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Program in Neuroscience Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences University of Southern California

  • Los Angeles, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 47%53%
    student ratio
  • 91
    total students
  • $31,240 | $31,240
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 19%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Neuroscience Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 16
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees Research paper
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and qualifying examination, dissertation defense
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

19% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 191
    • Accepted 37
    • Acceptance Rate 19
    • Enrolled 19
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $85
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, 3 letters of recommendation, and personal statement, resume
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$31,240
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,240
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$600.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Health Care Benefits, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students91
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students91
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian49%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian17%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown25%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty86
    • Full-time Percentage86%
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Female Percentage34%
    • Male Percentage66%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCellular and molecular neurobiology, behavioral and systems neurobiology, cognitive neuroscience, computation neuroscience and neural engineering, neuroscience of aging
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Neuroscience

Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
University of Southern California

3641 Watt Way MC 2520
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Pat Levitt

Provost/Professor of Neuroscience, Psychiatry and Pharmacy/Chair, Department of Cell and Neurobiology/Director

Phone: 323-442-1509
Fax: 213-442-2145
Email: plevitt@usc.edu

Ms. Vanessa Clark

Student Services Advisor I

Phone: 213-740-2245
Fax: 213-740-6980
Email: saydacla@dornsife.usc.edu



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