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Cornell University

Field of Neurobiology and Behavior

Ithaca, NY

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Cornell University

Overview

Cornell University / Field of Neurobiology and Behavior is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Behavioral biology Neuroethology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Behavioral biology Chemical ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Behavioral biology Sociobiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Behavioral biology Behavioral ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Behavioral biology Ethology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neurobiology Neurophysiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neurobiology Cellular and molecular neurobiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neurobiology Sensory physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neurobiology Neuropharmacology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neurobiology Neurochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neurobiology Neuroanatomy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
1 year of teaching experience, seminar presentation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

92
Applied
10
Accepted
5
Enrolled
11%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.82%
Black or African American 2.94%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.94%
Unknown 11.76%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

49
Total faculty
Full-time - 49
Part-time - 0
Male (40)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cellular neurobiology and neuropharmacology, integrative neurobiology, social behavior, chemical ecology, neuroethology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-254-4340
Fax: 607-254-4340

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