3 campuses, 1 goal
Providing the best advanced education and research opportunities in biomedical sciences, molecular biosciences, and neuroscience
- WSU Pullman – Large residential campus in a vibrant college town
- WSU Spokane – Regional medical hub on WSU’s health sciences campus with basic and translational research labs
- WSU Vancouver – Small urban campus where students get extensive faculty interaction and mentoring
Integrated graduate program
- Common core curriculum. Graduate students take common courses in biomedical ethics, responsible conduct, experimental design, and deconstruction of research.
- 8-week lab rotations. Choose at least three labs and work alongside faculty researchers to discover your research interests and choose a mentor.
- Professional development. Attend ongoing academic and career development training in our Leadership and Professional Series to enhance communication, mentoring, diversity, and leadership skills.
Tuition and financial resources
- PhD students in good standing are supported by a competitive annual stipend, health insurance, and tuition waivers. Stipends come with expectations of assisting in research or teaching.
- Scholarships are available through the WSU Graduate School and the College of Veterinary Medicine. If you’re a current graduate student, log in to the college’s internal web to see available scholarships.
- Students can also receive supplemental support from graduate scholarships and achievement awards, such as the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation or WSU Research Assistantships for Diverse Scholars.
- Visit Student Financial Services for more information about financial aid and scholarships.
- For financial planning, see an estimated annual cost of attendance.
Questions about the neuroscience graduate degree program?