Biochemistry Graduate Program Statistics

We receive an average of 65 applications per year. From this pool about 15-20 students were admitted to a research lab. Based on applications received for the period 2012-2018.

Student Numbers Registered in our program as of September 2018

Graduate Students in total: 97

42 MSc – this number will decrease in May 2019 when students transfer to PhD without MSc completion

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

1 MD/PhD

Number of International Students at September 2018

19 students

Number of Students with a Non-North American Degree as of September 2018

11 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

$22,000 to $31,000 per year

Average Income for Students with a Competitive Scholarships

$21,000 to $42,000 per year