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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

School Statistics

MD-PhD Student in LabTo help all applicants and others interested in our graduate programs, we provide information on the outcomes of trainees who have enrolled in our graduate programs. The data presented below are aggregate information from all eight biomedical PhD programs of the Basic Science Division. Note that many trainees who entered in 2013 or later are still enrolled and working toward their degrees.

For information on individual graduate programs, please see the program web sites.

Completion Information for PhD Trainees in the Basic Science Division Entering 2000-present*

  Number Percent
Trainees Entering 579  
Trainees Obtaining PhD 372 83.6
Trainees Obtaining MS 30 6.7
Trainees Obtaining Any Degree 402 90.3
Trainees Withdrawing with No Degree 41 9.2
Trainees Still Enrolled** 134  
Average Years to PhD 5.71  

* Information on MD/PhD is not included; this information can be found on the MSTP webpage.

**These individuals entered training in 2012 or thereafter and are still pursuing their training.

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