3
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Sciences is located in Baltimore, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
3
Accepted
3
Enrolled
27%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

3
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 33.33%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 33.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time (6)
Part-time (0)
Male (3)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Developmental biology and neural tube defects, vision science, olfactory systems, neurobiological adaptations of animals, conversion of light into a biological signal in vision
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD  21250
United States
Contact Dr. Michelle Starz-Gaiano
Director
Email: biograd@umbc.edu
Phone: 410-455-2217
Fax: 410-455-3875