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Psychology Universities by QS Ranking

Review best universities & colleges for Psychology degree ranked by QS

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is conducted every year by QS, many ranking indicators such as Global research reputation, Regional research reputation, subject publications, subject books, International collaboration & total citations data is computed for subject ranking.

Psychology

Psychology is a branch of science that deals with the scientific study of human mind and behavior. The study in the field helps you develop excellent analytical and oratory skills, provides platform to master the art of conflict resolution in addition to knowledge on social and cognitive behavior processes. A degree in psychology opens doors to numerous career options. Psychologists as scientists and researchers delve into study of human behavior that serves as a platform to address interpersonal relationships, crime, terrorism, education, public health, economy and other contemporary issues. 

Various Major under Psychology

Psychology as a branch has many sub specialties due to its origin from multiple disciplines including medicine, biology, anthropology, sociology, linguistics and many others. You may choose a major in psychology depending on the area of work you want to get associated with. A few majors among them are forensic psychology, sleep psychology, industrial – organizational psychology, clinical psychology, behavioral and cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and professional geropsychology.

Career opportunities for Psychology

Skills and Knowledge acquired through your psychology degree can be applied to numerous streams apart from social service. A range of successful job profiles include 1) Rehabilitation Specialist 2) Psychiatric Technician 3) Case Manager 4) Career Counselor 5) Forensic Psychologist 6) Psychometrist 7) Human Resource Personnel 8) Educational Psychologist 9) Clinical Psychologist 10) Social service Specialist 11) Parole Officer 12) Marketing manager 13) Advertising Manager 14) Industrial and Organizational Psychologist 15) Marriage and Family Therapist

Below is a list of top Psychology Universities sorted by QS

Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States of America

21
QS
34
US News
10
Shanghai
16
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
22
QS
17
US News
34
Shanghai
52
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
23
QS
36
US News
50
Shanghai
47
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
24
QS
60
US News
51-75
Shanghai
22
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
19
Guardian
KU Leuven

KU Leuven

Belgium

25
QS
15
US News
31
Shanghai
28
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
26
QS
106
US News
151-200
Shanghai
45
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
27
QS
37
US News
76-100
Shanghai
41
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
Duke University

Duke University

United States of America

28
QS
16
US News
18
Shanghai
13
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
29
QS
141
US News
301-400
Shanghai
12
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
30
QS
44
US News
51-75
Shanghai
29
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
31
QS
89
US News
201-300
Shanghai
61
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
31
QS
81
US News
101-150
Shanghai
60
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
University of Texas Austin

University of Texas Austin

United States of America

33
QS
41
US News
19
Shanghai
25
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
34
QS
54
US News
28
Shanghai
27
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
Utrecht University

Utrecht University

Netherlands

35
QS
32
US News
33
Shanghai
42
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
University of California San Diego

University of California San Diego

United States of America

36
QS
23
US News
21
Shanghai
37
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
37
QS
181
US News
201-300
Shanghai
101-125
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University

United States of America

38
QS
71
US News
51-75
Shanghai
22
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
38
QS
76
US News
51-75
Shanghai
39
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
40
QS
145
US News
151-200
Shanghai
88
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
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