Biochemistry, Cell and Developmental Biology (GDBBS)

MD/PhD students are excluded from the Admissions entries, included in the enrollment entries (when they are enrolled in the LGS, as opposed to in the SOM), included in the number of degrees awarded (PhD only), and excluded from the time to degree and completion percentage entries.

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

PhD AdmissionsFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Admissions offers (Selectivity)25 (17%)26 (20%)22 (17%)
New doctoral students (Yield)8 (32%)11 (42%)8 (36%)
PhD EnrollmentFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Total enrollment424040
U.S. citizen or permanent resident100%100%100%
PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race
Fall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Black or African American2%3%6%
Hispanic of any race7%8%8%
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races5%3%2%
Not indicated10%10%11%
PhD Degrees and Completion2018-192017-185 Year Average
Number of degrees awarded4109
Median years to PhD5.35.75.7
Average adjusted years to PhD5.15.65.8
Percent of students who entered
between 2007-08 and 2011-12, and
completed the PhD as
of August 31, 2019