Biomedical Engineering

Percentages are rounded to whole numbers and do not always add to 100.

PhD Program Data

Fall 2017

Fall 2016

5 Year Average

PhD Admissions

Number of applications 393 385 370
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity) 88 (22%) 108 (28%) 92 (25%)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield) 34 (39%) 50 (46%) 38 (41%)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 191 175 170
Female 39% 42% 41%
Male 61% 58% 59%
International 20% 22% 21%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 80% 78% 79%

PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race

Black or African American 5% 6% 6%
Asian 17% 15% 18%
Hispanic of any race 3% 4% 4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1% 1% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1% 1% 1%
White 56% 57% 56%
Two or more races 3% 1% 1%
Not indicated 13% 16% 13%

PhD Degrees

2016-17

2015-16

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 25 20 19
Median years to PhD 5.3 5.3 5.3
Average adjusted years to PhD 5.4 5.7 5.3
Percent of students who entered between
2005-06 and 2009-10, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2017
83

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