What will I learn?

Studies in psychology introduce students to contemporary understandings of how organisms perceive, learn, think and interact with one another, how they develop, how they are motivated and how, individually and as members of species, they may be compared with one another. Psychology at Penn is a diverse discipline, with topics ranging from neuroscience to psychopathology.

The minimum total course units for graduation in this major is 33. Double majors may entail more course units. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required.

6 course units of Psychology courses must be taken at the University of Pennsylvania.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (Total Course Units: 33)

Tuition fees
US$51,156.00 per year
Start date

27 August 2019, 15 January 2020, 1 September 2020


College of Arts and Sciences

120 Claudia Cohen Hall,

249 South 36th Street,



19104, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a minimum score of 600 in paper based TOEFL.

For international students

International applicant should have completed a program of secondary education that would enable you to enter a university in your own country (e.g., A-levels, Abitur).

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