Applying to the Neuroscience Undergraduate Program


Applications for the Class of 2022 are due no later than 5 pm Friday, March 6, 2020. Click here for application.


  • Complete the on-line application. The application essay should indicate how your research experience at UVA will complement your long term interests. Please do not include personal/family medical information in the application.

  • All applicants are expected to have started working in a UVA neuroscience research lab prior to application and are required to have their lab or research mentor to submit a letter of recommendation/endorsement with the subject title NESC Admission Endorsement Letter for (YOUR NAME) and email to by March 6, 2020.

Students taking a Neuroscience prerequisite during the semester of application may be provisionally accepted pending receipt of semester grades. Students with exceptional records may apply earlier than their fourth semester if requirements are met.

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