Ph.D. On Campus


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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This Neuroscience program is offered at the University of Utah.


Learning outcomes

  • Only interdepartmental program at U of U that offers a Ph.D.
  • Thesis Neuroscience at University of Utah laboratories are available in over 70 laboratories from 14 participating departments.
  • Lectures from visiting scientists, retreats at the Snowbird Resort, student retreats and Brain Institute symposia expose students to research being conducted internationally. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Frontiers in Neuroscience
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
  • Systems Neuroscience
  • Neuroanatomy for Biomedical Scientists 
  • Neurophysiology Laboratory
  • Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • Neuroscience Rotations
  • Developmental Neurobiology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must submit scores from the verbal, quantitative, and analytical portions of the GRE; college transcripts; three letters of recommendation; and a statement of career interests.

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
Living costs

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