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18 Characteristics - PhD in Medical Sciences

The following table provides "18 Characteristics" data for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Medical Sciences 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 ([email protected]; 979-436-9116).

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

Characteristic

Data

Number of Degrees per Year

26 degree / year*

Graduation Rates

100%

Average Time to Degree

4.9 years

Employment Profile

2010-11: 15 (82%) Employed; 2 (11%) Still Seeking; 1 (7%) Unknown

2011-12: 24 (89%) Employed; 0 (0%) Still Seeking; 3 (11%) Unknown

2012-13: 31 (96%) Employed; 1 (4%) Still Seeking; 0 (0%) Unknown

Admissions Criteria

PhD in Medical Sciences Admissions

Percentage Full-Time Students (FTS)

88%

Average Institutional Financial Support

$25,000 / FTS / year

Percentage FTS with Financial Support

>95%

Number of Core Faculty

150 core faculty 

Student-Core Faculty Ratio

0.6 FTS : 1 core faculty

Core Faculty Publications

3.9 publications / core faculty

 Core Faculty External Grants

External Funds = $24,958,364.08*

Core Faculty Receiving External Funds = 86*

Average Funds / Faculty = $290,213.54* 

 Faculty Teaching Load

 N/A

 Faculty Diversity

White: 99 (66%)

Black: 2 (1%)

Hispanic: 6 (4%)

Other: 43 (29%)

 

Male: 110 (73%)

Female: 40 (27%)

 Student Diversity

White: 28 (28%)

Black: 4 (4%)

Hispanic: 1 (1%)

Other: 66 (67%)

 

Male: 51 (52%)

Female: 48 (48%)

 Date of Last External Review

2012 

 External Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) 

 Student Publications/Presentations

 1.4 publications / FTS*

Last edited by: tarpley 09/01/2014


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