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Cell Biology and Neuroscience

Rutgers University

48 months
29736 USD/year
29736 USD/year
12536 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Cell Biology and Neuroscience program of Rutgers University provides an exciting and challenging academic environment by combining excellence in research with a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. 


About the Program

The Cell Biology and Neuroscience program of Rutgers University encompasses the complementary areas of cell biology, developmental biology and neurobiology with an emphasis on fundamental problems in cell signaling and communication.

Current areas of focus are biomolecular recognition and cell communication as well as molecular mechanisms of neuronal signaling and synaptic plasticity.  CBN takes a comprehensive approach that begins with introductory lecture courses, continues with advanced topics seminar courses, and culminates in advanced laboratory coursework.

Our curriculum aims to educate students in a broad spectrum of cell biology and neuroscience topics as well as to foster analytical and scientific thinking. We offer two curriculum options, a general track and an honors track. Information on CBN major requirements can be found in About the Major and Approved Electives. In addition, a complete list of courses offered by our department is available.

For students interested in training to do scientific research, the CBN major offers several introductory and advanced laboratory courses as well as independent research for credit opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Independent Study in Cell Biology and Neuroscience
  • Neurobiology
  • Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Essentials of Cell Biology and Neuroscience
  • Research in Cell Biology and Neuroscience
  • Human Parasitology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • A $70 non-refundable application fee is required
  • Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)
  • Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional
  • English Proficiency Examination Requirements
  • Letters of recommendation are not used for admissions consideration

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14868 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14868 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6268 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for New Brunswick

1204 - 2963 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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