Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Psychology at Boston University

Find Schools Near

Psychology at Boston University

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. In addition, we cover how Boston U ranks in comparison to other schools with psychology programs.

Go directly to any of the following sections:

Psychology Degrees Available at Boston U

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
  • Master’s Degree in Psychology
  • Doctorate Degree in Psychology

Boston U Psychology Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for psychology majors, Boston U came in at #24. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #4 in Massachusetts.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Psychology Colleges for Veterans 14
Best Psychology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 41
Best Value Colleges for Psychology 458

Popularity of Psychology at Boston U

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Boston University handed out 222 bachelor's degrees in psychology. Due to this, the school was ranked #140 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 2% over the previous year when 217 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 89 students received their master’s degree in psychology from Boston U. This makes it the #55 most popular school for psychology master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 23 students received their doctoral degrees in psychology in 2018, making the school the #82 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Psychology Student Diversity at Boston U

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the psychology majors at Boston University.

Boston U Psychology Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 222 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in psychology from Boston U. About 16% were men and 84% were women.

Boston U Gender Breakdown of Psychology Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Boston University with a bachelor's in psychology.

Ethnic Diversity of Psychology Majors at Boston University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 27
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 26
White 107
Non-Resident Aliens 38
Other Races 19

Boston U Psychology Master’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 89 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in psychology from Boston U. About 20% were men and 80% were women.

Boston U Gender Breakdown of Psychology Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 64% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Boston University with a master's in psychology.

Ethnic Diversity of Psychology Majors at Boston University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 57
Non-Resident Aliens 15
Other Races 10

Areas of Concentration for Psychology

Psychology students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
General Psychology 268
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 61
Child Development & Psychology 5

Majors Similar to Psychology

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 1,044
Communication & Journalism 955
Education 645
History 66
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 48

View All Psychology Related Majors >

References

Find Schools Near You