Bioengineering PhD Program Statistics

Enrollment Headcounts (Fall 2021)

Citizenship

  headcount percent
TOTAL 85  
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 69 81.2%
URG 15 21.7%
international 16 18.8%

Gender

  headcount percent
TOTAL 85  
male 40 47.1%
female 45 52.9%


Admissions

NOTE: Bioengineering is a joint program with UC Berkeley. Admissions are handled by UC Berkeley, thus no admissions statistics are shown for 2015-2017.

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
applicants  - 628 619 605 638
admits - 66 75 80 69
matriculants (enrolled) - 28 33 35 34
admit rate (selectivity) - 10.5% 12.1% 13.2% 10.8%
yield - 42.4% 44.0% 43.8% 49.3%


Median Time to Degree for Recipients

by academic year of conferral

Citizenship

  2007-21
TOTAL 5.25
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 5.25
URG 5.25
international 5.00

Gender

  2007-21
TOTAL 5.25
male 5.25
female 5.25


Cohort Completions

by academic year of entry

  2004-06 2007-09 2010-12
TOTAL entering 35 26 43
earned PhD 32 25 40
earned master's 2 1 1
still enrolled fall 2021 0 0 0
no degree earned 1 0 2
total completed (PhD or master's) 34 26 41


PhD Completion Rates

by academic year of entry

Citizenship

  2001-09
All Recipients 93.3%
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 92.1%
URG 100.0%
international 100.0%

Gender

  2001-09
male 93.5%
female 92.9%

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