Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

Biological Sciences Graduate Programs

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program


405 Church Street

Evanston, IL 60208

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Founded in 1989, the Northwestern Universtiy Interdepartmental Neuroscience (NUIN) program is a truly multi-campus PhD program with faculty and students on the Evanston campus, and at the Feinberg School of Medicine and ChildrenÆs Memorial Research Center, both in Chicago. NUINÆs 160 faculty come from more than 20 departments and centers, and participate in a diverse range of research areas including: behavior & cognition; sleep & circadian rhythms; molecular, cellular, & developmental neurobiology; motor & sensory systems; learning & memory; aging and neurodegenerative diseases; neuroendocrinology; and neuroimmunology. At present there are about 130 PhD students in NUIN.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Students in master's degree programs may qualify for federal or private loans. Graduate students should direct their financial aid eligibility questions to the Chicago Office of Financial Aid at 312-503-8722.

Locale: Small City

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