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Most Popular Schools for Neuroscience Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary scientific study of the molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, molecular and biochemical bases of information processing, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 240 2% $26,240
2 University of California-Los Angeles 147 1% $32,416
3 Emory University 132 4% $59,908
4 The University of Texas at Dallas 116 2% $24,784
5 Johns Hopkins University 110 2% $61,502
6 Columbia University in the City of New York 109 1% $64,144
7 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 107 1% $32,126
8 University of Pennsylvania 94 1% $61,800
9 Boston University 93 1% $61,446
10 University of Southern California 91 1% $62,180
11 Northeastern University 87 1% $58,096
12 University of California-Riverside 85 2% $32,238
13 Brigham Young University-Provo 78 1% $17,496
14 Indiana University-Bloomington 77 1% $23,820
15 College of William and Mary 72 3% $28,329
16 Duke University 70 2% $61,748
17 Brown University 67 3% $60,460
18 University of Miami 59 2% $60,906
19 Temple University 49 1% $29,632
20 Brandeis University 49 3% $61,070
21 University of California-Santa Cruz 44 1% $33,153
22 Dartmouth College 41 2% $63,279
23 Vanderbilt University 40 1% $61,112
24 Baylor University 39 1% $53,886
25 University of Delaware 37 1% $25,612
26 University of St Thomas 36 1% $48,400
27 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus 35 0% $27,434
28 Washington University in St Louis 34 1% $61,808
29 Lafayette College 34 6% $59,750
30 Pomona College 33 9% $59,730
31 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 33 1% $59,020
32 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 32 0% $25,281
33 University of Nevada-Reno 31 1% $22,600
34 Colgate University 30 4% $60,050
35 Oberlin College 30 4% $62,132
36 University of Illinois at Chicago 30 0% $29,320
37 Lehigh University 29 2% $57,145
38 George Mason University 29 0% $25,335
39 Allegheny College 29 6% $52,020
40 Vassar College 28 5% $61,320
41 Middlebury College 28 3% $59,470
42 Wellesley College 28 5% $59,092
43 Smith College 28 3% $60,167
44 University of New Hampshire-Main Campus 26 1% $30,300
45 Washington State University 25 0% $27,697
46 Trinity College 24 4% $62,310
47 Union College 24 5% $60,150
48 Stonehill College 24 4% $52,370
49 New York University 24 0% $63,540
50 Muhlenberg College 23 4% $55,370
51 Drew University 23 5% $59,362
52 Barnard College 22 4% $61,512
53 University of Nebraska at Omaha 22 1% $19,250
54 Central Michigan University 22 0% $22,004
55 University of Vermont 22 1% $28,886
56 University of Scranton 21 1% $55,008
57 Regis University 21 1% $46,326
58 University of Arizona 20 0% $25,179
59 Bucknell University 20 2% $61,060
60 Franklin and Marshall College 20 3% $60,765
61 Emmanuel College 20 4% $51,363
62 Amherst College 19 3% $61,544
63 Trinity University 18 3% $48,630
64 Bowdoin College 18 4% $59,900
65 Ohio State University-Main Campus 16 0% $25,479
66 Colorado College 16 3% $57,400
67 St Lawrence University 16 3% $59,550
68 Hamilton College 16 3% $59,590
69 Western Washington University 16 0% $22,671
70 Georgia State University 15 0% $24,448
71 Mount Holyoke College 15 2% $55,496
72 University of Hartford 15 1% $48,170
73 Skidmore College 15 2% $60,900
74 Ursinus College 15 4% $58,880
75 Colby College 15 3% $59,110
76 King's College 14 2% $45,468
77 Bates College 13 3% $61,000
78 Carthage College 13 2% $48,050
79 Dickinson College 13 2% $60,183
80 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro 13 1% $7,950
81 California Institute of Technology 12 3% $58,755
82 College of Staten Island CUNY 11 0% $24,832
83 Rhodes College 11 3% $53,422
84 Earlham College 11 4% $52,710
85 CUNY Queens College 10 0% $26,179
86 Ohio Wesleyan University 10 3% $55,690
87 University of Alabama at Birmingham 10 0% $22,495
88 Furman University 9 1% $57,276
89 University of New England 9 1% $50,295
90 Connecticut College 9 2% $60,780
91 Washington and Lee University 9 2% $58,575
92 Agnes Scott College 9 5% $47,323
93 Baldwin Wallace University 9 1% $39,230
94 University of San Diego 9 0% $58,189
95 Knox College 9 3% $49,252
96 Carnegie Mellon University 9 0% $62,032
97 Wheaton College 9 2% $58,574
98 Yale University 8 0% $61,620
99 Pitzer College 7 3% $61,416
100 Macalester College 7 1% $57,478

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Neuroscience program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.