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PhD Programs

Typical applicants have undergraduate degrees in STEM-related fields. Most incoming students have only bachelor degrees, while some do have other advanced degrees such as PharmD, MS, MPH, and MD. Most successful applicants have 1-2 years research experience.

as of Jan. 13, 2021

Incoming Year

GPA Range

Average TOEFL

Total Enrolled

# in CBMC

# in DPMP

# in DPOP

# in DPET

2020 2.83-4.00 109 17 4 5 4 4
2019 3.25-4.00 97 21 9 6 2 4
2018 2.89-3.99 109 15 4 3 2 6
2017 2.75-4.00 108 17 5 6 2 4
2016 3.24-3.96 102 11 5 4 0 2

as of Jan. 13, 2021

Incoming Year

Male (%)

Female (%)

International (%)

White (%)

Asian (%)

Black or African American (%)

Hispanic or Latino (%)

American Indian or Alaska Native (%)

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander(%)

Other (%)

Unknown (%)

URM* (%)

2020 7
(41%)
10
(59%)
3
(18%)
12
(71%)
3
(18%)
2
(12%)
0 0 0 0 1
(6%)
2
(12%)
2019 11
(52%)
10
(48%)
4
(19%)
15
(71%)
5
(24%)
0 3
(14%)
1
(5%)
0 0 0 4
(19%)
2018 4
(27%)
11
(73%)
3
(20%)
10
(67%)
3
(20%)
4
(27%)
2
(13%)
1
(7%)
0 0 0 7
(47%)
2017 8
(47%)
9
(53%)
2
(12%)
9
(53%)
6
(35%)
0 1
(6%)
0 0 0 0 1
(6%)
2016 5
(45%)
6
(55%)
4
(36%)
5
(45%)
6
(55%)
0 1
(9%)
0 0 0 0 1
(9%)

*URM (Under-Represented Minorities) includes African American or Black, Native American or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, or Hispanic of any race


Student Outcomes

as of Nov. 7, 2019

Academia

5 (20%)

Faculty 2
Postdoc 2
Student 1

Industry

7 (28%)

Hospital/Health Care

9 (36%)

Government

0 (0%)

Other

4 (16%)

Academia

7 (28%)

Faculty 0
Postdoc 7
Student 0

Industry

9 (36%)

Hospital/Health Care

6 (24%)

Government

3 (12%)

Other

0 (0%)