Sackler Statistics

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To help all applicants and others interested in our graduate programs, we provide information on the outcomes of trainees who have enrolled in our graduate programs. The data presented below are aggregate information from all eight biomedical PhD programs of the Basic Science Division. Note that most trainees who entered in 2012 or later are still enrolled and working toward their degrees.

For information on individual graduate programs, please see the program web sites.

 Completion Information for PhD Trainees in the Basic Science Division Entering 2000-present*
  Number Percent
Trainees Entering
Trainees Obtaining PhD
318 83.5
Trainees Obtaining MS
24 6.3
Trainees Obtaining Any Degree 342
Trainees Withdrawing with No Degree
Trainees Still Enrolled** 153  
Average Years to PhD

*Information on completion of the PhD by MD-PhD trainees info

**These individuals entered training in 2010 or thereafter and are still pursuing their training.

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The priority application deadlines are as follows:

December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs

February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program

May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development

June 15: Online Certificate in Fundamentals of Clinical Care Research