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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Neuroscience Program is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis or project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MCAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
22
Accepted
14
Enrolled
39%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th July 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MCAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$26,764
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards September 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.41%
Black or African American 5.41%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 32.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

89
Total faculty
Full-time - 88
Part-time - 1
Male (65)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neural degeneration and regeneration, synapse formation and elimination, glial cell biology, sensory systems, ion channels and receptors
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 655 Biomedical Research Building
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Malcolm Slaughter
Professor
Email: mslaught@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-3240

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