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Brandeis University

Program in Neuroscience

Waltham, MA

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Overview

Brandeis University / Program in Neuroscience is located in Waltham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Quantitative biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Research project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exams, teaching experience, journal club, research seminars

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

182
Applied
33
Accepted
19
Enrolled
18%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, resume, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, resume, letters of recommendation, listing of previous research experience

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.31%
Black or African American 3.08%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.54%
Asian 6.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.54%
Unknown 12.31%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 0
Male (16)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Behavioral/cognitive neuroscience, cellular and molecular neuroscience, computational neuroscience and systems neuroscience, and developmental neuroscience
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. Avi Rodal
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: arodal@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-2459

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