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Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences

Sackler Facts

Students in Class

PhD degrees conferred since 1980: 853

MS degrees conferred since 1980: 254

2018-2019 Academic Year

Student/faculty ratio: ~1:1

Percentage of PhD students receiving a stipend: 94

Percentage of PhD students receiving tuition funding: 94

Number of Faculty: 197

Individual PhD applicants: 383

Individual MD/PhD applicants: 271

Individual MS applicants: 56

New students: 45

Total Sackler enrollment: 222

Age range of students: 22 to 51

Percentage of female students: 56

Number of states and US territories represented by students: 23

Percentage of international (non US citizen) students: 20

Number of home nations represented by students: 28

Mean undergraduate GPA: 3.4

Average GRE Verbal score for entering class: 153

Average GRE Quantitative score: 158

Average GRE Writing score: 3.6

Number of students per program:

Biochemistry: 9

Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology: 33

Cellular & Molecular Physiology: 3

Clinical & Translational Science: 22

Genetics: 26

Immunology: 21

Molecular Microbiology: 40

Neuroscience: 26

Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics: 11

Pharmacology & Drug Development: 20

MD/PhD Program: 40

Students in Class

2018 Entering Class

This year, 55 new students, selected from over 650 applicants, joined Sackler.

Student working in the lab

Women at Sackler

Sackler is committed to training both men and women for fulfilling careers; about 60% of our students are women.