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Drexel University

Program in Neuroscience

Philadelphia, PA

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Overview

Drexel University / Program in Neuroscience is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MCAT
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MCAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 8.89%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.44%
Unknown 2.22%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 2
Male (5)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Central monoamine systems, drugs of abuse, anatomy/physiology of sensory systems, neurodegenerative disorders and recovery of function, neuromodulation and synaptic plasticity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104-2875
United States
Contact Dr. Kenny Simansky
Director
Email: kenny.simansky@drexel.edu
Phone: 215-762-8141