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School Facts

Students in Class

2021-2022 Academic Year

Student/faculty ratio: ~1:1
Percentage of PhD students receiving a stipend: 96
Percentage of PhD students receiving tuition funding: 96
Number of Full-time Faculty: 214

Individual PhD applications:528 Individual
MD/PhD applications: 369
Individual MS applications: 50 New students: 52

Total GSBS enrollment: 206
Age range of students: 21 to 41
Percentage of female students: 64
Number of states and US territories represented by students: 22
Percentage of international (non US citizen) students: 18
Number of home nations represented by students: 24
Mean undergraduate GPA for the entering class: 3.5

Number of degree and certificate students per program

Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology: 31
Clinical & Translational Science: 28
Genetics: 31
Immunology: 26
Molecular Microbiology: 41
Neuroscience: 35
Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics: 4
Pharmacology & Drug Development: 18
MD/PhD Program: 42

Degrees conferred and certificates awarded, though August 2021

PhD degrees: 939
MS degrees: 309
Certificates: 30

Students in Class

2021 - 2022 Entering Class

This year, 52 new students, selected from about 900 applicants, joined our school.

Student working in the lab

Women at GSBS

GSBS is committed to training both men and women for fulfilling careers; about 60% of our students are women.