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Oregon Health & Science University

Department of Behavioral Neuroscience

Portland, OR

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Overview

Oregon Health & Science University / Department of Behavioral Neuroscience is located in Portland, OR, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 153 Verbal/148 Quantitative/4.5 Analytical)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

109
Applied
15
Accepted
5
Enrolled
14%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 153 Verbal/148 Quantitative/4.5 Analytical)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Undergraduate coursework in biopsychology and other basic science areas

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.24%
Black or African American 6.9%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.45%
Unknown 3.45%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 25
Male (30)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Behavioral neuroscience, behavioral genomics, biological basis of drug and alcohol abuse, cognitive neuroscience, neuropharmacology and neuroendocrinology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3181 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR  97239-3098
United States
Contact Dr. Bita Moghaddam
Program Director
Phone: 503-494-8311