Students majoring in Neuroscience can earn up to a Doctors degree research scholarship. On average, 34% percent of men and 66% percent of women make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Out of all the US states, Pennsylvania is where degrees in Neuroscience are most popular. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Neuroscience is $42,090.

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Total Students
6,191
Total Males
2,110
Total Females
4,081

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  • Total Bachelors degree

    6,191

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Top Colleges for Neuroscience

The top ranked schools for Neuroscience majors include Pomona College, Amherst College and Swarthmore College with 24 students receiving degrees in Neuroscience at Pomona College. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Neuroscience Majors

Majoring in Neuroscience, your education is applicable to different careers. Neuroscience majors go on to pursue jobs including Molecular and Cellular Biologists and Natural Sciences Managers which are in high demand. Some of the top paying jobs for Neuroscience majors include Natural Sciences Managers, Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary and Molecular and Cellular Biologists.

Top Paying Careers for Neuroscience

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $123,860)
  2. Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $82,550)
  3. Molecular and Cellular Biologists   (Median Wage: $79,590)
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