10
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Southern California / Program in Neurobiology is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban 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

Master's Degrees Research paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying examination, dissertation defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
5
Accepted
5
Enrolled
71%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, resume, minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

10
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 20%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time (16)
Part-time (0)
Male (11)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neural basis of emotion and motivation, learning and memory, cell biology and physiology of neuronal signaling, sensory processing, development and aging
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3616 Trousdale Parkway
MC 0371
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Dr. Chien-Ping Ko
Professor of Biological Sciences/Director
Email: cko@college.usc.edu
Phone: 213-740-9182
Fax: 213-740-5687