Prospective INP Students
The INP Executive Committee and Director act as the admissions committee. Following an initial screening of applications, the Executive Committee usually invite potential trainees for an interview at UCI. The Director makes final offers of admissions to applicants, based on the recommendations of the interviewing faculty and the Executive Committee.
Recruitment Period for Fall ’22:
Our recruitment period for Fall 2022 will be January 20-22 and February 3-5, 2022. No other dates will be offered. We look forward to meeting you then! The Recruitment process should be a bit different this year, pending COVID-19.
Applications are made through the Office of Graduate Studies using the Online Application. Once logged in to the online application, the applicant will see that the graduate programs are organized by school. For Interdepartmental Neuroscience, select “School of Biological Sciences” from the school drop-down menu. Then select “Interdepartmental Neuroscience Ph.D.” from among the programs listed under Biological Sciences.
Before you apply, make sure you have the right information!
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE
Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program
Have questions about the application?
For additional information or questions contact the INP program administrator:
Gary R. Roman
Please call to make an appointment before you visit the INP Office.
The INP can admit a limited number of foreign applicants. Although the INP supports all first year graduate students with a stipend and reimbursement of education fees, outstanding foreign applicants are strongly encouraged to contact relevant faculty to determine if they can commit to supporting the student throughout their graduate career at UC Irvine.
New English Proficiency Policy for Graduate Admissions (effective Fall 2021):
All graduate applicants, except those who have earned an undergraduate degree from an institution at which English was the sole language of instruction according to the World Higher Education Database are required to demonstrate English proficiency for admissions consideration. Please see WHED’s instructions on how to search for an institution.