Majoring in Psychology

Considering to major in Psychology?

Read the APA report first:  The demand for psychologists is robust

Psychology is a popular liberal arts major at the University of Virginia, with approximately 250 students graduating each year with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Each semester, the Department of Psychology faculty with expertise in various psychology subdisciplines, offer about 30 courses which enroll over 3000 UVA students.  The breadth of our curriculum allows students to follow distinct concentration tracks based on their career interests. Over 35 research labs provide opportunities for undergraduate research, which may lead to participation in our Distinguised Majors Program. 


Director of Undergraduate Studies:  Frederick Smyth, PhD.

Psychology Major Office: 140 Gilmer Hall