Biomedical Engineering

Percentages are rounded to whole numbers and do not always add to 100.

PhD Program Data

Fall 2018

Fall 2017

5 Year Average

PhD Admissions

Number of applications 291 393 356
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity) 46 (16%) 88 (22%) 86 (24%)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield) 36 (78%) 34 (39%) 38 (48%)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 196 191 179
Female 40% 39% 40%
Male 60% 61% 60%
International 24% 20% 21%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 76% 80% 79%

PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race

Black or African American 9% 5% 6%
Asian 17% 17% 17%
Hispanic of any race 3% 3% 4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1% 1% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1% 1%
White 50% 56% 55%
Two or more races 4% 3% 2%
Not indicated 14% 13% 14%

PhD Degrees

2017-18

2016-17

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 28 25 22
Median years to PhD 5.7 5.3 5.3
Average adjusted years to PhD 5.3 5.4 5.3
Percent of students who entered between
2005-06 and 2009-10, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2018
80%

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