Joe Cirilo, a student in the Biomedical Sciences PhD program, is seen at work in a College of Medicine lab in June 2020.

Biomedical Sciences PhD

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Anatomy PhD Entering Class Profile

Fall 2017-19 incoming class

100 percent

have prior research experience

Academic Profile

Colleges and universities: 13 (undergraduate) in 10 states
Average (undergraduate) GPA: 3.56
Advanced degrees: 21% have MS or beyond; 43% entered immediately after receiving an undergraduate degree
Undergraduate majors: 9


14 incoming students
57 percent female
43 percent male
100 percent U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Three-Year Admission Averages (2015 to 2019)

Applications received: 19
Offers of Admission: 5
Incoming Student Enrollment: 5