Neuroscience (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 282 311 286
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity) 36 (13%) 37 (12%) 34 (12%)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield) 16 (44%) 13 (35%) 15 (45%)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 98 102 100
Female 63% 62% 60%
Male 37% 38% 40%
International 17% 17% 15%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 83% 83% 85%

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

Black or African American 14% 13% 9%
Asian 12% 7% 6%
Hispanic of any race 14% 11% 10%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White 54% 59% 64%
Two or more races 1% 2% 2%
Not indicated 6% 7% 9%

PhD Degrees

2016-17

2015-16

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 23 9 17
Median years to PhD 5.7 6.7 6.3
Average adjusted years to PhD 6.0 6.4 6.2
Percent of students who entered between
2005-06 and 2009-10, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2017
89

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