Undergraduate Admission

Students and Upham Hall arch

Miami University's admission requirements and procedures vary according to your status as an applicant. Please refer to the specific links below for more information, or visit Miami's main Admission website.

Graduate Admission

Graduate students can pursue an advanced degree in neuroscience through a M.S. or Ph.D. in the Department of Biology or a Ph.D. in the Department of Psychology.Students interested in working with faculty who are part of the Department of Biology should apply to "Biology". Students interested in working with faculty members in the Department of Psychology should apply to "Psychology".

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to be considered for scholarships and awards in addition to a teaching or research assistantship. However, it is never too late to apply.

A completed application includes:

  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores
  • statement of research interests
  • official transcripts

In order to facilitate the admission process, applicants should identify 2-3 potential advisors, but must identify at least 1 potential advisor in their personal statement. Applicants are encouraged to contact potential advisor(s) for additional information regarding their research programs. Review of applications begins in early February.

For more information, visit Miami's Graduate School website.