48 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Neuroscience program from University of Arizona is designed to provide students with the knowledge and tools that they will need to embark on careers as educators and researchers in the field of neuroscience. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


Key Features

University of Arizona offers a Ph.D.in Neuroscience through the Graduate Interdisciplinary Program. 

Students participate in designing their own individually tailored programs that provide a thorough base of knowledge in the many facets of neuroscience as well as depth in chosen areas of specialization. 

Because of the breadth of expertise represented by faculty, students have access to education and research training opportunities in areas ranging from molecular, cellular, systems, behavioral, cognitive, theoretical, and clinical neuroscience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology
  • Systems Neuroscience
  • Research Rotations in the laboratories of three members of the Neuroscience 
  •  Science Writing Strategies, Skills & Ethics
  • Survival Skills and Ethics
  • Scientific Grantsmanship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 Interviews typically begin late January for fall admission. 


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must complete at least a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent prior to enrollment in the Program.  Examples of undergraduate majors that normally constitute satisfactory preparation for graduate work in Neuroscience include but are not limited to: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Neurobiology, Neuroscience and Psychology.
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • 3 strong letters of recommendation from college professors, one of whom served as advisor for an independent research study; international students should provide at least one letter from a scientist who works in or knows well the U.S. system
  • A strong personal statement indicating basis for interest in graduate study in neuroscience, relevant background, and career goals

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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