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Weill Cornell Medicine

Neuroscience Program

New York, NY

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Weill Cornell Medicine

Overview

Weill Cornell Medicine / Neuroscience Program is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 6

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Final exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

122
Applied
9
Accepted
9
Enrolled
7%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

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 Undergraduate training in biology, organic chemistry, physics, and mathematics

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 4.65%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4.65%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

54
Total faculty
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 9
Male (38)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neural disease, synaptic transmission, developmental neurobiology and regeneration, vision and computational and systems neuroscience, neuropharmacology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1300 York Avenue
New York, NY  10065
United States
Contact Dr. Betty Jo Casey
Director
Email: bjc2002@med.cornell.edu
Phone: 212-746-5832

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