How to Apply

Components of the application

Applications must include a complete entrance form, three letters of recommendation, and an undergraduate transcript.

Transcripts should be mailed to the Program in Neuroscience, Graduate Admissions, 1101 E. 10th St., Bloomington, IN 47405-7007. For official electronic transcript delivery, please use the email: 

The Indiana University Program in Neuroscience has announced that it will no longer require the General Record Examination (GRE) as part of the application process to its PhD program beginning with the fall 2019 admissions. However, an applicant considering applying as a double major, must check with the second major as some areas still require the GRE scores. The department code for Neuroscience is 0213, and the Neuroscience instititional code is 1324.

If your native language is not English, you are required to demonstrate your level of English proficiency by submitting official scores by a recognized English language test. The Program in Neuroscience will use one of the following objective measurements to document English language proficiency for consideration of admission:

  • Internet-based TOEFL minimum 79
  • Print-based TOEFL minimum 550
  • IELTS minimum 6.5