Biomedical Sciences PhD Program Statistics

Enrollment Headcounts (Fall 2021)

Citizenship

  headcount percent
TOTAL 156  
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 145 92.9%
URG 27 18.6%
international 11 7.1%

Gender

  headcount percent
TOTAL 156  
male 66 42.3%
female 90 57.7%


Admissions

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
applicants  490 525 568 697 639
admits 54 49 46 61 56
matriculants (enrolled) 24 20 13 28 25
admit rate (selectivity) 11.0% 9.3% 7.0% 8.8% 8.8%
yield 44.4% 40.8% 28.3% 45.9% 44.6%


Median Time to Degree for Recipients

by academic year of conferral

Citizenship

  2007-21
TOTAL 6.00
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 6.00
URG 5.75
international 5.75

Gender

  2007-21
TOTAL 6.00
male 6.00
female 6.00


Cohort Completions

by academic year of entry

  2004-06 2007-09 2010-12
TOTAL entering 68 63 77
earned PhD 65 55 64
earned master's 3 4 9
still enrolled fall 2021 0 0 0
no degree earned 0 4 4
total completed (PhD or master's) 68 59 73


PhD Completion Rates

by academic year of entry

Citizenship

  2001-09
All Recipients 88.5%
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 89.1%
URG 80.0%
international 81.3%

Gender

  2001-09
male 89.2%
female 88.1%

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