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University of Pennsylvania

Graduate Group in Neuroscience

Philadelphia, PA

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Overview

University of Pennsylvania / Graduate Group in Neuroscience is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (VMD/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 16

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

333
Applied
50
Accepted
22
Enrolled
15%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Student Body

121
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.88%
Black or African American 1.65%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 15.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.96%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular and cellular neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience, developmental neurobiology, systems neuroscience and neurophysiology, neurochemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
United States
Contact Dr. Joshua Gold
Chair
Phone: 215-746-0028

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