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The best schools for psy­chol­o­gy are at your fin­ger­tips right now. You don’t need to move to access them, and you don’t need to attend class­es in per­son if you don’t want to. At Bach­e­lor’s Degree Cen­ter, we pride our­selves on rank­ing and pro­fil­ing col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties, their pro­grams, and answer­ing com­mon ques­tions peo­ple have about the cur­rent land­scape of high­er edu­ca­tion. We rank schools on a num­ber of dif­fer­ent cri­te­ria and also orga­nize them by degree lev­el, spe­cial­iza­tion, and fea­tures like online or accel­er­at­ed delivery.

When look­ing through the pro­grams on our Top 15 Bachelor’s Degrees in Psy­chol­o­gy rank­ing, you’ll get to learn about schools offer­ing a BA in psy­chol­o­gy that have been vet­ted by var­ied and crit­i­cal cri­te­ria. These schools were cho­sen because they were well-round­ed in what they offer stu­dents. From there you can delve deep­er into their pro­gram­ming and find the fastest pro­gram you can, with­out sac­ri­fic­ing quality.

Remem­ber, there are more ques­tions to ask your­self in your search for the best schools in psy­chol­o­gy (or any oth­er dis­ci­pline) than just how quick­ly you can com­plete them. Some good ques­tions to ask your­self in any col­lege search include:

  • What are the most pres­ti­gious schools?
  • What schools have the best reten­tion and grad­u­ate rates?
  • What schools have the best grad­u­ate employ­ment rates in psychology?
  • How much will it cost?
  • How is the pro­gram deliv­ered? On-cam­pus, online, or in a hybrid format?

We defined the best schools for psy­chol­o­gy by look­ing at grad­u­a­tion and reten­tion rates, cost of atten­dance, low stu­dent to fac­ul­ty ratios, the amount of finan­cial aid they offered, pres­tige, and much more, to make those ques­tions eas­i­er on you.

Our best psy­chol­o­gy schools rank­ing, relied on the U.S. News and World Report’s rank­ing for “Best Under­grad­u­ate Teach­ing,” the NCES Col­lege Nav­i­ga­tor data­base, and oth­er pri­ma­ry resources in this rank­ing, and through­out our oth­er Bach­e­lor Degree Pro­gram Rank­ings. We give pref­er­ence to schools known for pro­vid­ing gen­er­ous finan­cial aid, and we always prize flex­i­bil­i­ty and accel­er­at­ed or online deliv­ery for­mats. All the pro­grams on our psy­chol­o­gy had to offer expe­ri­en­tial, hands-on learn­ing. Oth­er things con­sid­ered includ­ed fac­ul­ty cre­den­tials, lab spe­cial­iza­tions, uni­ver­si­ty pres­tige, off-cam­pus learn­ing, and grad­u­a­tion rates.

When it comes to col­lege, speed isn’t nec­es­sar­i­ly the name of the game. How­ev­er, you know your­self and your needs best. If you’ve just got to get through a psy­chol­o­gy BA as quick­ly as you can, you’ll find options to do exact­ly that. The best schools for psy­chol­o­gy will pro­vide you what you per­son­al­ly need, at a price you can afford, and marked­ly improve your earn­ing pow­er and career oppor­tu­ni­ties once you’ve com­plet­ed them.

But if the best psy­chol­o­gy school for you has the quick­est psy­chol­o­gy pro­gram you can com­plete, we’ve got you cov­ered. We’ve specif­i­cal­ly ranked the Fastest Online Psy­chol­o­gy Bachelor’s Degrees so you don’t have to look through more tra­di­tion­al schools to find one that will allow you to move through it swift­ly. All of the pro­grams on this rank­ing were designed with your desires in mind.

So get search­ing, and you’ll find the best schools for psy­chol­o­gy whether you want them fast, cheap, easy, pres­ti­gious — how­ev­er you want them, they’re here. For a full look at our rank­ings, make sure to vis­it our homepage.


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