Our Place in the World

UBC’s Department of Psychology ranks 14th in the world and first in Canada in the 2023 Times Higher Education (THE) subject rankings. The 2023 psychology rankings includes 600 universities, up from 568 in 2022.

The Department of Psychology also ranks 22nd in the world and second in Canada in the 2023 QS World University subject rankings.

First in Canada

For the six years in a row, UBC’s psychology program placed first in Canada in the Maclean’s subject rankings.

2022-2023 Annual Report

Our annual report highlights the scholarly accomplishments, leadership, and community engagement of our faculty, staff and students.

Celebrating a Century of Psychology at UBC

In September 2015, exactly 100 years after welcoming its first class of students, UBC launched a year of Centennial celebrations.

The year 2015 also marked a historical time for psychology at the University—it’s 100th anniversary of when the first psychology class was offered. Now, Psychology is the most popular undergraduate major at UBC, with over 1800 students working toward their BA degree and over 150 studying for their BSc degree.

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