Biophysics PhD Program Statistics

Enrollment Headcounts (Fall 2021)

Citizenship

  headcount percent
TOTAL 50  
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 46 92.0%
URG 7 15.2%
international 4 8.0%

Gender

  headcount percent
TOTAL 43  
male 29 58.0%
female 251 42.0%


AdmissionsDelete Table

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
applicants  213 236 241 282 273
admits 52 53 57 77 64
matriculants (enrolled) 18 17 14 23 23
admit rate (selectivity) 24.4% 22.5% 23.7% 27.3% 23.4%
yield 34.6% 32.1% 24.6% 29.9% 35.9%


Median Time to Degree for Recipients

by academic year of conferral

Citizenship

  2007-21
TOTAL 6.25
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 6.00
URG 6.25
international 6.00

Gender

  2007-21
TOTAL 6.00
male 6.25
female 6.25


Cohort Completions

by academic year of entry

  2004-06 2007-09 2010-12
TOTAL entering 23 24 26
earned PhD 20 22 19
earned master's 2 2 6
still enrolled fall 2021 0 0 0
no degree earned 1 0 1
total completed (PhD or master's) 22 24 25


PhD Completion Rates

by academic year of entry

Citizenship

  2001-09
All Recipients 83.6%
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 81.8%
URG 100.0%
international 100.0%

Gender

  2001-09
male 81.6%
female 87.5%

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