Prospective Students

Meet our Psychology Majors and Alumni


Majoring in Psychology can take you where you want to go!

With over 40 full-time faculty members, the Department of Psychology is able to offer students a broad selection of courses and opportunities for research, internships, and fieldwork. The research-active faculty, who publish in all areas of psychology including applied and basic research, is nationally recognized: support for research comes from the National Institutes of Mental Health, the National Science Foundation, and other public and private foundations. Undergraduate student participation in research laboratories is encouraged.

Arts and Sciences in Action:  Psychology Style

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Jonathan Vides

I am trying to understand my own reality through a scientifically grounded perspective

The mission of the Psychology Department faculty is to combine excellence in scientific research with excellence in teaching our graduate and undergraduate students.

The Department of Psychology is part of the School of Arts and Sciences

As an Italian major in the School of Arts and Sciences, you’ll have full access to a liberal arts education that spans 34 programs for undergraduates. You will acquire both the specialized knowledge of the field you choose to study in depth, and broad knowledge of the world from the renowned scholar-teachers at Rutgers. You’ll graduate ready to meet contemporary challenges in your workplace, in your hometown, and in the global community.

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