Brain and Cognitive Science Admission

To be admitted to Miami’s doctoral program in Brain, Cognitive, and Developmental Science, students must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Students entering our program come from diverse academic backgrounds and all components of the application (GPA, GRE score, reference letters, personal statement) are given equal weight in the selection process. Questions about the application process should be directed to Program Associate Leanna Smith (

Review of applications begins December 1st and continues until the class is filled.

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Find a Research Advisor

Students are highly encouraged to contact potential research advisors directly. Faculty currently accepting graduate students are listed below.