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What are some highly-ranked colleges for psychology in the United States?

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According to a 2013 study, U.S. News and World Reports informs readers that the top psychology graduate programs in the country are at Stanford University, the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, Los Angeles. Harvard University also has a high-ranking program.

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Stanford University is the highest-ranking program for graduate-level psychology degrees. There are four different programs available from this university, including behavioral neuroscience, developmental psychology and social psychology. Stanford also has the number-one program in the country for cognitive psychology and is third for its developmental and social psychology programs.

The University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, Los Angeles score the same on the U.S. News and World Reports listing of the top graduate schools for psychology. The University of California, Berkeley has four different specialty programs available, including behavioral neuroscience, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology and social psychology. The University of California, Los Angeles also has the same specialties, and its social psychology program is the third-abest in the country.

Harvard University also has a highly rated psychology program, and offers a number of specialty programs including behavioral neuroscience, developmental psychology and social psychology. Harvard has the number-two program in the country for cognitive psychology, is third for social psychology and fourth for the behavioral neuroscience program.

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