Saybrook University, USA laid its foundation in the year 1971. The college is considered to be one of the best colleges in California for graduate studies. Saybrook has a total enrolment of over 687 graduate students including numerous international students from various countries in both Master’s and Doctor’s degrees.
Recognized as one of the world’s leading institutions for humanistic education, the university has divided the programs into two colleges- the College of Social Sciences and the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences.
Additionally, Saybrook University is accredited by the Senior Commission of Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), a regional accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education and by the State of California.
|University Type||Private, Non-profit|
|No of Residence Halls||N/A|
|Intake Type||Semester wise|
|Mode of Program||Online or Hybrid|
Saybrook has 200+ full-time faculty offering a wide range of study options at PG and Doctorate level. They offer graduate programs in 8 areas of study and certificate programs through two colleges-
The programs offered at Saybrook include Master of Arts, Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy and Certificate programs. Various study fields include Counseling, Psychology, Leadership and Innovation, Functional Nutrition, Mind-Body Medicine, Stress Management Education, etc.
The administrative office of Saybrook is located in Pasadena, CA. Saybrook University’s main campus in California offers entirely online and hybrid online certificate and degree programs supplemented with residential conferences through 2 colleges.
The College of Social Sciences (CSS) offers MA and Ph.D. hybrid, online and campus-based programs that provide students with hands-on experience and mentoring from faculty who are highly experienced in their respective disciplines.
The College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences (CIMHS) is dedicated to promoting interdisciplinary modalities that enhance optimal health and wellbeing for individuals and communities. The university is well equipped with facilities like libraries and other academic resources.
Students and faculty of the hybrid programs gather at Monterey, California for a unique five-day event with class sessions, seminars, workshops.
Saybrook University, USA does not require or provide dormitories and/or student housing, nor does it take the responsibility to find or assist enrolled students in finding housing. But there are a lot of accommodation options for students for the class sessions or seminars conducted in the USA like rented apartments close to the college.
Application Fee: 50 USD for degree-seeking students and 25 USD for non-degree seeking students
Application deadline: Rolling Admissions policy.
|English proficiency tests||Minimum score Required|
|Programs||Annual Tuition Fees (in USD)||Per Semester Fee for Residential Conferences (in USD)||New Student Residential Orientation Fee (1st term only)|
|M.A. Leadership and Management||1,150 per credit||1,500||550|
|M.A. Human science||1,470 per credit||1,500||550|
|M.A. Psychology||1,470 per credit||1,500||550|
|M.A. Transformative Social Change||1,470 per credit||1,500||550|
|M.S. Integrative and Functional Nutrition||1,150 per credit||1 Virtual RC||150(Virtual)|
|M.S. Psychophysiology||1,150 per credit||1,500||275|
|Expense||Fee in USD|
|Resource Fee||400 per sem|
|Student Activity Fee||50 per sem|
|Application Fee||50 (one-time)|
|Internship/ Practicum Fee||2,500 per sem|
|Transcript Fee||10 (one-time)|
|Wire transfer fee||50 (one-time)|
Apart from the charges mentioned above, students will also be required to meet some additional costs of their degree programs which can include travel, accommodations, food, textbooks, conferences, workshops, etc.
International students are not eligible for United States educational loan consideration, however they can apply for Saybrook’s International Student Scholarship.
Saybrook International Scholarship: $5,000
International Student Scholarship is awarded to international students who show both the potential to add cultural and geographic diversity to the classroom and the ability to spread the mission of Saybrook University globally. Awardees will receive a scholarship of $5,000 that will be divided equally between their first two semesters. Students must have an excellent academic record to receive this.
Presidential Scholarship: $500 – $5000 / Semester
The Presidential Scholarship is only available to new/incoming students. It is awarded purely based on academic excellence. Awardees will receive a scholarship of $500 to $5,000 per semester on a first-come, first-served basis.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$34,500 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Post Graduate Program||$34,500 / Year|
|Western Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary