Sackler Facts

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PhD degrees conferred since 1980: 790
MS degrees conferred since 1980: 207

 

2016-2017 Academic Year

Student/faculty ratio: 1.2:1
Percentage of PhD students receiving a stipend: 95
Percentage of PhD students receiving tuition funding: 95
Number of Faculty: 202

Individual PhD applicants: 551
Individual MD/PhD applicants: 281
Individual MS applicants: 46
New students: 57
Total Sackler enrollment: 240
Age range of students: 21 to 43
Percentage of female students: 60
Number of states and US territories represented by students: 20
Percentage of international (non US citizen) students: 20
Number of home nations represented by students: 30
Mean undergraduate GPA: 3.2
Average GRE Verbal score for entering class: 151
Average GRE Quantitative score: 156
Average GRE Writing score: 3.8

Number of students per program:
Biochemistry: 11
Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology: 36
Cellular & Molecular Physiology: 6
Clinical & Translational Science: 24
Genetics: 27
Immunology: 24
Molecular Microbiology: 32
Neuroscience: 29
Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics: 14
Pharmacology & Drug Development: 27
MD/PhD Program: 40

Financing Your Education

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Basic Science Division students typically receive a full tuition scholarship, a stipend and health insurance throughout their time as Sackler students.
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Student Awards

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Student awards recognize research achievement and celebrate the accomplishments of our students.
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Studying in Boston

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The many academic institutions in Boston create a student-centered atmosphere.
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Chinatown

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Our Chinatown location adds a unique cultural atmosphere to our school and also provides great restaurants.
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Application for 2017 Admission

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Basic science PhD application are now open. Other programs will be available in September.The deadline for PhD programs is December 1, 2016.