Teachers College, Columbia University is the birthplace of educational psychology—launched here in 1899.
Five years later, celebrated educational psychologist John Dewey joined the College.
Our faculty, students, and alumni have played a central role in developing solutions to the great problems of the world ever since.
Today, our psychologists are on the front lines of addressing the global refugee crisis, the impact of police violence against minorities, and the nexus of genetics and the environment.
Our students seek to address the developmental, emotional, educational and professional challenges faced by individuals and groups around the world.
They prepare for research careers in academia, for industry, and for work in schools.
They share a fundamental mission: to help people.