Biostatistics


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

PhD AdmissionsFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Applications199174170
Admissions offers (Selectivity)18 (9%)17 (10%)19 (11%)
New doctoral students (Yield)8 (44%)8 (47%)7 (40%)
PhD EnrollmentFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Total enrollment393539
Female46%34%40%
Male54%66%60%
International62%63%58%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident38%37%42%
PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race
Fall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Black or African American13%23%24%
Asian13%8%11%
Hispanic of any race2%
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White53%62%53%
Two or more races13%8%4%
Not indicated7%6%
PhD Degrees and Completion2018-192017-185 Year Average
Number of degrees awarded4116
Median years to PhD5.35.75.3
Average adjusted years to PhD5.45.55.3
Percent of students who entered
between 2007-08 and 2011-12, and
completed the PhD as
of August 31, 2019
88%