Application for Admissions

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Students are encouraged to use the online application process. Read and follow all of the instructions carefully to avoid delays in processing your application. The online application is more efficient and is preferred.

Note: As of September 18, 2012, UIC’s Office of Admissions and Records (OAR) has an online application AND document upload system. OAR reports that currently applicants must wait three business days from completion of the online application to the automated email instructing how to upload documentation.

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International Requirements

International students should also read the specific instructions for International applicants provided by the Office of Admissions and Records and follow these instructions carefully before applying.

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There is a non-refundable application fee of $70. Separate applications need to be submitted when applying to additional Programs. If have international coursework, there will also be an international credential evaluation fee of $50.

Please contact the Graduate College or the Office of International Affairs regarding tuition waivers. However, note that application fees are rarely waived

Use the following Program codes for applying to the Neuroscience Program:

Program Code Program Name
20FS0323MS For the MS in Neuroscience (for Psychiatry residents only).
20FS0323PHD For the PhD in Neuroscience
20FS0323NDEG For nondegree students in the field of Neuroscience
  • Submission for Application

    Submit your application, application fee, application checklist, and unofficial transcripts to the UIC Office of Graduate Admissions.

    Should you need to mail one of those credentials, use this address:

    Basic Admission Credentials
    Office of Graduate Admissions (MC 018)
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    Box 7994
    Chicago, Illinois 60680-7994

    For carriers requiring a street address:

    Office of Admissions and Records (MC 018)
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    1200 W Harrison St, Suite 1100
    Chicago, IL 60607-3349

  • Submission for Letters of Recommendation and Personal Statement

    Submit your Personal Statement and Letters of Recommendation electronically to the UIC Office of Graduate Admissions.

    If not uploaded electronically, all required materials must be sent directly to the Director of Graduate Studies for the Neuroscience Program:

    Director of Graduate Studies
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience (MC 526)
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    840 S. Wood Street
    Chicago, Illinois 60612-4325

    For express carriers requiring a street address:

    Director of Graduate Studies
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    820 S. Wood Street CSN 300 Suite, Room 320
    Chicago, Illinois 606012-4325

  • Deadlines

    Applications are accepted for the Fall semester only. The program’s preferred deadline is December 1.

    All applications and transcripts must be received by the Office of Admissions and Records no later than February 1 for consideration for the following academic year.