Fast Facts


  • Private, not-for-profit institution
  • TCSPP has been an innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral sciences for more than 30 years.
  • Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
  • More than 4,500 students in Chicago and Grayslake, IL; Los Angeles, Westwood and Irvine, CA; and Washington, D.C., and enrolled in Online programming. 
  • Student population as of Fall 2013 census:
    • Average age 31 years
    • 80.1% female
      19.9% male
    • 19.7% Black / African American
      0.4% American Indian/Alaska Native
      5.0% Asian
      12.8% Latino(a)/Hispanic
      52.4% White/Caucasian
      1.7% Two or more races
      3.0% International
      4.6% Not Reported
  • Formats include traditional weekday coursework as well as flexible evening weekend and Online options
  • Available funding opportunities include, financial aid, scholarships, fellowships, student loans, and paid employment
  • Each year, students are linked with enriching practicum, internship, and community service opportunities at approximately 500 diverse organizations across the country, and have opportunities to participate in a range of multicultural learning and international travel opportunities.
  • Named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2013 (for the sixth consecutive year) and the only school of professional psychology to receive this award with distinction
  • Active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, which has recognized The Chicago School for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy