What are some top-rated universities for studying psychology?


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Some top-rated universities in the United states for the study of psychology are Stanford University, University of California at Los Angeles, Harvard University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. These schools are considered to have some of the best psychology programs, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2013 rankings.

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What are some top-rated universities for studying psychology?
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Additional top rated universities for students interested in pursuing a psychology degree include University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Yale University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Washington University in St, Louis, Princeton University and Cornell University.

The psychology department at the University of California at Los Angeles is part of the College of Life Sciences. The department offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology. The school has three types of undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Science and Bachelor of Science in Psychology. There are also two minors offered through the department: Applied Developmental Psychology and Cognitive Science.

The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is located in Minneapolis. The school's department of psychology offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through the College of Liberal Arts, plus a School Psychology degree through the College of Education and Human Development. Graduate students can choose to focus on one of the department's areas of specialization, such as Social Psychology, Biological Psychopathology and Psychometric methods.

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