TETRAD: 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 136 122 119 121 107
Number who completed PhD 121 111 110 * *
% Completed PhD 88.97% 90.98% 92.44% * *
Elapsed median TTD (years) 6.25 6.00 6.25 6.25 6.25
Number who completed PhD or MS 126 116 114 * *
% Completed PhD or MS 92.65% 94.38% 95.80% * *

 

*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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