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Behavioral & Neural Sciences (PHD)

  U.S. Non-U.S.
Fall 12/15 12/15
Merit-Based Aid 12/15

Graduate School - Newark

Program Requirements

Interview, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a personal statement.

Test Requirements

GRE General. Rutgers University-Newark will accept the Duolingo English Test from affected graduate applicants applying to begin their studies in Spring 2021. The Duolingo English Test is an online English language proficiency test that can be taken via a camera-enabled computer. When you receive your results, you can share your scores with Rutgers-Newark. The minimum Duolingo score is 105.

Personal Statement Instructions

Your personal statement should give a brief overview of your education and research experience, tell us what you see as your major strenghths for a career in Neuroscience, what your career goals are, and how the BNS program fits in with these goals.

Program Questions

List three subfields or topics in Neuroscience that you'd like to work in.

List the professors of the BNS program in whose lab you would like to work, and include some sense of how working in these labs fit with your goals in Neuroscience.