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18 Characteristics - Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

The following table provides "18 Characteristics" data for the Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) program offered at the Texas A&M Health Science Center.  Data is current through the 2012-13 academic year.  For questions or concerns related to the "18 Characteristics", please contact Ms. Amanda Allen (aallen@tamhsc.edu; 979-436-9116).

An * indicates a rolling three-year average for the most recent years.

Characteristic

Data

Number of Degrees per Year

99 degrees / year*

Graduation Rates

99%

Average Time to Degree

4 years (lock-step program)

Employment Profile

2010-11: 101 (100%) Employed; 0 (0%) Still Seeking; 0 (0%) Unknown

2011-12: 97 (100%) Employed; 0 (0%) Still Seeking; 0 (0%) Unknown

2012-13: 98 (100%) Employed; 0 (0%) Still Seeking; 0 (0%) Unknown

Admissions Criteria

DDS Admissions

Percentage Full-Time Students (FTS)

100%*

Average Institutional Financial Support

$40,092 / FTS / year

Percentage FTS with Financial Support

87%

Number of Core Faculty

211 core faculty (123.6 Full-Time Faculty Equivalent (FTFE))

Student-Core Faculty Ratio

3.3 FTS : 1 FTFE

This ratio does not account for clinical faculty.

Core Faculty Publications

1.9 publications / core faculty

 Core Faculty External Grants

External Funds = $1,316,476.09*

Core Faculty Receiving Funds = 20*

Average Funds / Faculty = $65,823.80*

 Faculty Teaching Load

 N/A

 Faculty Diversity

White: 153 (73%)

Black: 11 (5%)

Hispanic: 17 (8%)

Other: 30 (14%)

 

Male: 131 (62%)

Female: 80 (38%)

 Student Diversity

White: 180 (43%)

Black: 56 (14%)

Hispanic: 95 (23%)

Other: 85 (20%)

 

Male: 204 (49%)

Female: 212 (51%)

 Date of Last External Review

2011

 External Program Accreditation

Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) 

 Student Publications/Presentations

 N/A

Last edited by: tarpley 10/21/2014


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