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University of Maryland, College Park

Program in Neurosciences and Cognitive Sciences

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Program in Neurosciences and Cognitive Sciences is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

114
Applied
9
Accepted
4
Enrolled
8%

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 December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 7.69%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.92%
Unknown 5.77%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular neurobiology, cognition, neural and behavioral systems language, memory, human development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Robert Dooling
Director
Email: rdooling@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-5925
Fax: 301-405-7104

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