Neuroscience PhD Program Statistics

Enrollment Headcounts (Fall 2021)

Citizenship

  headcount percent
TOTAL 103  
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 93 90.3%
URG 20 21.5%
international 10 9.7%

Gender

  headcount percent
TOTAL 88  
male 46 44.7%
female 57 55.3%


Admissions

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
applicants  343 403 497 527 491
admits 41 40 39 36 37
matriculants (enrolled) 16 11 20 20 17
admit rate (selectivity) 12.0% 9.9% 7.8% 6.8% 7.5%
yield 39.0% 27.5% 51.3% 55.6% 45.9%


Median Time to Degree for Recipients

by academic year of conferral

Citizenship

  2007-21
TOTAL 6.25
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 6.25
URG 6.25
international 6.13

Gender

  2007-21
TOTAL 6.25
male 6.25
female 6.25


Cohort Completions

by academic year of entry

  2004-06 2007-09 2010-12
TOTAL entering 39 37 43
earned PhD 37 34 35
earned master's 2 2 4
still enrolled fall 2021 0 0 0
no degree earned 0 1 4
total completed (PhD or master's) 39 36 39


PhD Completion Rates

by academic year of entry

Citizenship

  2001-09
All Recipients 89.1%
U.S. citizens and permanent residents 89.0%
URG 87.5%
international 90.0%

Gender

  2001-09
male 88.7%
female 89.4%

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