Chemistry and Chemical Biology PhD Program Statistics

Enrollment Headcounts (Fall 2021)

Citizenship

  headcount percent
TOTAL 74  
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 69 93.2%
URG 10 14.5%
international 5 6.8%

Gender

  headcount percent
TOTAL 74  
male 37 40.0%
female 37 50.0%


Admissions

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
applicants  223 198 217 252 219
admits 30 28 32 32 32
matriculants (enrolled) 13 10 13 15 8
admit rate (selectivity) 13.5% 14.1% 14.7% 12.7% 14.6%
yield 43.3% 35.7% 40.6% 46.9% 25.0%


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 6.25
international 6.00

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 21 28 26
earned PhD 18 22 24
earned master's 1 3 2
still enrolled fall 2021 0 0 0
no degree earned 2 3 0
total completed (PhD or master's) 19 25 26


PhD Completion Rates

by academic year of entry

Citizenship

  2001-09
All Recipients 85.3%
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 84.3%
URG 88.9%
international 100.0%

Gender

  2001-09
male 83.8%
female 86.8%

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