Best Universities for Psychology 2021

Times Higher Education has published the World University Rankings 2021 for various disciplines including psychology. Based in London, the Times Higher Education is a popular weekly education magazine reporting on higher education. This comprehensive ranking includes more than 1,500 universities from 93 countries regions. The ranking aims to provide the list of top universities evaluated across five key areas of Teaching, Research, Citations, International Outlook, and Industry Income.

Here is the list of the top 100 universities in the world for psychology programs for 2021. The list is dominated by universities from the United States and the United Kingdom.

Rank in 2021 (Psychology)Name of the UniversityCountry
1University of OxfordUnited Kingdom
2Stanford UniversityUSA
3Harvard UniversityUSA
5Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSA
6University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom
7University of California, BerkeleyUSA
8Yale UniversityUSA
9Princeton UniversityUSA
10The University of ChicagoUSA
11Imperial College LondonUnited Kingdom
12Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA
13University of PennsylvaniaUSA
15University of California, Los AngelesUSA
16University College LondonUnited Kingdom
17Columbia UniversityUSA
18University of TorontoCanada
19Cornell UniversityUSA
20Duke UniversityUSA
20Tsinghua UniversityChina (Mainland)
22University of Michigan-Ann ArborUSA
23Peking UniversityChina (Mainland)
24Northwestern UniversityUSA
25National University of SingaporeSingapore
26New York UniversityUSA
27London School of Economics and Political ScienceUnited Kingdom
28Carnegie Mellon UniversityUSA
29University of WashingtonUSA
30University of EdinburghUnited Kingdom
31University of MelbourneAustralia
32LMU MunichGermany
33University of California, San DiegoUSA
34University of British ColumbiaCanada
35King’s College LondonUnited Kingdom
36Karolinska InstituteSweden
36The University of TokyoJapan
38Georgia Institute of TechnologyUSA
39University of Hong KongHong Kong
40McGill UniversityCanada
42Heidelberg UniversityGermany
44University of Texas at AustinUSA
45KU LeuvenSweden
47Nanyang Technological UniversitySingapore
48University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUSA
49University of Wisconsin-MadisonUSA
50Washington University in St LouisUSA
51University of ManchesterUnited Kingdom
51University of SydneyAustralia
53University of Southern CaliforniaUSA
54Boston UniversityUSA
54Kyoto UniversityJapan
56Chinese University of Hong KongHong Kong
56University of North Carolina at Chapel HillUSA
59Australian National UniversityAustralia
60Seoul National UniversitySouth Korea
61Brown UniversityUSA
62The University of QueenslandAustralia
64University of California, DavisUSA
64Monash UniversityAustralia
66University of AmsterdamNetherlands
67UNSW SydneyAustralia
68University of California, Santa BarbaraUSA
69McMaster UniversityCanada
70Fudan UniversityChina (Mainland)
70Leiden UniversityNetherlands
72Erasmus University RotterdamNetherlands
73University of MontrealCanada
73University of ZurichSwitzerland
75Utrecht UniversityNetherlands
77University of WarwickUnited Kingdom
78University of TübingenGermany
80University of GroningenNetherlands
80Humboldt University of BerlinGermany
80Ohio State University (Main campus)USA
83University of FreiburgGermany
84University of CopenhagenDenmark
85Emory UniversityUSA
85University of MinnesotaUSA
91University of BristolUnited Kingdom
92University of BaselSwitzerland
92University of GlasgowUnited Kingdom
94Purdue University West LafayetteUnited Kingdom
94Zhejiang UniversityChina (Mainland)
97National Taiwan University (NTU)Taiwan
98University of California, IrvineUSA
98University of HelsinkiFinland
100Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityChina (Mainland)

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