Biochemistry Graduate Program Statistics

In recent years, we receive an average of 100 applications per year. From this pool about 20 to 25 students were admitted to a research lab.

Student Numbers Registered in our program as of September 2022

Graduate Students in total: 100

46 MSc – this number will decrease in May 2023 when students transfer to PhD without MSc completion

55 PhD – this number will increase in May 2023 when MSc students transfer to PhD

1 MD/PhD

Number of International Students at September 2022

34 students

Number of Students with a Non-North American Degree as of September 2022

5 Students

Average time to complete a PhD

Five ½ years

Average time to complete an MSc

2 ½ years (students will often complete by the end of their second year)

Average Stipend Paid by a Supervisor

$30,000 to $33,000 per year

Average Income for Students with a Competitive Scholarships

$30,000 to $42,000 per year