B.Sc. On Campus


University of California, San Diego

48 months
44487 USD/year
44487 USD/year
14733 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Neurobiology major at the University of California, San Diego provides an interdisciplinary study of the nervous system, with the ultimate goal to understand higher brain function in health and disease.  


About this Degree

The nervous system can be studied at multiple levels of analysis including molecular and cellular biology, electrophysiology, brain systems, behavior and cognition, and computational network modeling. 

The Neurobiology major at the University of California, San Diego is designed to combine fundamental courses in biology, neurophysiology, and cellular neurobiology, with the option for students to tailor their neurobiology studies toward particular areas of interest. Graduates are prepared for advanced study in biological sciences, particularly neuroscience, medicine, business or law, writing and publishing, government and policy, global health, as well as professions in education and biotechnology.

Programme Structure


  • Cellular Neurobiology
  • Neurobiology Laboratory
  • Molecular Biology 
  • Cellular Basis of Learning and Memory 
  • Neurobiology of Stress and Mental Disorder 
  • Neural Data Science

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

  • Completed Common Application, including USD Member Questions
  • Official high school transcript
  • Essay
  • Academic Letter of Recommendation
  • Application fee of $55

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44487 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44487 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    44487 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44487 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14733 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14733 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for San Diego

1400 - 2455 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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