Neuroscience and Animal Behavior (Psychology)

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

PhD Program Data

Fall 2018

Fall 2017

5 Year Average

PhD Admissions

Number of applications 44 44 52
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity) 7 (16%) 5 (11%) 5 (9%)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield) 4 (57%) 3 (53%)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 16 14 17
Female 38% 43% 56%
Male 63% 57% 44%
International 6% 7% 6%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 94% 93% 94%

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

Black or African American 2%
Asian
Hispanic of any race
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White 87% 85% 74%
Two or more races
Not indicated 13% 15% 23%

PhD Degrees

2017-18

2016-17

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 2 4 2
Median years to PhD 5.8 4.8 5.7
Average adjusted years to PhD 5.8 4.9 5.4
Percent of students who entered between
2005-06 and 2009-10, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2018
50%

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Placement Data

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[Note: TT = tenure track]

Placement Data