Top Graduate Schools with Social Psychology Programs: List of Schools
Students interested in social psychology, the study of how the real or imagined presence of other people can affect human thoughts and behavior, have a plethora of highly regarded graduate schools where they might earn master's or doctoral degrees in social psychology.
Best Social Psychology Graduate Programs
1. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor's social psychology graduate program was ranked first on U.S. News and World Report's 2009 list of top social psychology programs in the United States. Michigan's psychology department offers a Ph.D. in Social Psychology that concentrates on themes including aggression, emotion, the self and social identity, ethnic psychology, social behavior's evolution over time, cognitive bias, stereotypes, social cognition, and psychology and law. The psychology department provides interdisciplinary programs for social psychology students such as the culture and cognition, decision, women's studies and psychology, and evolution and human adaptation.
- Address: Ann Arbor, MI 48109
- Phone Number: (734) 764-1817
2. Ohio State University in Columbus
Ohio State University, in Columbus, Ohio tied for second, with Stanford University, on U.S. News and World Report's' 2009 list of top social psychology schools in America. Ohio State's social psychology program is known for its focus on the psychology of persuasion, attribution, identity, groups, social cognition, mindsets, automacity and non-conscious developments. Students enrolled in the Ph.D. in Social Psychology program are taught information analysis, teaching skills, research design, editorial reviewing, communication proficiency, and social behavior. After two years of seminars, lectures, and laboratory classes, graduate students can be admitted for Ph.D. candidacy. The rest of the third year is devoted to personal career aspirations such as specialized research.
- Address: 190 North Oval Mall, Columbus, Ohio 43210
- Phone Number: (614) 292-6446
List of Top Social Psychology Graduate Schools with a Master's Degree, by Student Enrollment
|School Name||Total Student Enrollment||Address||Phone Number|
|Ohio State University||53,715||190 North Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210||(614) 292-6446|
|University of Minnesota - Twin Cities||51,140||100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455||(612) 625-5000|
|University of Texas - Austin||49,984||Austin, TX 78712||(512) 471-7698|
|University of Illinois - Urbana - Champaign||43,246||601 East John Street, Champaign, IL 61820-5711||(217) 244-7672|
|University of Wisconsin - Madison||41,620||500 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706-1380||(608) 262-1234|
|University of Michigan - Ann Arbor||41,028||Ann Arbor, MI 48109||(734) 764-1817|
|University of California - Los Angeles||38,200||405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095||(310) 825-4321|
|University of California - Berkeley||35,396||Berkeley, CA 94720||(510) 642-1405|
|University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill||28,567||103 South Building Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, NC 27599||(919) 962-3236|
|Harvard University||26,696||Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138||(617) 495-1000|
|University of Virginia||24,541||Charlottesville, VA 22904||(434) 924-0311|
|University of Pennsylvania||24,107||1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303||(215) 898-6183|
|Columbia University||23,196||116 Street and Broadway New York, NY 10027||(212) 854-1961|
|University of California - Santa Barbara||21,868||Santa Barbara, CA 93106||(805) 893-8000|
|Cornell University||20,273||Ithaca, NY 14853||(607) 255-2000|
|Stanford University||17,833||Stanford, CA 94305||(650) 723-2300|
|University of Chicago||14,788||5801 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637||(773) 702-7369|
|Carnegie Mellon University||10,875||5000 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15123||(412) 268-2000|
|Yale University||10,192||New Haven, CT 06520||(203) 432-1333|
|Princeton University||7,330||Princeton, NJ 08544||(609) 258-3000|
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