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2023 Best Other Research & Experimental Psychology Doctor's Degree Schools

30 Colleges in the United States
352 Doctor's Degrees
Ranked #71 in popularity, other research and experimental psychology is one of the most sought-after doctor's degree programs in the nation. This makes choosing the right school a hard decision.

For its 2023 ranking, College Factual looked at 30 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for other research and experimental psychology students pursuing a doctor's degree. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 352 doctor's degrees in other research and experimental psychology during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Other Research & Experimental Psychology School for Your Doctor's Degree

Best Other Research & Experimental Psychology Doctor's Degree Schools The research and experimental psychology doctor's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

Quality Overall Is Important

The overall quality of a doctor's degree school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges for a Doctor's Degree ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How many resources a school devotes to other research and experimental psychology students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - How many other other research and experimental psychology students want to attend this school to pursue a doctor's degree.
  • Educational Resources - The amount of money and other resources allocated to students while they are pursuing their degree. These resources include such things as number of students per instructor and education expenditures per student.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized other research and experimental psychology related body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for other research and experimental psychology students working on their doctor's degree.

One Size Does Not Fit All

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Other Research & Experimental Psychology Doctor's Degree Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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Best Schools for Doctorate Students to Study Other Research & Experimental Psychology in the United States

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities for pursuing a doctor's degree in other research and experimental psychology.

10 Top Schools for a Doctorate in Research & Experimental Psychology

#1

Stanford University

Stanford, CA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
9 Annual Graduates

It is difficult to beat Stanford University if you wish to pursue a doctor's degree in other research and experimental psychology. Stanford is a large private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of Stanford.More information about a doctorate in other research and experimental psychology from Stanford University

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
15 Annual Graduates

Washington University in St Louis is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a doctor's degree in other research and experimental psychology. Located in the large suburb of Saint Louis, WUSTL is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population.More information about a doctorate in other research and experimental psychology from Washington University in St Louis

#3

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
8 Annual Graduates

University of Pennsylvania is a great option for students interested in a doctor's degree in other research and experimental psychology. Located in the large city of Philadelphia, UPenn is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population.More information about a doctorate in other research and experimental psychology from University of Pennsylvania

#4

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
9 Annual Graduates

University of Notre Dame is a great option for individuals interested in a doctor's degree in other research and experimental psychology. Located in the suburb of Notre Dame, Notre Dame is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population.More information about a doctorate in other research and experimental psychology from University of Notre Dame

#5

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
7 Annual Graduates

Princeton is a medium-sized private not-for-profit university located in the city of Princeton.More information about a doctorate in other research and experimental psychology from Princeton University

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
5 Annual Graduates

Located in the large city of New York, Columbia is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population.More information about a doctorate in other research and experimental psychology from Columbia University in the City of New York

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
7 Annual Graduates

U-M is a very large public university located in the city of Ann Arbor.More information about a doctorate in other research and experimental psychology from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
7 Annual Graduates

GWU is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Washington.More information about a doctorate in other research and experimental psychology from George Washington University

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
19 Annual Graduates

Located in the large city of Minneapolis, UMN Twin Cities is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a doctorate in other research and experimental psychology from University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
18 Annual Graduates

UC Berkeley is a very large public university located in the city of Berkeley.More information about a doctorate in other research and experimental psychology from University of California - Berkeley

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One of 9 majors within the Child Development & Psychology area of study, Other Research & Experimental Psychology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Research & Experimental Psychology

Related Major Annual Graduates
Experimental Psychology 211
Developmental & Child Psychology 64
Social Psychology 42
Cognitive Psychology & Psycholinguistics 20
Behavioral Neuroscience 16
Psychometrics & Quantitative Psychology 16
Personality Psychology 5

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). More about our data sources and methodologies.

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