Graduate Neuroscience Training Program
 

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Applications for Admission in Fall 2021 Now Open

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September 1, 2020 – December 1, 2020

Requirements

GNTP admission requirements:
  • Relevant BS or BA degree in Neuroscience, Biology, Psychology, or a related or relevant field
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) * Mean CUM GPA 3.4 for those admitted to GNTP in 2020
  • Three letters of reference, preferably from academic/research advisors
  • Nationally-competitive GRE scores * Mean GRE scores of those admitted to GNTP in 2020 was GRE (V): 155.7, GRE(Q): 156.5, GRE(W): 3.9

**IMPORTANT UPDATE**
The GRE General Exam requirement has been suspended for students applying to the PhD Graduate Neuroscience Training Program for Fall 2021 admissions.


International applicants:
  • Evidence of English proficiency: Unofficial copy of TOEFL score report
  • Course-by-course transcript evaluation which includes a GPA equivalent. A list of approved evaluation agencies can be found here
The deadline for applications and supporting materials for Fall 2021 is December 1, 2020.
We encourage applicants to submit the completed application prior to the December 1 deadline. Applications must include all supporting documentation, and all letters of recommendation must be received by December 1, in order to be sent to the Admissions Committee for review.
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Applications

Applications for the GNTP are made electronically and are managed through the FAU Brain Institute Education Office in Boca Raton. Application reference instructions and reference forms can be found here.

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phone: 561.799.8100

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777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431
email: BIeducation@fau.edu
phone: 561.297.4989