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Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences

Sackler Statistics

MD-PhD Student in LabTo 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 many trainees who entered in 2013 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 534  
Trainees Obtaining PhD 318 83.5
Trainees Obtaining MS 24 6.3
Trainees Obtaining Any Degree 342 89.1
Trainees Withdrawing with No Degree 39 10.2
Trainees Still Enrolled** 153  
Average Years to PhD 5.57  

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

**These individuals entered training in 2011 or thereafter and are still pursuing their training.

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