Top Neuroscience Bachelors degree Programs - 2023

A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary scientific study of the molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, molecular and biochemical bases of information processing, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering.

Students majoring in Neuroscience can earn up to a Doctors degree research scholarship. On average, 30% percent of men and 70% 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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8,532
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2,560
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5,972

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Top Colleges for Neuroscience

The top ranked schools for Neuroscience majors include Pomona College, Amherst College and Wellesley College with 17 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 Biological Scientists, All Other and Natural Sciences Managers which are in high demand. Some of the top paying jobs for Neuroscience majors include Natural Sciences Managers, Biological Scientists, All Other and Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers for Neuroscience

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $137,900)
  2. Biological Scientists, All Other   (Median Wage: $82,530)
  3. Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $81,440)
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