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Graduate Students

Master's degrees 248
PhD degrees 1,872
Total  2,120
Applicants 7,268
Admits 1,072
Admit Rate 14.7%
Enrolled first-time 464
Female 1,078
Male 1,051
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian or Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 4.3%
Black/African American 4.3%
Hispanic of any race 5.3%
Two or more races 3.3%
Total minority 17.4%
International 23.2%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 682
Humanities and Religion 304
Social Sciences and Education 390
Engineering, Physical Sciences, and Mathematics 709
Anthropology 27
Astrophysics 10
Biochemistry 29
Biological Sciences 47
Biomedical Engineering 84
Biomedical Informatics 20
Biostatistics 30
Cancer Biology 24
Cell & Developmental Biology 64
Chemical Engineering 47
Chemical & Physical Biology 41
Chemistry  117
Civil Engineering 28
Community Research & Action 21
Computer Science 100
Creative Writing 15
Earth & Environmental Sciences 13
Economic Development 58
Economics 56
Electrical Engineering 96
English 35
Environmental Engineering 37
Epidemiology 14
French & Italian 13
German & Slavic Languages 24
Hearing & Speech Sciences 31
History 60
Human Genetics 12
Interdisciplinary 7
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences 56
Interdisciplinary Materials Science 27
Latin American Studies 8
Law & Economics 5
Leadership & Policy Studies 38
Learning, Teaching, & Diversity 40
Liberal Arts & Science 40
Mathematics 37
Mechanical Engineering 62
Medicine, Health & Society 15
Microbiology & Immunology 59
Molecular Physiology & Biophysics 39
Neuroscience 83
Nursing Science 30
Pathology 8
Pharmacology 43
Philosophy 26
Physics 51
Political Science 34
Psychology (A&S) 41
Psychology (Peabody) 40
Quantitative & Chemical Biology 11
Religion 65
Sociology 37
Spanish 16
Spanish & Portuguese 9
Special Education 47
Avg. time to degree 5.4 years
Attrition rate 22.8%
Overall completion rate  73.5%
Underrepresented minority completion rate* 76.5%
International student completion rate 75.8%

*Native American/American Indian, Black/African American, Hispanic, and Multiracial

Definite post-graduation study 33%
     Postdoctoral fellowship 61%
     Postdoctoral research associateship 35%
     Other/unknown 4%
Definite employment 28%
     Academe 61%
     Government 7%
     Industry/business 22%
     Not for profit organization 7%
     Other/unknown 2%
Seeking employment or study 31%
Other 8%

n = 1298

Postdoctoral Fellows & Trainees

University 323
Medical Center 230

NIH NRSA recipients     35