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George Mason University

Program in Neuroscience

Fairfax, VA

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George Mason University

Overview

George Mason University / Program in Neuroscience is located in Fairfax, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
At least one publication in a refereed journal (print or press)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23
Applied
4
Accepted
2
Enrolled
17%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in related field with minimum GPA of 3.25; expanded goals statement; 2 copies of official transcripts; 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 88
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

14
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 14.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 1
Male (19)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biophysical and biochemical mechanisms of learning and memory; characterization and classification of neuron shape; cellular and molecular mechanisms of nicotinic receptor drug actions; cognitive neuroscience
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 2A1
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Saleet Jafri
Director
Email: sjafri@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-8420

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