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The University of Texas at Dallas

Program in Cognition and Neuroscience

Richardson, TX

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The University of Texas at Dallas

Overview

The University of Texas at Dallas / Program in Cognition and Neuroscience is located in Richardson, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognition and neuroscience
Master of Science (MS) Applied cognition and neuroscience

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 76
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Internship
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

193
Applied
99
Accepted
70
Enrolled
51%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-level coursework in field
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-level coursework in field

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 30
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

217
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.76%
Black or African American 4.61%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.92%
Asian 11.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.69%
Unknown 1.84%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 1
Male (21)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neural plasticity, neuroimaging, face recognition, cognitive and neurobiological mechanisms of human memory, treatment interventions for semantic memory retrieval problems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 800 West Campbell Road
Mailstop GR41
Richardson, TX  75080
United States
Contact Dr. Francesca Filbey
Area Head
Email: francesca.filbey@utdallas.edu
Phone: 972-883-3311
Fax: 972-883-3491