Bioengineering: Time to Degree and Completion Rates

The UCSF Graduate Division calculates the median time to degree and completion rate for each entering cohort. Data are presented in five-year cohorts to ensure a significant number of students are included in the calculation.

Period student entered program 2002-2006 2003-2007 2004-2008 2005-2009 2006-2010
Five-year total of new PhD students 66 58 49 51 44
Number who completed PhD 57 52 45 * *
% Completed PhD 86.36% 89.66% 91.84% * *
Elapsed median TTD (years) 5.25 5.13 5.25 5.25 5.13
Number who completed PhD or MS 63 56 48 * *
% Completed PhD or MS 95.45% 96.56% 97.96% * *

 

*Calculations for number and % completed are made 10 years after the year of entry to ensure that all students have completed the program.

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