Ph.D. On Campus

Psychological and Brain Sciences

Dartmouth College

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The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College offers graduate training leading to a doctoral degree in Psychological and Brain Science or Cognitive Neuroscience.


Research within the department is focused on several areas, including systems and behavioral neuroscience, cognitive and computational neuroscience, and social and affective neuroscience. 

Key Features 

  • Students in the Psychological and Brain Sciences program from Dartmouth College conduct research in a state-of-the-art facility that includes extensive laboratory space and a research-dedicated MRI machine. 
  • Students benefit from the strength of our faculty's research programs as well as their close ties with several other departments and programs, including the Dartmouth Medical School. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Measurement and Statistics 
  • Pedagogy with Purpose 
  • Computational Neuroscience: Brain Engineering 
  • Seminar in Special Topics: The Social Brain Hypothesis
  • Seminar in Special Topics: Computational Models of Cognition
  • Systems/Behavioral Neuroscience

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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application form
  • Personal statement, describing your interests in graduate study (~2-3 pages)
  • Transcript(s) from your bachelor's coursework. An unofficial copy may be used for initial submission, and an official copy will be required if an offer of admission is made.
  • Letters of recommendation (at least 3) from professors, research advisors, employers who can speak to your skills, experience, and promise
  • A list of potential advisors whose work interests you

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Hanover

1371 - 2472 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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