B.A. On Campus


Rice University

48 months
52070 USD/year
52070 USD/year
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The Neuroscience program, housed in the BioSciences Department from the Rice University, provides a strong interdisciplinary education covering the breath of fundamental disciplines on which neuroscience is based and includes multiple opportunities for experiential learning. 


The Neuroscience program at Rice University offers a broad range of introductory and advanced courses that lead to either a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree with a Major in Neuroscience or a Minor in Neuroscience. 

Learning Outcomes 

Upon completing the BA degree with a major in Neuroscience, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the biological basis for brain and neuron function and experimental strategies that led to our current understanding of brain and neuron function.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the key issues, questions, and perspectives that define systems neuroscience. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze and interpret neuro-scientific data.
  • Understand multiple experimental methods to measure and manipulate brain activity. 
  • Demonstrate how to apply the modern scientific method, including designing and executing experiments, and collecting, analyzing, and interpreting meaningful data. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fundamentals Of Cellular And Molecular Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Neuroscience: Exploring The Living Brain
  • Fundamental Neuroscience Systems
  • Experimental Physiology
  • Experimental Cell And Molecular Neuroscience
  • Advanced Cell And Molecular Neuroscience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Coalition Application or the Common Application and Rice writing supplement
  • $75 nonrefundable application fee (must be paid online)
  • Official high school transcript in English (or a certified English translation)
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Early decision agreement
  • Demonstration of English proficiency
  • International Student Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52070 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    52070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52070 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 USD /month
Living costs

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


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