentor
  • coach

Age:  Mode - 23, Range - 21 to 36

Home State: Wisconsin – 27, Minnesota - 8, Illinois – 2

Academic Background

Undergraduate Institution:

14 – UW-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI
4 – UW-Madison, Madison, WI
2 – UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI
2 – Winona State, Winona, MN
2 – St. Mary's University, Winona, MN
1 – UW-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI
1 – UW-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI
1 – UW-Platteville, Platteville, WI
1 – UW-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI
1 – Carroll College, Waukesha, WI
1 – Carthage College, Kenosha, WI
1 – Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
1 – University of Illinois-Chicago, Chicago, IL
1 – University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK
1 - Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
1 - North Dakota State, Fargo, ND
1 - Luther College, Decorah, IA
1 - Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, IA

Undergraduate Major:

25 - Psychology
6 - Psychology & Spanish
1 - Rehabilitation Psychology
1 - Deaf Education
1 - Psychology & French
1 - Psychology & Human Development
1 - Music

Undergraduate Minor:

4 – Biology
4 – Sociology
1 – Human Services
1 – Anthropology
1 – Sociology & German
1 – Spanish
1 - Interpersonal Communication
1 - Interdisciplinary Family Studies
1 - Human Development and Family Studies
1 - Child Youth Care
1 - Sociology & Child Youth Care
1 – Photography

GPA:

 

Overall GPA

Last 2 Years GPA

Psychology GPA

Mean

3.52

3.70

3.67

Range

2.82 – 3.93

3.06 – 4.0

2.91 – 4.0

 

GRE Scores:

 

Verbal

Quantitative

Total Verbal & Quantitative

Analytical Writing

Mean

448

559

1009

4.44

Range

330 – 650

410 – 720

790 – 1280

3.5 – 5.5