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Neuroscience, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #651 (QS) Williamsburg, VA, United States
The Neuroscience program at the College of William & Mary is a rigorous interdisciplinary study of the nervous system. It integrates the function of molecules, cells, and networks as they give rise to fully formed behavioral and cognitive processes.
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Overview

Neuroscience training is at the College of William & Mary founded in the molecular mechanisms of cellular physiology and the unique properties of neural excitable membranes and of signaling. 

These fundamental concepts provide the basis for understanding complex cognitive and behavioral responses to internal and external environments.

Objectives

  • To provide all of our students with a broad-based understanding of the neurosciences, with the opportunity to focus their studies in advanced topics;
  • To prepare students for advanced study at the graduate and professional levels, including in cellular and molecular physiology, cognitive and behavioral neuroscience, and the biomedical fields;
  • To promote student engagement in original and independent research;
  • And to foster interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving through a diverse faculty, the curriculum, symposia, and neuroscience-related events.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Cognitive Neuroscience 
  • Plastic Brain
  • Computational Neuroscience 
  • Respiratory Neurobiology 
  • Neurochemistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A submitted application through The Common Application or The Coalition Application
  • The Secondary School Report form complete with a high school transcript and counselor letter of recommendation
  • The Midyear School Report form, should be submitted to the admission office with an updated transcript as soon as first semester grades are available.
  • $75 application fee payment, or a fee waiver request

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    17434 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17434 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Williamsburg

  • 1306 - 2140 USD/month
    Living Costs

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