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University of Chicago

Program in Computational Neuroscience

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Chicago / Program in Computational Neuroscience is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Ethics class, 2 teaching assistantships

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

78
Applied
17
Accepted
5
Enrolled
22%

Applying

90
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 Transcripts, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 104
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.7%
Unknown 3.7%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Quantitative and modelling methods; nervous system function; natural behaviors and cognitive processes; design of devices that duplicate behaviors
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5801 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL  60637-1513
United States
Contact Dr. David Freedman
Graduate Program Chair
Email: dfreedman@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-834-5186

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