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Cognitive Science

Dartmouth College

48 months
58953 USD/year
58953 USD/year
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Cognitive Science at Dartmouth College is the study of cognition from the point of view of information processing. 


Cognitive Science at Dartmouth College combines the traditional fields of cognitive and physiological psychology, computer science, philosophy, and linguistics, among others. Topics of focus include perception, memory, reasoning, and language. 

Students at Cognitive Science at Dartmouth College will:

  • Be eager to work across disciplinary fields creatively to address questions about the mind/brain and mental life of human beings.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the methodologies, concepts and theories used by psychologists, philosophers, linguists, computer scientists and cognitive neuroscientists to address questions of mind/brain and information processing.
  • Demonstrate competence in the techniques commonly used in the fields that comprise cognitive science, including: Computational tools, Statistical methods, Experimental design and Linguistic analyses.
  • Be able to synthesize research findings from two or more disciplines in the cognitive sciences, formulating and evaluating questions involving the mind/brain or information processing.
  • Can construct a readable, well-supported research report.
  • Be ready for significant scholarly participation in the several fields of cognitive science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Major Seminar in Cognitive Science
  • Independent Study and Research
  • Philosophy and Cognitive Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Early Decision deadline is November 1.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee or Fee Waiver
    • Secondary School Report with Transcript, School Profile, and Counselor Evaluation
    • Two Teacher Evaluations
    • SAT/ACT
    • English Proficiency
    • Peer Recommendation 

Tuition Fee

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    58953 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 58953 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    58953 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 58953 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Hanover

1371 - 2472 USD /month
Living costs

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