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Successful applicants have a bachelor's degree with training in an appropriate major field, strong letters of recommendation, and high GPAs and GRE scores (institutional code 5848, department/ program code 0213). International students must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. Admission to the program is highly competitive, and acceptances are made as qualified candidates are identified.

To receive a brochure and additional information please complete our inquiry form.

For the University admission, you can go directly to the official graduate admission form and fill out an on-line application.


Completed applications include the following components:

  • completed online application (includes personal statement)
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • transcripts from past institutions
  • CV (Please email all CVs to
  • GRE scores


Please note personal statements should include the applicant's background, motivation for pursuing a doctoral degree in Neuroscience and descriptions of past/current research experience with scientific rationale for experiments. 


Applications for the Program in Neuroscience are due December 1st for best consideration.

The final application deadline is December 15th.


If you have additional questions, contact our program manager at 

Students interested in pursuing a dual degree should note the Graduate Program in Life Sciences is associated with two nationally renowned dual-degree programs located right on our campus:

Note: Students interested in pursuing a dual degree will need to apply directly to either one of these programs.