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University of Rochester

Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Rochester, NY

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Overview

University of Rochester / Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 5

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
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

109
Applied
13
Accepted
4
Enrolled
12%

Applying

60
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
Doctoral Degree Requirements Two letters of recommendation, personal statement, official transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.53%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.26%
Unknown 2.63%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Perception and action, language, development and learning, control and decision making, concepts and categories
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,142,366

Location & Contact

Address 358 Meliora Hall
PO Box 270268
Rochester, NY  14627-0268
United States
Contact Greg DeAngelis
Professor/Chair
Email: gdeangelis@ur.rochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-1844