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Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences

Sackler Facts

Students in Class

PhD degrees conferred since 1980: 823
MS degrees conferred since 1980: 229

2017-2018 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: 206

Individual PhD applicants: 367
Individual MD/PhD applicants: 279
Individual MS applicants: 45
New students: 45
Total Sackler enrollment: 224
Age range of students: 20 to 43
Percentage of female students: 59
Number of states and US territories represented by students: 22
Percentage of international (non US citizen) students: 18
Number of home nations represented by students: 27
Mean undergraduate GPA: 3.4
Average GRE Verbal score for entering class: 155
Average GRE Quantitative score: 158
Average GRE Writing score: 3.8

Number of students per program:
Biochemistry: 10
Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology: 37
Cellular & Molecular Physiology: 4
Clinical & Translational Science: 16
Genetics: 27
Immunology: 22
Molecular Microbiology: 34
Neuroscience: 27
Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics: 12
Pharmacology & Drug Development: 25
MD/PhD Program: 40

Students in Class

2017 Entering Class

This year, 45 new students, selected from over 600 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.