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Neurobiology & Neurosciences at University of Rochester

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Neurobiology & Neurosciences at University of Rochester

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 University of Rochester stacks up to those at other schools.

University of Rochester is located in Rochester, New York and has a total student population of 11,741.

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.

University of Rochester Neurobiology & Neurosciences Degrees Available

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

University of Rochester Neurobiology & Neurosciences Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

In 2021, 13 students received their master’s degree in neurobiology from University of Rochester. This makes it the #9 most popular school for neurobiology master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 7 students who received their doctoral degrees in neurobiology, making the school the #36 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Neurobiology Student Demographics at University of Rochester

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

University of Rochester Neurobiology & Neurosciences Master’s Program

54% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 13 students who earned a master's degree in Neurobiology & Neurosciences from University of Rochester in 2020-2021, 46% were men and 54% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 32% men graduate in neurobiology each year. University of Rochester does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 14% more men than average.


Of the students who received a neurobiology master's degree from University of Rochester, 54% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 7
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

University of Rochester also has a doctoral program available in neurobiology. In 2021, 7 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 University of Rochester.

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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