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2023 Best Behavioral Neuroscience Doctor's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

4 Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region
10 Doctor's Degrees
Behavioral Neuroscience is about average in terms of popularity for doctor's degrees programs. That is, it ranks #397 out of the 862 majors across the country that we analyze each year. As such, the degree program isn't offered at every college in the United States, but there are schools that do have a program in the field that are top-notch when it comes to quality.

In 2023, College Factual analyzed 4 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Behavioral Neuroscience Doctor's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 10 doctor's degrees in behavioral neuroscience to qualified students.

What's on this page: * Our Methodology

Choosing a Great Behavioral Neuroscience School for Your Doctor's Degree

Best Behavioral Neuroscience Doctor's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region Your choice of behavioral neuroscience for getting your doctor's degree school matters. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

Quality Overall Is Important

A school that excels in educating for a particular major and degree level must be a great school overall as well. To account for this we include a school's overall Best Colleges for a Doctor's Degree ranking which itself looks at a host of various factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Other Factors We Consider

The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on behavioral neuroscience students vs. other majors.
  • Major Demand - How many other behavioral neuroscience students want to attend this school to pursue a doctor's degree.
  • Educational Resources - How many resources are allocated to students. These resources may include educational expenditures per student, number of students per instructor, and graduation rate among other things.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized behavioral neuroscience related body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for behavioral neuroscience students working on their doctor's degree.

One Size Does Not Fit All

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Behavioral Neuroscience Doctor's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region list to help you make the college decision.

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Best Schools for Doctorate Students to Study Behavioral Neuroscience in the Middle Atlantic Region

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities for pursuing a doctor's degree in behavioral neuroscience.

Top Middle Atlantic Region Schools for a Doctorate in Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
3 Annual Graduates

The Graduate Center, CUNY is a great decision for individuals pursuing a doctor's degree in behavioral neuroscience. The Graduate Center is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of New York.More information about a doctorate in behavioral neuroscience from The Graduate Center, CUNY

#2

Binghamton University

Vestal, NY
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2 Annual Graduates

It's hard to beat Binghamton University if you wish to pursue a doctor's degree in behavioral neuroscience. Binghamton University is a fairly large public university located in the suburb of Vestal.More information about a doctorate in behavioral neuroscience from Binghamton University

#3

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
3 Annual Graduates

Any student pursuing a degree in a doctor's degree in behavioral neuroscience has to look into University at Buffalo. University at Buffalo is a very large public university located in the suburb of Buffalo.More information about a doctorate in behavioral neuroscience from University at Buffalo

#4

University at Albany

Albany, NY
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2 Annual Graduates

Any student pursuing a degree in a doctor's degree in behavioral neuroscience needs to look into University at Albany. UAlbany is a fairly large public university located in the city of Albany.More information about a doctorate in behavioral neuroscience from University at Albany

Best Behavioral Neuroscience Colleges by State

Explore the best behavioral neuroscience schools for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 366 10

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Behavioral Neuroscience is one of 9 different types of Child Development & Psychology programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Other Research & Experimental Psychology 100
Developmental & Child Psychology 40
Experimental Psychology 32
Social Psychology 23
Cognitive Psychology & Psycholinguistics 17
Psychometrics & Quantitative Psychology 11

Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard). More about our data sources and methodologies.

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