Environmental Health Sciences

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

Environmental Health Sciences admitted its first cohort in 2011.

PhD Program Data

Fall 2018

Fall 2017

5 Year Average

PhD Admissions

Number of applications 42 66 54
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity) 7 (17%) 8 (12%) 8 (16%)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield) 5 (71%) 6 (75%) 6 (68%)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 28 30 26
Female 68% 73% 68%
Male 32% 27% 32%
International 25% 33% 29%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 75% 67% 71%

PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race

Black or African American 19% 15% 12%
Asian 14% 15% 17%
Hispanic of any race
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White 52% 55% 53%
Two or more races
Not indicated 14% 15% 17%

PhD Degrees

2017-18

2016-17

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 7 2 3
Median years to PhD 4.3 5.2 4.3
Average adjusted years to PhD 4.5 5.2 4.3
Percent of students who entered between
2005-06 and 2009-10, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2018

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