- Adler University, Vancouver is the latest campus of the Adler University, located in the downtown area of Vancouver in the province of British Columbia, Canada.
- Well-known for providing counselling training programs since the 1970s, the institute formally became a campus of Adler University in the year of 2005.
- Currently, it offers doctorate and masters programs in the various field of psychology.
Why should you choose Adler University, Vancouver?
- The university is the oldest independent psychology school in North America
- The number of scholarships have been increased by 500% since 2012
- Undertook the Socially Responsible Practice Project
- Known for clinical training in psychology
- Enrolment has increased by 44% since 2010
|Type of University||Private|
|Number of Campuses||3|
|Levels of Study||Master’s and Doctorate|
|Basic tuition fees||CAD 427 - CAD1,050 (Per Credit)|
|Test scores accepted||TOEFL, IELTS|
Campus and Residence
- The Vancouver campus is located at 520 Seymour Street in downtown Vancouver
- The five-storied building of the campus has its own library and community hall
- Parking facilities and other amenities are available including campus security services
Housing facilities are not available within the campus. However, students can rent a well furnished apartment with required facilities outside the campus.
Different programs are offered across the three campuses of Adler University. Candidates can select the desired program and get admission in the corresponding campus.
- Total 9 programs are offered in the Vancouver campus
- 1 doctorate and 8 masters programs are offered
|Doctorate||Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.)|
|Master’s||M.A. in Counselling Psychology M.A. in Counselling Psychology: School & Youth Concentration Master of Counselling Psychology Master of Counselling Psychology: School & Youth Concentration Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy M.A. in Organizational Psychology Master of Public Policy & Administration: Immigration Policy & Practice Master of Public Policy & Administration: Social Change Leadership|
- Total 13 programs are offered in the Vancouver campus
- 4 doctorate and 9 masters programs are offered
|Doctorate||(Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology Ph.D., Counselor Education & Supervision Ph.D. in Art Therapy Ph.D., Couple & Family Therapy|
|Master’s||M.A., Couple & Family Therapy M.A., Clinical Mental Health Counseling M.A., Forensic Psychology M.A., Rehabilitation Counseling M.A., Sport & Health Psychology M.A. in Counseling: Student Affairs and College Counseling M.A., Art Therapy Master, Public Administration Master, Public Policy|
- Total 4 programs are offered in the Vancouver campus
- 1 doctorate and 3 masters programs are offered
|Doctorate||Ph.D. in Industrial & Organizational Psychology|
|Master’s||M.A. in Industrial & Organizational Psychology M.A. in Military Psychology M.A. in Applied Psychology|
All about the Application Process
English Language Proficiency Test
The candidates whose first language is not English need to appear in anyone of the following tests.
The students need to attain the minimum score for any test so as to take admission in the university.
|Test||Minimum Score Required|
|TOEFL||580 (PBT), 240 (CBT) and 92 with at least 22 on each of the four sections (iBT)|
|IELTS||7.0 with no band lower than 6.5|
- All official transcripts and official translations if not in English
- All transcripts from outside of North America should be assessed by World Education Services or Educational Credentialing Evaluators
How and When to Apply?
- Candidates can apply at the official website of Adler University – “New User Registration”
- The acceptance of admission will be notified to the candidates by the Director of Admissions
- All the applicants are advised to apply early as the available seats may fill quickly
Currently, Adler is accepting offers for Fall Season.
|Program||Early Deadline||Priority Deadline||Space Available|
|Doctoral programs||December 1, 2017||February 15, 2018||August 15, 2018|
|Masters programs||February 1, 2018||April 1, 2018||August 15, 2018|
Application and deposit fees
|Admissions Application Fee (non-refundable)||CAD30 CAD|
|Deposit, Master's programs (non-refundable)||CAD200 CAD|
|Deposit, Psy.D. program (non-refundable)||CAD300 CAD|
|Start Date Deferral Fee (non-refundable)||CAD500 CAD|
The following factors are given importance at the time of admission:
- Educational performance
- Substance and lucidity of written and verbal communication
- Strength of recommendations
- Personal and professional appearance
- Community service concern and/or know-how
- Previous professional work experience
- Reliability, enthusiasm, and individual moral principles
Cost and Expenses
Tuition and Other Fees - Chicago
|Clinical M.A. Programs Credit Hour||CAD 1,265|
|Non-Clinical M.A. Programs Credit Hour||CAD 855|
|Online Ph.D. Programs Credit Hour||CAD 855|
|Psy.D. Credit Hour||CAD 1,470|
|Ph.D. Credit Hour||CAD 1,420|
|Audit Clinical M.A. Credit Hour||CAD 630|
|Audit Non-Clinical M.A. Credit Hour||CAD 427|
|Audit Online Ph.D. Credit Hour||CAD 427|
|Audit Psy.D. Credit Hour||CAD 740|
|Audit Ph.D. Credit Hour||CAD 710|
Tuition Fee - Vancouver
- Standard Master's Credit Hour: $940
- Standard Psy.D. Credit Hour: $1,050
- Audit Master's Credit Hour: $470
|New Student Scholarships||Disbursed toward tuition and fees over the first two terms|
|Social Justice Scholarship||up to CAD 10,000 (non-renewable)|
|Diversity Scholarship||up to CAD 5,000 (non-renewable)|
|International Student Scholarship||up to CAD 5,000 (non-renewable)|
|Merit Scholarship||up to CAD 10,000 (non-renewable)|
|Community Partner Scholarship||50% of tuition for the program|
|Alumni Scholarship||up to CAD 10,000 per year (non-renewable)|
- Canadian Student Loan (CSL) – Subsidized by Federal Government
- British Columbia Student Loan (BCSL) – Subsidized by Provincial Government
Work Study Program
- The Federal Work-Study program is a need-based employment
- Partially funded by U.S. government
- FWS participants are paid – CAD 13/hour for part-time work
- Students can work up to 20 hours per week
- Apply for student financial assistance and demonstrate the financial need
- Submit a Work-Study Authorization Form through the Office of Financial Aid
- Complete formalities and paper work with Office of Financial Aid and Human Resources
- Interview for worker position
Benefits to Alumni
- Get 20% discount for upper tier licensure prep packages through the Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences
- Select library services are available for the alumni?
Some well-known alumni are:-
- Suzanne Goudzwaard - clinical psychologist for Associates in Behavior Counseling and Mind Springs Health in Grand Junction, Colorado.
- James H. Mathisen - Department of Veterans Affairs in Omaha and Lincoln, Neb., and he is also the Director of Mental Health at two local youth detention and juvenile justice facilities.
- Jon Rosenfield - Career Advisor at Loyola University Chicago, and an adjunct professor at Adler University.