NEURO BY THE NUMBERS

The University of Georgia’s Neuroscience PhD Program is committed to making significant contributions to the discipline of neuroscience and related professional industries through the development of a dynamic workforce. For more information on how our program serves as a driver for innovation, please contact our offices directly.

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PROGRAM SPECIFICS

Enrollment

Academic YearNew StudentsCurrent Student Enrollment
Total number of students admitted 64
2019526
2018224
20171227
2016120
2015720
2014416
2013417
2012214
2011617
2010213
2009618
2008212
2007411
200667
200511

Acceptance Rate

We offer admission to 32% of our applicants.

Funding

All students receive 5 years of funding in the form of research and/or teaching assistantships.

Time to Degree

On average, a UGA Neuroscience PhD student graduates in five years or less.

Student Demographics

YearMaleFemaleHispanic Latino EthnicityAm. Indian or Alaska NativeAsian (including the Indian subcontinent)Black or African AmericanWhite (including Middle Eastern)Not Reported
2018-194211130174
2017-184191111184
2016-173251111144
2015-164121100133
2014-15491000140

INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS

Student Publications + Presentations

INDUSTRY IMPACT

Current Positions of Neuroscience Graduates

Employers of Neuro Graduates

  • AAAS – National Institute of Justice, Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences
  • Athens Movement Practice
  • Athens Technical College
  • ArunA Biomedical, Inc.
  • Augusta University
  • Bob Hope School
  • Columbia University 
  • Educational Resource Systems Inc.
  • Emory University
  • Georgia State University
  • Hayes, Inc.
  • John Hopkins University
  • Life University
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • PETA
  • Robarts Research Institute
  • The Scripps Research Institute
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Washington School of Medicine in St. Louis