Our department’s key statistics

Faculty: Our faculty of 69 includes 57 tenured Professors and 12 Lecturers/Teaching Professors. 

To satisfy our research mission, we manage 57 research labs: in molecular, cellular, behavioral, cognitive, and computational neuroscience; developmental, cognitive, and social psychology; clinical and translational science.

Funding for research: We receive over $12 million a year in external funding, mostly from the NIH and NSF. IUB typically ranks 6th in the nation among Psychology departments in external funding. We currently have 4 NIH research training grants.

To satisfy our teaching mission, we currently serve 93 graduate students with about 50% funded by external grants and awards, and the remaining students funded through departmental support. At present, we host 36 post-doctoral fellows and researchers. More than 300 undergraduates conduct research in these laboratories each year.

We represent the largest major in the College of Arts and Sciences, with over 2,000 undergraduate students majoring in Psychology, Neuroscience, Clinical Science or Organizational & Business Psychology. We also have over 800 students pursuing minors.

We teach 10,000 students each year, representing 45,000 credit hours of study, the 2nd highest number of any department in the College.

Facilities that optimize learning

PBS provides students with state-of-the art laboratory experiences, advanced instrumentation, research technology, and enhanced learning spaces. Our facilities and resources equip our students to become future leaders.

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