The Cognitive Science Ph.D. program at Carleton admits between five and eight students per year.  Our Cognitive Science M.Cog.Sc., program admits up to 15 students per year.  Due to this high level of competition, individuals are advised to submit applications by February 1, 2016.

For both the M.Cog.Sc. and Ph.D. Programs 2016 Admission Cycle please note the following information:

For both Domestic and International Applicants, if you would like to be considered for funding, please complete your application by February 1, 2016.   Visit the Main Page or the Prospective Applicant page to apply to the graduate program of your choice.

Applicants are expected to have an Honours Bachelor’s degree or higher in a cognitive discipline for admission to both programs. Most applicants who do not already have a Master’s degree will be considered for the M.Cog. program.  Applicants who are applying to the Ph.D. Program, must also be completing (before the Fall of 2016)  or have completed a Master Degree to be eligible to apply.

Applicants for both programs are expected to have a A- Average to be admitted. International students please view the equivalency requirements.

Financial assistance is available for students who are admitted to the program. We expect to be able to offer at least $14,000 in combined scholarship and teaching assistantship funds over twelve month periods. You will automatically be considered for this and other university-sponsored awards if your complete application is received before February 1st and you meet the criteria for the funding.