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Neurobiology & Neurosciences at New York University

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Neurobiology & Neurosciences at New York University

Every neurobiology and neurosciences school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the neurobiology program at New York University stacks up to those at other schools.

NYU is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 52,775. Of the 6,752 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from New York University in 2021, 43 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.

NYU Neurobiology & Neurosciences Degrees Available

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

NYU Neurobiology & Neurosciences Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks neurobiology programs across the country. The following shows how NYU performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The neurobiology major at NYU 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.

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In 2021, 7 students received their master’s degree in neurobiology from NYU. This makes it the #20 most popular school for neurobiology master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 9 students who received their doctoral degrees in neurobiology, making the school the #17 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Neurobiology Graduates from NYU Make?

The median salary of neurobiology students who receive their bachelor's degree at NYU is $28,680. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 0% higher than the national average of $28,675 for all neurobiology bachelor's degree recipients.


Neurobiology Student Demographics at NYU

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

NYU Neurobiology & Neurosciences Bachelor’s Program

70% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 43 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in neurobiology from NYU. About 30% were men and 70% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 13% 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 New York University with a bachelor's in neurobiology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 11
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 10
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

NYU Neurobiology & Neurosciences Master’s Program

43% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 7 neurobiology students who graduated with a master's degree in 2020-2021 from NYU, about 57% were men and 43% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 32% men graduate in neurobiology each year. NYU does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 25% more men than average.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 2
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

NYU also has a doctoral program available in neurobiology. In 2021, 9 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 NY, the home state for New York University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Medical Scientists 9,500 $95,170
Biological Science Professors 4,590 $102,800
Natural Sciences Managers 1,360 $148,460
Biological Scientists 690 $89,000


*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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