The Department of Psychological Sciences at UConn is the home of research and teaching about the brain, mind, and behavior.

Academic Programs

We offer general psychology education and specialized training at all levels, from individual neurons to the social interactions that shape society.

By the Numbers

1,000+
Undergraduate Majors

60+
Faculty at Five UConn Campuses

4
Board of Trustees Distinguished Professors

50+
Externally Funded Grants

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Undergraduate Advising

Our Undergraduate Advising Office provides accurate and individualized support so that you can make the most of your education.

Advising Support

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Graduate Admissions

The Department offers a Ph.D. program with eight areas of concentration, along with three interdisciplinary graduate certificates.

Graduate Admissions

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Psychological Services Clinic

We offer mental health services to clients of all ages in eastern Connecticut while training UConn clinical psychology students.

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Research

The Department is consistently ranked in the top 15 psychology departments for total research and development spending by the National Science Foundation. Our faculty are award-winning researchers and educators who collaborate across boundaries, divisions, and departments.

Recent News

Since its inception in 1986, attendance has increased from a few dozen to over 70,000 — and hundreds of thousands in regional versions around the world

Department Announcements

  • Assistant Professor in Latinx/Hispanic Life
    The University of California Los Angeles is looking to hire an assistant professor in Latinx/Hispanic for the department of psychology in Los Angeles, CA.
    Posted on October 7, 2022