Divine Mercy University

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

24 Faculty Members | 18:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Roman Catholic

Mission Statement

The Institute for the Psychological Sciences is an institution of higher education offering Master's and Doctoral degrees. It is affiliated with the Legionaries of Christ. The Institute is dedicated to the renewal of the Catholic Christian intellectual tradition and the integration of the theoretical and empirical bases of psychology and a Catholic view of the human person. The Institute seeks to provide students an effective academic and educational environment that supports the integration of the psychological sciences and a Catholic understanding of the person through teaching and learning both knowledge and necessary clinical skills. It assists students intellectually and professionally as they prepare themselves to respond to their vocation as mental health professionals. The Institute's mission also involves dialogue about its integrative approach with practitioners and scholars, nationally and internationally.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

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Out of state

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Graduate

In state

$17,153

Out of state

$17,153

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Psychology, General
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
  • Clinical Psychology
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
      • A program that prepares individuals to provide evaluations, referrals, and short-term counseling services to help people prevent or remediate personal problems, conflicts, and emotional crises. Includes instruction in human development, psychopathology, individual and group counseling, personality theory, career assessment, patient screening and referral, observation and testing techniques, interviewing skills, professional standards and ethics, and applicable laws and regulations. See other colleges that offer this major
  • PSYCHOLOGY
    • Psychology, General
      • A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Clinical Psychology
      • A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of clinical psychology, involving the analysis, diagnosis, and clinical treatment of psychological disorders and behavioral pathologies. Includes instruction in clinical assessment and diagnosis, personality appraisal, psychopathology, clinical psychopharmacology, behavior modification, therapeutic intervention skills, patient interviewing, personalized and group therapy, child and adolescent therapy, cognitive and behavioral therapy, supervised clinical practice, ethical standards, and applicable regulations. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
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Graduate
$55
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
64%
Male Students
36%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian59.44%
  2. Hispanic/Latino16.07%
  3. Not Specified11.22%
  4. Asian5.61%
  5. Black4.59%
  6. Two Or More Ethnicities1.28%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native1.28%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.51%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

450

Graduate students

450

Attendance breakdown

Full time
72%
Part time
28%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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