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Match Statistics - 2014 - Combined

2014 APPIC Match Statistics
Combined Results: Phase I and Phase II

March 24, 2014

 

This report provides statistics and information about the combined results for both phases of the 2014 APPIC Match.

Here is a summary of the numbers of applicants and positions in 2014 as compared to the 2012 and 2013 APPIC Matches, combining both Phase I and Phase II:

    ----------   COMBINED PHASE I / PHASE II   ----------
   
2012 MATCH
2013 MATCH
2014 MATCH
 
Applicants: Registered for the Match
4,435
4,481
4,335

Withdrew or did not submit ranks
368
367
294

Matched
3,152
3,326
3,458

Unmatched
915
788
583
   

Positions: Offered in Phase I or Phase II
3,202
3,397
3,534
  Withdrew or no ranks in Phase II
32
52
37
  Filled
3,152
3,326
3,458
  Unfilled
18
19
39


Compared to the 2012 APPIC Match, the 2014 APPIC Match had:

  • 100 (-2.3%) fewer registered applicants
  • 332 (+10.4%) additional positions, 237 (+10.0%) of which were APA- or CPA-accredited
  • 306 (+9.7%) more matched applicants
  • 406 (-31.6%) fewer unplaced applicants (includes unmatched and withdrawn applicants)

Regarding the 4,335 students who registered for the 2014 APPIC Match:

  • 2,587 (59.7%) matched to an accredited position (compared to 53.3% in 2012)
  • 871 (20.1%) matched to a non-accredited position (compared to 17.8% in 2012)
  • 877 (20.2%) did not match to a position (includes unmatched and withdrawn applicants) (compared to 28.9% in 2012)

INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS

 

PARTICIPATION: COMBINED PHASE I/II
Training Sites Participating in the Match
748
Programs Participating in the Match
1,368
Positions Offered in the Match
3,534

NOTE: A training site can offer more than one "program" in the Match. Each "program" was identified in the Match by a separate 6-digit code number.

MATCH RESULTS - PROGRAMS - COMBINED PHASE I/II
Filled in Either Phase I or Phase II
1,311
(96%)
Withdrawn or No Ranks in Phase II
23
(2%)
Remaining Unfilled in Phase II
34
(2%)

NOTE: Programs that submitted a Rank Order List in Phase II with fewer ranks than positions available were counted as "unfilled".

MATCH RESULTS - POSITIONS - COMBINED PHASE I/II
Filled in Either Phase I or Phase II
3,458
(98%)
Withdrawn or No Ranks in Phase II
37
(1%)
Remaining Unfilled in Phase II
39
(1%)

NOTE: For programs that submitted a Rank Order List in Phase II with fewer ranks than positions available, the positions without ranks were counted as "no ranks" rather than "unfilled" (e.g., a program submitting 1 rank for 3 positions would have 2 positions counted as "no ranks").

APA- OR CPA- ACCREDITED POSITIONS - COMBINED PHASE I/II
Filled in Either Phase I or Phase II
2,587
(99%)
Withdrawn or No Ranks in Phase II
10
(0%)
Remaining Unfilled in Phase II
5
(0%)
Total
2,602


NON-ACCREDITED POSITIONS - COMBINED PHASE I/II
Filled in Either Phase I or Phase II
871
(93%)
Withdrawn or No Ranks in Phase II
27
(3%)
Remaining Unfilled in Phase II
34
(4%)
Total
932


 

APPLICANTS

PARTICIPATION - COMBINED PHASE I/II
Applicants Registered in the Match
4,335
Applicants Who Withdrew or Did Not Submit Ranks
294
Applicants Participating in the Match
4,041

 

MATCH RESULTS - COMBINED PHASE I/II
Applicants Matched
3,458
(86%)
Participating Applicants Not Matched
583
(14%)


MATCH RATES BY ACADEMIC PROGRAM TYPE AND DEGREE
COMBINED PHASE I/II
PROGRAM TYPE
DEGREE SOUGHT
MATCHED
UNMATCHED
WITHDREW OR NO RANKINGS SUBMITTED
TOTAL
Clinical
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
1,285
83.1%
180
11.6%
81
5.2%
1,546
Psy.D.
1,515
77.7%
292
15.0%
142
7.3%
1,949
TOTALS
2,800
80.1%
472
13.5%
223
6.4%
3,495
Counseling
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
364
82.7%
52
11.8%
24
5.5%
440
Psy.D.
48
75.0%
8
12.5%
8
12.5%
64
TOTALS
412
81.7%
60
11.9%
32
6.3%
504
School
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
151
74.4%
21
10.3%
31
15.3%
203
Psy.D.
11
36.7%
14
46.7%
5
16.7%
30
TOTALS
162
69.5%
35
15.0%
36
15.5%
233
Combined
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
37
80.4%
7
15.2%
2
4.3%
46
Psy.D.
47
82.5%
9
15.8%
1
1.8%
57
TOTALS
84
81.6%
16
15.5%
3
2.9%
103
ALL PROGRAMS
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
1,837
82.2%
260
11.6%
138
6.2%
2,235
Psy.D.
1,621
77.2%
323
15.4%
156
7.4%
2,100
TOTALS
3,458
79.8%
583
13.4%
294
6.8%
4,335

NOTE: A small number of students (less than ten) seeking Ed.D. degrees were included in the Ph.D. category in order to prevent individuals from being identified.



MATCHED APPLICANTS BY ACCREDITATION STATUS OF MATCHED INTERNSHIP
COMBINED PHASE I/II
PROGRAM TYPE
DEGREE SOUGHT
MATCHED TO ACCREDITED INTERNSHIP
MATCHED TO NON-ACCREDITED INTERNSHIP
TOTAL
Clinical
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
1,176
91.5%
109
8.5%
1,285
Psy.D.
863
57.0%
652
43.0%
1,515
TOTALS
2,039
72.8%
761
27.2%
2,800
Counseling
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
330
90.7%
34
9.3%
364
Psy.D.
17
35.4%
31
64.6%
48
TOTALS
347
84.2%
65
15.8%
412
School
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
129
85.4%
22
14.6%
151
Psy.D.
5
45.5%
6
54.5%
11
TOTALS
134
82.7%
28
17.3%
162
Combined
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
30
81.1%
7
18.9%
37
Psy.D.
37
78.7%
10
21.3%
47
TOTALS
67
79.8%
17
20.2%
84
ALL PROGRAMS
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
1,665
90.6%
172
9.4%
1,837
Psy.D.
922
56.9%
699
43.1%
1,621
TOTALS
2,587
74.8%
871
25.2%
3,458

NOTE: A small number of students (less than ten) seeking Ed.D. degrees were included in the Ph.D. category in order to prevent individuals from being identified.



Report Prepared by Greg Keilin, Ph.D.
and National Matching Services, Inc.
March 24, 2014