Biological and Medical Informatics PhD Program Statistics

Enrollment Headcounts (Fall 2021)

Citizenship

  headcount percent
TOTAL 54  
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 53 98.1%
URG 14 26.4%
international 1 1.9%

Gender

  headcount percent
TOTAL 40  
male 29 53.7%
female 25 46.3%


Admissions

NOTE: Biological and Medical Informatics and Biophysics are combined into iPQB (Integrated Program in Quantitative Biology) during the application process and share the same admissions statistics.

  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 5.75
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 5.75
URG 6.00
international 0.00

Gender

  2007-21
TOTAL 5.75
male 6.00
female 5.75


Cohort Completions

by academic year of entry

  2004-06 2007-09 2010-12
TOTAL entering 9 22 24
earned PhD 8 17 15
earned master's 0 3 6
still enrolled fall 2021 0 0 0
no degree earned 1 2 3
total completed (PhD or master's) 8 20 21


PhD Completion Rates

by academic year of entry

Citizenship

  2001-09
All Recipients 74.5%
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 82.3%
URG 66.7%
international 75.0%

Gender

  2001-09
male 81.0%
female 53.8%

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