Ph.D. On Campus

Neurobiology and Anatomy

University of Utah

48 months
4177 USD/credit 125310 USD/year
4177 USD/credit 125310 USD/year
1176 USD/credit 35280 USD/year
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The Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah is vibrant and growing, with seven faculty added to the department in the past three years, including four assistant professor hires. 


Neurobiology and Anatomy continue to expand our strength in developmental biology, including early embryonic development, neurogenesis, and synapse formation, as well as in functional neuroscience, utilizing molecular and genetic approaches as well as physiology and behavior. The department at University of Utah is an integral part of campus-wide neuroscience and developmental biology communities.

Programme Structure

  • The Department of Neurobiology is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment. 
  • We believe that diversity spurs innovation and discovery and that our department is enriched by the unique perspectives of each member.  
  • We are committed to change and will work to bring down barriers that create discrimination and limit opportunity in our department and academic community.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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120 alternative credits


On Campus

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General requirements

  • The department offers a course of study leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Neurobiology and Anatomy. 
  • Most Neurobiology and Anatomy doctoral students are admitted via the Bioscience PhD Programs in Year 1. In exceptional circumstances, students may be accepted into the department by direct admission: such students must meet the minimum admission requirements of the Graduate School.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    125310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    125310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    35280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1176 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 USD /month
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