Biochemistry Graduate Program Statistics

We receive an average of 60 applications per year. From this pool about 10-12 students will be admitted to a research lab. Based on applications received for the period 2005-2012.

Student Numbers Registered in our program as of September 2012

Graduate Students in total: 75 – this number decreased when we graduate 7 students in November 2012

24 MSc – this number will decrease in May 2013 when students transfer to PhD without MSc completion

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

Number of International Students at September 2012

14 students

Number of Students with a Non-North American Degree as of September 2012

9 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

$19,000 to $21,000 per year

Average Income for Students with a Competitive Scholarships

$21,000 to $42,000 per year