PhD in Psychology

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From its inception in 1904, the department has distinguished itself with outstanding faculty, research programs, and the best and brightest graduate students. Consistently ranked one of the top graduate programs in the country, the department nurtures an environment of collaborative and independent research and outstanding scholarship. At the University of Illinois we provide the resources, the network, and the experience for mature young scholars to become committed professionals who make unique contributions to the field of psychology and beyond.

Graduate Program News

  • The Department of Psychology's Convocation took place on May 12, 2019 in Foellinger Great Hall at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
  • Wendy Heller was selected as this year’s winner of the Executive Officer Distinguished Leadership Award. This is a reflection of the exemplary work Wendy does for our department and for the university. Please congratulate Wendy on this outstanding achievement.