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Match Statistics - 2015 - Combined

2015 APPIC Match Statistics
Combined Results: Phase I and Phase II

March 23, 2015

 

This report provides statistics and information about the combined results for both phases of the 2015 APPIC Match.

Here is a summary of the numbers of applicants and positions in 2015 as compared to the last three APPIC Matches, combining both Phase I and Phase II:


    -------------------   COMBINED PHASE I / PHASE II   -------------------
   
2012 MATCH
2013 MATCH 2014 MATCH 2015 MATCH
 
Applicants: Registered for the Match
4,435
4,481 4,335 4,247
Withdrew or did not submit ranks
368
367 294 242
Matched
3,152
3,326 3,458 3,569
Unmatched
915
788 583 436
   
Positions: Offered in Phase I or Phase II
3,202
3,397 3,534 3,701
  Withdrew or no ranks in Phase II
32
52 37 49
  Filled
3,152
3,326 3,458 3,569
  Unfilled
18
19 39 83

Compared to the 2012 APPIC Match, the 2015 APPIC Match had:

  • 188 (-4.2%) fewer registered applicants
  • 499 (+15.6%) additional positions, 374 (+15.8%) of which were APA- or CPA-accredited
  • 417 (+13.2%) more matched applicants
  • 605 (-47.2%) fewer unplaced applicants (includes unmatched and withdrawn applicants)

Regarding the 4,247 students who registered for the 2015 APPIC Match:

  • 2,716 (64.0%) matched to an accredited position (compared to 53.3% in 2012)
  • 853 (20.1%) matched to a non-accredited position (compared to 17.8% in 2012)
  • 678 (16.0%) did not match to a position (includes unmatched and withdrawn applicants) (compared to 28.9% in 2012)

APPLICANTS


PARTICIPATION - COMBINED PHASE I/II
Applicants Registered in the Match
4,247
Applicants Who Withdrew or Did Not Submit Ranks
242
Applicants Participating in the Match
4,005

 

MATCH RESULTS - COMBINED PHASE I/II
Applicants Matched*
3,569
(89%)
Participating Applicants Not Matched
436
(11%)


INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS


PARTICIPATION: COMBINED PHASE I/II
Training Sites Participating in the Match
775
Programs Participating in the Match
1,423
Positions Offered in the Match
3,701

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
1,339
(94%)
Withdrawn or No Ranks in Phase II
26
(2%)
Remaining Unfilled in Phase II
58
(4%)

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
3,569
(96%)
Withdrawn or No Ranks in Phase II
49
(1%)
Remaining Unfilled in Phase II
83
(2%)

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
2,716
(99%)
Withdrawn or No Ranks in Phase II
13
(0%)
Remaining Unfilled in Phase II
10
(0%)
Total
2,739


NON-ACCREDITED POSITIONS - COMBINED PHASE I/II
Filled in Either Phase I or Phase II
853
(89%)
Withdrawn or No Ranks in Phase II
36
(4%)
Remaining Unfilled in Phase II
73
(8%)
Total
962


ADDITIONAL STATISTICS


APPLICANT RESULTS BY DOCTORAL 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.
1,347
86.1%
157
10.0%
61
3.9%
1,565
Psy.D.
1,519
81.8%
211
11.4%
126
6.8%
1,856
TOTALS
2,866
83.8%
368
10.8%
187
5.5%
3,421
Counseling
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
379
90.5%
27
6.4%
13
3.1%
419
Psy.D.
62
82.7%
5
6.7%
8
10.7%
75
TOTALS
441
89.3%
32
6.5%
21
4.3%
494
School
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
154
78.6%
22
11.2%
20
10.2%
196
Psy.D.
10
43.5%
4
17.4%
9
39.1%
23
TOTALS
164
74.9%
26
11.9%
29
13.2%
219
Combined
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
54
88.5%
4
6.6%
3
4.9%
61
Psy.D.
44
84.6%
6
11.5%
2
3.8%
52
TOTALS
98
86.7%
10
8.8%
5
4.4%
113
ALL PROGRAMS
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
1,934
86.3%
210
9.4%
97
4.3%
2,241
Psy.D.
1,635
81.5%
226
11.3%
145
7.2%
2,006
TOTALS
3,569
84.0%
436
10.3%
242
5.7%
4,247

NOTE: Students seeking Ed.D. degrees were included in the Ph.D. category in order to prevent individuals from being identified.



APPLICANT RESULTS BY DOCTORAL PROGRAM ACCREDITATION STATUS AND PROGRAM TYPE
COMBINED PHASE I/II
ACCREDITATION STATUS OF DOC. PROG.
PROGRAM TYPE
MATCHED
UNMATCHED
WITHDREW OR NO RANKINGS SUBMITTED
TOTAL
Accredited
Clinical
2,707
86.0%
320
10.2%
121
3.8%
3,148
Counseling
402
91.8%
23
5.3%
13
3.0%
438
School
143
80.8%
20
11.3%
14
7.9%
177
Combined
90
89.1%
7
6.9%
4
4.0%
101
TOTALS
3,342
86.5%
370
9.6%
152
3.9%
3,864
Non-Accredited
Clinical
159
58.2%
48
17.6%
66
24.2%
273
Counseling
39
69.6%
9
16.1%
8
14.3%
56
School
21
50.0%
6
14.3%
15
35.7%
42
Combined
8
66.7%
3
25.0%
1
8.3%
12
TOTALS
227
59.3%
66
17.2%
90
23.5%
383
ALL PROGRAMS
Clinical
2,866
83.8%
368
10.8%
187
5.5%
3,421
Counseling
441
89.3%
32
6.5%
21
4.3%
494
School
164
74.9%
26
11.9%
29
13.2%
219
Combined
98
86.7%
10
8.8%
5
4.4%
113
TOTALS
3,569
84.0%
436
10.3%
242
5.7%
4,247


MATCHED APPLICANTS BY ACCREDITATION STATUS OF INTERNSHIP AND DOCTORAL PROGRAMS
COMBINED PHASE I/II
DOCTORAL PROGRAM ACCREDITATION STATUS
MATCHED TO ACCREDITED INTERNSHIP
MATCHED TO NON-ACCREDITED INTERNSHIP
TOTAL
Accredited
2,644
79.1%
698
20.9%
3,342
Non-Accredited
72
31.7%
155
68.3%
227
ALL PROGRAMS
2,716
76.1%
853
23.9%
3,569


MATCHED APPLICANTS BY ACCREDITATION STATUS OF INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
AND DOCTORAL PROGRAM TYPE AND DEGREE
COMBINED PHASE I/II
PROGRAM TYPE
DEGREE SOUGHT
MATCHED TO ACCREDITED INTERNSHIP
MATCHED TO NON-ACCREDITED INTERNSHIP
TOTAL
Clinical
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
1,224
90.9%
123
9.1%
1,347
Psy.D.
914
60.2%
605
39.8%
1,519
TOTALS
2,138
74.6%
728
25.4%
2,866
Counseling
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
346
91.3%
33
8.7%
379
Psy.D.
19
30.6%
43
69.4%
62
TOTALS
365
82.8%
76
17.2%
441
School
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
129
83.8%
25
16.2%
154
Psy.D.
3
30.0%
7
70.0%
10
TOTALS
132
80.5%
32
19.5%
164
Combined
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
52
96.3%
2
3.7%
54
Psy.D.
29
65.9%
15
34.1%
44
TOTALS
81
82.7%
17
17.3%
98
ALL PROGRAMS
Ph.D. / Ed.D.
1,751
90.5%
183
9.5%
1,934
Psy.D.
965
59.0%
670
41.0%
1,635
TOTALS
2,716
76.1%
853
23.9%
3,569

NOTE: Students seeking Ed.D. degrees were included in the Ph.D. category in order to prevent individuals from being identified.




*NOTE: Due to unusual circumstances, three applicants who were matched in Phase I were released from their Match commitments by APPIC, and therefore were eligible to participate in Phase II. When combining results, these applicants and positions were considered to be not matched in Phase I.

Report Prepared by Greg Keilin, Ph.D.
and National Matching Services, Inc.
March 23, 2015