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These Are The World’s Best Universities And Colleges For A Psychology Degree

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Psychology is a wide term that encloses the study of various elements; emotions, overall development, behavior, personality, thoughts, motivation are just to name a few. It’s fascinating to know about these aspects of human beings, as it helps in a better understanding of themselves as well as others. The world features astonishing universities for deep study of psychology. We have listed colleges and universities where you can enroll for the world’s top psychology courses.

  1. Stanford University
    Stanford University, officially known as Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California and is well-renowned not just for its academic achievements but also for wealth, location, and selectivity. All these elements undoubtedly make it as one of the world’s leading universities. If its undergraduate program in Psychology is pledged to introduce students to the theories and pragmatic studies of human behavior, like, aging, motivation, personality, decision making,
    group behavior, psychopathology, and other related topics, the master’s program aims to further nurture knowledge and skills in Psychology and to prepare students for a professional career or doctoral studies.
  2. Princeton University
    As the name suggests, it is located in Princeton, New Jersey. Princeton University is a mid-size four-year private college featuring both undergraduate and graduate programs. With an acceptance rate of 5.5%, the University has phenomenally high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 3 percent. Princeton’s six residential colleges feature varied social events and activities, trips, and invite guest speakers. The residential colleges keep sponsoring trips to New York for undergraduates to visit ballets, operas, sports events, and various other activities. The University keeps organizing some events throughout the year, including Late Night Concerts ‘Arch Sings’, Ceremonial Bonfire, an interesting activity of ‘Clapper Theft’, designing a ‘Class Jacket’ that denotes the Class Year, and much more such stuff.

    University students in class

  3. University of Pennsylvania
    The University of Pennsylvania is a private Ivy League research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is one of the nine colonial colleges founded prior to the U.S. Declaration of Independence. The graduate courses in Psychology at Penn focus on research accomplishment. The first-year program is split into various areas of psychology and an intense research experience. Students can indulge themselves in research, seminars, and general intellectual sessions throughout the graduate program. The course of Psychology includes an APA-approved clinical program. Two regular faculty and two retired professors are members of the National Academy of Sciences, and three regular faculties are Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
  4. University College London (UCL)
    Carrying a smashing record of teaching and research in the field of Developmental Psychology, UCL is currently offering four developmentally focused MSc programs apt for varied students’ interests. Other than the precise knowledge of the subject, the psychology students are also given an opportunity to acquire a number of transferable skills, such as data and time management, presentation and communication skills, report writing, team working, independent research, and much more. It’s well known that such skills are highly appreciable and valued in a range of employment fields.
  5. University of Chicago
    The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has inspired new ways of thinking. As it lies in the top 5 universities globally, the students will need exceptionally high grades to get into it. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at the university is 4.0 on the 4.0 scale resembling that ‘A’ students are accepted. Its curriculum and teaching entitle the students to challenge conventional thinking following the original ideas. Critical, analytic, and writing skills can be developed by its students. Through its qualified graduate programs, students become the next Gen leaders in academia and industry.

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