Environmental Health Sciences

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

Environmental Health Sciences admitted its first cohort in 2011.

PhD Program Data

Fall 2017

Fall 2016

5 Year Average

PhD Admissions

Number of applications 66 65 54
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity) 8 (12%) 12 (18%) 9 (18%)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield) 6 (75%) 7 (58%) 6 (62%)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 30 27 23
Female 73% 63% 68%
Male 27% 37% 32%
International 33% 33% 27%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 67% 67% 73%

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

Black or African American 15% 11% 8%
Asian 15% 17% 20%
Hispanic of any race
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White 55% 50% 54%
Two or more races
Not indicated 15% 22% 17%

PhD Degrees

2016-17

2015-16

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 2 5 1
Median years to PhD 5.2 3.9 4.3
Average adjusted years to PhD 5.2 3.8 4.2
Percent of students who entered between
2005-06 and 2009-10, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2017

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