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HAROLD ABEL SCHOOL OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

PHD Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology Addiction Psychology specialization

Cost & Transfer Credits

Tuition & Fees

Courses $510 per credit
Enroll in up to 3 courses per quarter. By maximizing your courseload each quarter, you can graduate significantly sooner.

Comprehensive Exam $2,780 per quarter
5 credits minimum.

Dissertation $2,780 per quarter
20 credits minimum.

Colloquium $1,495 per colloquium
3 colloquia required; travel, lodging, meals and other expenses not included.

This tuition estimate is effective July 14, 2014, and is subject to change.

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Transfer Credits

Reduce the time and cost of finishing your degree by maximizing your transfer credits. Many students save substantially by transferring previous academic course work into their Capella program. Course work completed at an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution within the past 10 years will be considered. With your permission, we will request your transcripts on your behalf and pay any associated fees.

Transfer up to 50 quarter credits.

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*The average program tuition calculations assume that students transfer in their elective credit and take two courses per quarter. 1 quarter for the comprehensive exam, and the minimum of 8 quarters for dissertation for a total program time of approx. 4 years. Individual time to complete and total program cost vary and are subject to individual student progress and amount of courses taken per quarter.

This average program tuition cost does not reflect any discounts or grants. Book fees, residency travel and lodging fees are also not included.