Genetics and Molecular Biology (GDBBS)

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

MD/PhD students are excluded from the Admissions entries, included in the enrollment entries (when they are enrolled in the LGS, as opposed to in the SOM), included in the number of degrees awarded (PhD only), and excluded from the time to degree and completion percentage entries.

PhD Program Data

Fall 2017

Fall 2016

5 Year Average

PhD Admissions

Number of applications 145 126 129
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity) 19 (13%) 17 (13%) 20 (16%)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield) 11 (58%) 7 (41%) 10 (48%)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 55 50 51
Female 71% 72% 66%
Male 29% 28% 34%
International 5% 6% 7%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 95% 94% 93%

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

Black or African American 12% 9% 8%
Asian 10% 9% 8%
Hispanic of any race 6% 9% 7%
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White 62% 62% 59%
Two or more races 6% 4% 5%
Not indicated 6% 9% 14%

PhD Degrees

2016-17

2015-16

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 4 9 7
Median years to PhD 6.1 5.9 5.9
Average adjusted years to PhD 5.9 6.1 6.0
Percent of students who entered between
2005-06 and 2009-10, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2017
82

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