Thank you for your interest in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Boston University (BU).

Whether you want to pursue undergraduate or graduate study in psychology, at BU you will have the opportunity to learn from and conduct research with distinguished faculty who are making groundbreaking discoveries about Alzheimer’s, autism, memory, cognitive development, and many other facets of human behavior.

Undergraduate Admissions

BU’s undergraduate program in psychology prepares students for careers and graduate study in psychology, medicine, law, and other professions.

How to Apply

Undergraduate admissions for all academic programs in CAS is managed centrally through BU’s Office of Admissions. Visit their website to learn about academics, student life, and the overall application process.

In the meantime, plan your visit to BU and CAS!

Graduate Admissions

The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences offers several graduate degree programs spanning a wide variety of psychological research specialties.

How to Apply

Admissions for all programs within the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (GRS) is managed through the GRS Admissions Office. Applications become available in early September every year for upcoming fall and spring admissions periods. Visit the GRS website to learn more about requirements, financial aid, FAQs, and how to apply.