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Neuroscience, BA/BS

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #9 (QS) Chicago, IL, United States
Through the BA and BS in Neuroscience, students at University of Chicago study the brain and nervous system from various disciplinary angles, building off of fundamental calculus and chemistry skills learned as part of the Core curriculum. 
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Overview

After taking introductory classes in Neuroscience, statistics, and physics, students go on to take electives focusing on Neurobiology, Psychology, Computer Science, Physics, and Biology. Students then have the opportunity to work with world-class University of Chicago faculty to pursue original research in their fourth year.

Learning outcomes

Students who are in interested in neuroscience also have the opportunity to major in Biological Science and specialize in Neuroscience, or to add a Neuroscience minor to a major of their choice.

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 included:

  • Cancer Biology
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Endocrinology
  • Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience

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.

  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application for Admission and Supplement Essays
  • Application Fee or Automatic Fee Waiver
  • Secondary School Report and Transcript
  • Two Teacher Evaluations
  • Midyear Report

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57642 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57642 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57642 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57642 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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