Application Fees and Fee Payments


The cost for an PSYCAS application is $50 for the first program you apply to. Any additional programs you choose to apply to will cost $35 per designation, even if you submit those programs later in the application cycle.

PSYCAS FEE SCHEDULE (click to expand):

PSYCAS 2016 – 2017 Application Processing Fees
Number of Colleges Processing Fee
1 $50
2 $85
3 $120
4 $155
5 $190
6 $225
7 $260
8 $295
9 $330
10 $365


You will be taken through the payment process when you e-submit your application. DO NOT SUBMIT ANY PAYMENTS PRIOR TO E-SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION. PSYCAS accepts major credit cards, including VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, and Discover. Payment information must be entered into the portal by the applicant. Credit card payments can NOT be made over the phone.

PSYCAS Accepts the Following Payment Methods:
  • VISA
  • MasterCard
  • American Express (AMEX)
  • Discover
PSYCAS does NOT Accept the Following Payment Methods
  • Money orders
  • Cashier’s checks
  • Personal checks
  • Cash
  • Credit card payments made over the phone


Once payment is posted to your application, your designated programs have full online access to your application information. Because of this, NO REFUNDS will be given. As stated in PSYCAS policies, to which all applicants must agree upon submitting their application, it is the applicant’s responsibility to complete their application correctly, to monitor the status of their application, to ensure all required documents are received and posted to their application, to respond to all notifications in a timely manner, and to adhere to the deadline requirements posted by their graduate psychology programs.


Q: What is the charge for the PSYCAS application?

A: The fee for your first submission will be $50.00.  Each additional submission will be $35.00 per program.

Q: How can I pay for my application fee?

A: PSYCAS only accepts payments via credit card or debit card bearing the logo of a major credit card. The following credit cards will be accepted:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Discover
  • American Express (AMEX)

Q: Does PSYCAS accept credit card payments by phone?

A: No. PSYCAS does not accept any credit card payments by phone.

Q: Is there a refund for the PSYCAS application?

A: No. Once you e-submit your application, no refunds can be made for any reason.

Q: Is there a fee waiver for the PSYCAS application?

A: Yes.  Please refer to the “PSYCAS Fee Waiver Program” under Instructions on how to apply for a fee waiver.