How to Apply

The Master’s in Integrative Neuroscience requires an online application to be submitted to the Biomedical Graduate Education through the Georgetown Graduate School of Arts and Sciences application portal. Application elements, including letters of recommendation, must be submitted through the online application system. Only transcripts and test scores should be submitted independently by the applicant’s previous academic institution(s) and testing agency.

Applicants who receive an offer of admission will be required at that time to submit official transcripts for verification prior to enrolling. Please do not send electronic or paper copies of your official transcripts before receiving an offer of admission. For additional details review Admissions FAQ.

Application Requirements

Applicants are to submit all required credentials and supporting documentation no later than the application deadlines listed below. Applications are reviewed on a rolling, space available basis. You can begin the application process at any time and save your progress until you are ready to submit your completed application.

Application Checklist

  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree*
  • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Transcript(s)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Academic Statement of Purpose (Include your reasons for choosing neuroscience as a career and your past research experience.)
  • Supplemental Application
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • TOEFL/IELTS Score (if applicable)
    Georgetown Univ. Code: 5244
    IELTS is paper-based only
  • GRE or MCAT Score (not required)
    Georgetown Univ. Code: 5244

Application Deadlines

Application is due May 15th for Fall Admission

Please contact the program director if you wish to submit an application after the deadline. Late applications are reviewed on a space available basis.

*We highly encourage students with international credentials to have their transcripts evaluated by WES.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees information can be found on the Biomedical Graduate Education website.

Tuition & Fees

Financial Assistance

Merit-based tuition scholarships and financial aid are available for biomedical students.

Financial Assistance

Admissions FAQ

Go to the Admissions FAQ page for additional admission and application information.

Admissions FAQ

TOEFL/IELTS Examination

Georgetown University Code for BGE is 5244. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 80 (Internet-based test) and 550 (paper-based test). The minimum IELTS score for admission is 7.0 (paper-based test only).

All applicants are required to demonstrate a level of proficiency in the English language sufficient to meet the admission requirement of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Proficiency can be demonstrated by the receipt of a bachelor’s or advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or from a university where English is the primary language of instruction (please note that applicants receiving degrees at universities in U.S. territories, such as Puerto Rico, are required to submit the TOEFL or IELTS unless the primary language of instruction at the institution is English).

Questions?

If you have any questions regarding the Georgetown University application process, please contact the Biomedical Graduate Education Office of Admission at (202) 687-8409 or biomedgrad@georgetown.edu.

For questions regarding the Integrative Neuroscience program or the supplemental application, please contact Jensue Ferrell, Program Coordinator, at (202) 687-5391 or jensue.ferrell@georgetown.edu. You can also contact Kathy Maguire-Zeiss, Director of the Integrative Neuroscience Program, at (202) 687-2791 or kathleen.maguirezeiss@georgetown.edu.