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Neurobiology & Neurosciences at American University

If you plan to study neurobiology and neurosciences, take a look at what American University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

The American University is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 14,001. Of the 2,109 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from American University in 2021, 10 of them were neurobiology and neurosciences majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Neurobiology & Neurosciences section at the bottom of this page.

The American University Neurobiology & Neurosciences Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Neurobiology
  • Doctorate Degree in Neurobiology

The American University Neurobiology & Neurosciences Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the neurobiology progam at The American University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The neurobiology major at The American University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Neurobiology & Neurosciences. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Neurobiology & Neurosciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 113

Neurobiology Student Demographics at The American University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the neurobiology majors at American University.

The American University Neurobiology & Neurosciences Bachelor’s Program

60% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 10 neurobiology students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from The American University, about 40% were men and 60% were women. The typical neurobiology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 32% men. So male students are more repesented at The American University since its program graduates 8% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 18% more racial-ethnic minorities in its neurobiology bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American University with a bachelor's in neurobiology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

The American University also has a doctoral program available in neurobiology. In 2021, 6 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Neurobiology Grads May Go Into

A degree in neurobiology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for American University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Natural Sciences Managers 1,200 $132,310
Medical Scientists 580 $104,280
Biological Scientists 520 $104,460
Biological Science Professors 390 $142,760


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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