World University Rankings 2024 by subject: psychology

The psychology subject table uses the same trusted and rigorous performance indicators as the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024, but the methodology has been recalibrated to suit the discipline.

It highlights the universities that are leading across several areas of psychology, including educational, sport, business, animal and clinical psychology.

This year’s table includes 621 universities, up from 600 last year.

View the World University Rankings 2024 by subject: psychology methodology

Stanford University in the US continues to lead this subject ranking. Princeton University switches places with the University of Cambridge to take second place this year. The US’ University of Chicago and Canada’s University of Toronto rise up to join the top 10 this year.

Of the top 50 institutions, 29 are in the US. The UK is the next best-represented, with five universities in this group, followed by the Netherlands with four. The UK has the highest number of new entrants (five).

Australia’s University of Technology Sydney is the highest-ranking new institution; it features in the 201-250 band.

Read our analysis of the subject rankings 2024 results

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