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2023 Best Cognitive Psychology & Psycholinguistics Schools

16 Colleges in the United States
245 Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics Degrees Awarded
When it comes to popularity, cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics sits in the middle of the road, ranking #777 out of 1506 majors in the country. As such, the degree program isn't offered at every college in the United States, but there are schools that do have a program in the field that are top-notch when it comes to quality.

For its 2023 ranking, College Factual looked at 16 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics students pursuing a degree. Combined, these schools handed out 245 degrees in cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Cognitive Psychology & Psycholinguistics School

Best Cognitive Psychology & Psycholinguistics Schools The cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Cognitive Psychology & Psycholinguistics rankings. In order to come up with a best overall ranking for cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics schools, we combine our degree-level rankings, weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each level.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Cognitive Psychology & Psycholinguistics Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

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Best Schools for Cognitive Psychology & Psycholinguistics in the United States

Although we recommend filtering by degree level first, you can view the list below to see which schools give the educational experience for the cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics degree levels they offer.

10 Top Schools in Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics

Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MO
43 Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics Degrees Awarded

Every student pursuing a degree in cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics has to check out Washington University in St Louis. Located in the suburb of Saint Louis, WUSTL is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #24 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means WUSTL is a great university overall.

There were about 43 cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics students who graduated with this degree at WUSTL in the most recent data year.

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#2

Brown University

Providence, RI
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In RI

Brown University is one of the best schools in the country for getting a degree in cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics. Located in the medium-sized city of Providence, Brown is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #11 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means Brown is a great university overall.

There were about 23 cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics students who graduated with this degree at Brown in the most recent year we have data available.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In DC

George Washington University is a good decision for students pursuing a degree in cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics. GWU is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Washington. A Best Colleges rank of #40 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means GWU is a great university overall.

There were about 12 cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics students who graduated with this degree at GWU in the most recent data year.

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#4

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In NY

Every student who is interested in cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics has to take a look at Cornell University. Cornell is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the small city of Ithaca. A Best Colleges rank of #13 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means Cornell is a great university overall.

There were roughly 9 cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics students who graduated with this degree at Cornell in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In CA

UC Irvine is a fairly large public university located in the city of Irvine. This university ranks 14th out of 170 colleges for overall quality in the state of California.

There were roughly 15 cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics students who graduated with this degree at UC Irvine in the most recent data year.

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#6

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In IL

Northwestern is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Evanston. A Best Colleges rank of #5 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means Northwestern is a great university overall.

There were roughly 22 cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics students who graduated with this degree at Northwestern in the most recent data year.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In NY

Located in the large city of New York, Teachers College is a private not-for-profit university with a small student population. A Best Colleges rank of #42 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means Teachers College is a great university overall.

There were about 25 cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics students who graduated with this degree at Teachers College in the most recent data year.

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#8

Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MA

Located in the suburb of Wellesley, Wellesley is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. This college ranks 9th out of 63 colleges for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were roughly 11 cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics students who graduated with this degree at Wellesley in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In CA

UCSD is a very large public university located in the large city of La Jolla. A Best Colleges rank of #49 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means UCSD is a great university overall.

There were roughly 23 cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics students who graduated with this degree at UCSD in the most recent year we have data available.

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#10

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In NY

Syracuse is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the midsize city of Syracuse. This university ranks 9th out of 143 schools for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were about 2 cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics students who graduated with this degree at Syracuse in the most recent data year.

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Majors Similar to Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics

Related Major Annual Graduates
Other Research & Experimental Psychology 10,153
Experimental Psychology 3,211
Developmental & Child Psychology 1,419
Behavioral Neuroscience 1,383
Social Psychology 982
Psychometrics & Quantitative Psychology 96
Comparative Psychology 24
Personality Psychology 18
Psychopharmacology 11

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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