World University Rankings 2018 by subject: psychology table information

November 8, 2017

Key statistics
The data shown under key statistics is that provided by the university itself in its submission to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It represents data from the 2015 academic year, and may vary from subsequent or earlier years.

This is the number of full-time equivalent students at the university.

Student-to-staff ratio
This is the ratio of full-time equivalent students to the number of academic staff – those involved in teaching or research.

International students
The percentage of students originating from outside the country of the university.

Female-to-male ratio
The ratio of female to male students at the university.

Editor’s note, 5 April 2018:

After in-depth discussions with THE data experts, an editorial decision was taken to retrospectively include Yale University in the 2018 psychology subject ranking. Yale is now positioned at number four in the subject ranking, next to Harvard University*. Our subject rankings include staff proportion and publication thresholds. For inclusion in the psychology ranking, an institution is currently required to have at least 1 per cent of its total staff body dedicated to the discipline. At the time of data submission and publication, Yale University did not meet this threshold. Having subsequently provided updated staff data, and after consultation with THE data experts, an editorial decision was taken that there was valid cause for inclusion.

*As per our rankings corrections policy, where an amendment is made, the relevant institution is retrospectively listed in its correct position. We do not rerun the complete ranking. THE is committed to transparency and accountability across all of its rankings. View our World University Rankings corrections policy here.

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