Sackler Facts

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PhD degrees conferred since 1980: 761
MS degrees conferred since 1980: 185

 

2015-2016 Academic Year

Student/faculty ratio: 2:1
Percentage of PhD students receiving a stipend: 96
Percentage of PhD students receiving tuition funding: 96
Number of Faculty: 211

Individual PhD applicants: 551
Individual MD/PhD applicants: 281
Individual MS applicants: 46
New students: 52
Total Sackler enrollment: 238
Age range of students: 20 to 55
Percentage of female students: 57
Number of states and US territories represented by students: 21
Percentage of international (non US citizen) students: 17
Number of home nations represented by students: 32
Mean undergraduate GPA: 3.43
Average GRE Verbal score for entering class: 155
Average GRE Quantitative score: 157
Average GRE Writing score: 3.8

Number of students per program:
Biochemistry: 14
Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology: 34
Cellular & Molecular Physiology: 11
Clinical & Translational Science: 24
Genetics: 26
Immunology: 25
Molecular Microbiology: 29
Neuroscience: 29
Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics: 14
Pharmacology & Drug Development: 21
MD/PhD Program: 40

Financing Your Education

Students in Garden

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

Egan

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

Chinatown Gate

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

Applications for 2017 will be available mid-August. The priority application deadline for PhD programs is December 1, 2016.