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University of California, San Diego

Department of Cognitive Science

La Jolla, CA

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Overview

University of California, San Diego / Department of Cognitive Science is located in La Jolla, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
1-quarter teaching assistantship for each academic year in residence

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

146
Applied
30
Accepted
12
Enrolled
21%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 6th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Normal development of spatial analytic processing, flexible problem solving, specific language impairment, empirical analysis of change in scientific culture, co-evolutionary analysis of drug resistance in HIV
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093
United States
Contact Marta Kutas
Chair
Email: mkutas@ucsd.edu
Phone: 858-534-7141