Dr. Yongsoo Kim, an associate professor in the Department of Neural & Behavioral Sciences at Penn State College of Medicine, is pictured in his lab in July 2016, framed by laboratory equipment and looking away from a screen depicting two images of a section of the brain.

Neuroscience PhD

Neuroscience PhD Tuition

The Neuroscience PhD program's baseline cost uses the standard Penn State University graduate student tuition; however, the program offsets the cost and provides a stipend.

See details on graduate school tuition.

For August 2017 through May 2018, the stipend for half-time graduate assistants in the program is $22,815; for Summer 2018 (June and July 2018), stipend for graduate lecturers/researchers will be $4,987.26.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the costs of the Neuroscience PhD program, please contact Kristin Smith, MS, Director of Graduate Admissions, at 717-531-1045 or kec17@psu.edu.