Neuroscience Program

Application Process

Applicants should forward the following materials to Graduate Admissions, College of Science:

  • Completed application form with fee

  • All undergraduate and graduate transcripts (originals, or attested or notarized copies)

  • GRE scores (use code 5827)

  • Three letters of recommendations

  • Goals Statement

  • CV or resume may be included, but is not required

The online application contains additional information and requirements for application materials.

The faculty reserves to the right to require interviews as deemed appropriate.

Mailing Address

Please send application and application fee to the address below, or submit online. Applications sent to other addresses will not be considered.

George Mason University
Graduate Admissions, Mail Stop 6A3
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444 

Application Deadlines

Applications should be submitted by January 4 for Fall admission of each year. The deadline is December 15 for degree holders from non-US institutions. This early deadline is needed for transcript evaluation. Applications will be considered until positions are filled. We encourage students to meet application deadlines to be considered for scholarships and stipends. Under unusual circumstances, applications may be considered for Spring admission (without funding) if they are received by October 1.