Environmental Health Sciences


Environmental Health Sciences admitted its first cohort in 2011.

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

PhD AdmissionsFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Applications584256
Admissions offers (Selectivity)8 (14%)7 (17%)8 (15%)
New doctoral students (Yield)4 (50%)5 (71%)5 (65%)
PhD EnrollmentFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Total enrollment222826
Female64%68%67%
Male36%32%33%
International36%25%30%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident64%75%70%
PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race
Fall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Black or African American21%19%14%
Asian21%14%17%
Hispanic of any race
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White50%52%53%
Two or more races
Not indicated7%14%16%
PhD Degrees and Completion2018-192017-185 Year Average
Number of degrees awarded874
Median years to PhD4.74.34.3
Average adjusted years to PhD4.54.54.4
Percent of students who entered
between 2007-08 and 2011-12, and
completed the PhD as
of August 31, 2019
100%