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Neuroscience, B.Sc.

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University rank #353 (BCR) Waco, TX, United States
The Neuroscience major at Baylor University is the study of the nervous system.  It emphasizes the study of the human brain and areas of human thought, emotion and behavior.  Neuroscience spans many academic fields, including biology, psychology, and chemistry.  Courses develop a thorough understanding of the nervous system and related disorders.  
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Overview

Students in the Neuroscience major at Baylor University have the opportunity to work with professors in and out of the classroom.  Field studies and individual research projects are part of the program.  Most graduates continue their studies and research through graduate or medical school.  Others focus on the research aspect of the science and work in medical or neuroscience labs. 

Baylor offers several Living-Learning Centers, which are housing opportunities designed to place students of common interests together.  The Science & Health Living-Learning Center is a residential option available for pre-health students.  Students are able to collaborate with each other as well as science faculty and medical researchers. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Available courses include:

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Clinical Neuroscience
  • Introduction to Neuroscience
  • Learning and Behavior
  • Special Topics in Neuroscience

English Language Requirements

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    6

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    76

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    540

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General Requirements

  • Official High School Transcripts: Transcripts or mark sheets must include: years of enrollment, course titles and all marks earned for each course for 6 semesters. 
  • Submission of Documentation
  • Official SAT/ACT Scores
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
  • Résumé or ZeeMee Profile
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Short Answer Response (required for Single Choice Early Action applicants)

Tuition Fee

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    41194 USD/year
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Living costs for Waco

  • 857 - 1590 USD/month
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Funding

Admitted students are automatically considered for one of four academic scholarships listed below. Applicants who submit application files after February 1 are considered for academic scholarships based on available funding.

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