A graduate degree in Clinical Psychology can lead to a career in social work, sociology, mental health, or counseling. Three universities are ranked joint top in the US for their clinical psychology programs, according to the US News rankings, with the other two leading universities (UC Berkeley and U of Minnesota Twin Cities) made up the rest of the top 5.

The UCLA Department of Psychology offers Ph.D. training with area emphasis in Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical, Cognitive, Developmental, Health Psychology, Learning and Behavior, Quantitative, and Social Psychology.

Best Graduate Schools in Clinical Psychology:

1. University of California–Los Angeles
1. University of Washington
1. University of Wisconsin–Madison
4. University of California–Berkeley
4. University of Minnesota–Twin Cities
6. Indiana University–Bloomington
6. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
6. Yale University
9. Duke University
9. Pennsylvania State University–University Park
9. SUNY–Stony Brook
9. University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign
9. University of Iowa
9. University of Pennsylvania
9. University of Pittsburgh
16. University of Kansas (Clinical Child Psychology Program)
16. University of Southern California
16. University of Texas–Austin
16. University of Virginia
16. Vanderbilt University
16. Washington University in St. Louis
22. Arizona State University
22. Northwestern University
22. University of Arizona
25. Emory University
25. San Diego State University/University of California–San Diego
25. University of Florida
25. University of Kansas
25. University of Miami
25. University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
25. University of Missouri–Columbia
25. University of Oregon
33. Boston University
33. Ohio State University
33. Temple University
33. University of Colorado–Boulder
33. University of Georgia
33. University of Kentucky
33. University of Maryland–College Park
33. Virginia Tech
33. West Virginia University
42. Michigan State University
43. Florida State University
43. Purdue University–West Lafayette
43. Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey–New Brunswick
43. SUNY–Albany
43. University at Buffalo–SUNY
43. University of Nevada–Reno
43. University of Rochester
50. Northwestern University Medical School
50. University of Alabama–Birmingham
50. University of Delaware
50. University of Illinois–Chicago
50. University of Massachusetts–Amherst
50. University of Nebraska–Lincoln
50. University of Vermont
57. Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey–New Brunswick
57. University of Denver
57. University of South Florida
57. University of Utah
57. Virginia Commonwealth University
62. Case Western Reserve University
62. Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge
62. Syracuse University
62. Teachers College, Columbia University
62. University of Alabama
62. University of Connecticut
62. University of North Carolina–Greensboro
62. University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
62. Washington State University
71. Binghamton University
71. George Mason University
71. Georgia State University
71. Loyola University Chicago
71. Ohio University
71. Texas A&M University–College Station
71. University of Maryland–Baltimore County
71. University of Memphis
71. University of New Mexico
71. University of South Carolina–Columbia
71. University of Tennessee–Knoxville
71. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center–Dallas
83. Auburn University
83. Baylor University
83. DePaul University
83. Kent State University
83. University of Louisville
83. University of Maine–Orono
83. University of Massachusetts–Boston
83. University of Mississippi
83. Wayne State University
92. Indiana University-Purdue University–Indianapolis
92. Oklahoma State University
92. St. Louis University
92. Texas Tech University
92. Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
92. University of Hawaii–Manoa
92. University of Houston
99. American University
99. Bowling Green State University
99. Catholic University of America
99. Clark University
99. Marquette University
99. Miami University–Oxford
99. Northern Illinois University
99. Southern Illinois University–Carbondale
99. University of Nevada–Las Vegas
99. University of North Texas/University of North Texas Health Sciences Center
99. U of Rhode Island
110. Brigham Young Uni–Provo
110. George Washington Univ
110. U of Arkansas–Fayetteville
110. U of Missouri–St. Louis
110. U of North Dakota
110. U of Wyoming
116. Central Michigan Univ
116. Drexel Univ
116. Fordham Univ
116. Illinois Institute of Technology
116. Indiana State Univ
116. St. John’s Univ
116. U of Cincinnati
116. U of Missouri–Kansas City
116. U of Montana
116. U of North Texas
116. U of South Dakota
116. U of Tulsa
116. U of Virginia (Curry)
116. Wright State Univ
116. Yeshiva Univ (Ferkauf)
131. CUNY–City College
131. Eastern Michigan University
131. U of Toledo
131. Virginia Consortium for Professional Psychology
131. Western Michigan Univ

Source: US News & World Report 2009

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