All Ph.D. application materials must be received by the Neuroscience Graduate Program by December 15th. Applications are reviewed as they are received; therefore, applicants are encouraged to submit all required materials as early as possible. Applications arriving after this date will be considered by the admissions committee only if positions remain available.
Students who wish to be admitted to the Neuroscience Doctoral Program should apply online. The program will not consider any student for admission until all the following documents have been uploaded into the online application system:
Please send all required materials to:
Tulane Brain Institute
Neuroscience Graduate Program
200 Flower Hall
6823 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
Note: All transcripts and other documents and material required for application for admission become the property of the Neuroscience Graduate Program and are not returnable either in original or photocopied form.
In addition to admissions requirements, applicants who are not native speakers of English must demonstrate an adequate command of the English language. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores or other evidence of English proficiency are required. A minimum TOEFL score of 600 points on the written exam, 250 on the computerized exam, or 90 on the internet-based exam is required. For more information about the TOEFL, visit the TOEFL website or contact ETS. When requesting ETS to send your score to the Neuroscience Graduate Program, please use our university code (6173) and departmental code (99).
Senior Program Coordinator
Andrei Derbenev, PhD
Director, Neuroscience PhD Program
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