Brain and Cognitive Science, Bachelor | University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign | Urbana, United States
48 months
Duration
36018 USD/year
35110 USD/year
17138 USD/year
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About

Brain and Cognitive Science majors at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign  investigate the brain and behavior of intelligent biological systems (e.g. people) from the perspective that the brain is a kind of computer.

Overview

The Brain and Cognitive Science major from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign  introduces the student to a simple question: How do intelligent systems work? Our world provides two examples of complex intelligent systems—human beings (and possibly some other animals) and intelligent computer systems. 

Key Features 

  • Brain and Cognitive Science majors investigate the brain and behavior of intelligent biological systems (e.g. people) from the perspective that the brain is a kind of computer. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Perception & Sensory Processes
  • Learning and Memory
  • Language, Mind, and Brain
  • Language, Technology & Society
  • Symbolic Logic

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.4

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You'll provide your high school courses/grades, choose your major and a second choice, complete our writing prompts, and list your extracurricular activities, honors, and awards.
  • List your high school courses and grades exactly as they appear on your transcript.
  • We are test-optional, meaning you’re not required to submit ACT and/or SAT test results when you apply. 
  • If you choose to report your scores, enter your highest test scores for the ACT composite and/or the SAT total without super-scoring, along with the highest sub-scores you earned in each category regardless of test date.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Once you’ve submitted your application, check its status by clicking on your application in myIllini.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36018 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36018 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    35110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35110 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    17138 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17138 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Urbana

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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