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Biological Sciences at a Glance (2009-2010) 

TIME TO COMPLETION:
Students graduating in Academic Year 2004 through Academic year 2010

Total Graduates Mean Median
13 7.5 7.7

Ph.D. Graduates beginning at the bachelor level (with a Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
2 1 1 0 9
15.4% 7.7% 7.7% 0% 69%
 


PROGRAM COSTS:
Over the past 3 years students earned an average of 11 credits per term, while in coursework.  Visit our Tuition and Fees page to view the current tuition fees.



FINANCIAL AID:
In academic year 2009 - 2010, 46 students were enrolled in the biological sciences program.

16 Ph.D.Students
30 M.S. Students  

In the biological sciences program, 35 (76%) students had stipends, including:

  • 2 (11%) distinguished fellowships
  • 30 (86%) graduate assistantships
  • 0 (0%) teaching associates
  • 1 (3%) teaching fellows
  • 0 (0%) external funding
In the biological sciences program, 35 (76%) students had scholarships, including:

  • 4 (11%) distinguished fellowships
  • 30 (86%) graduate assistantships
  • 0 (5%) teaching associates
  • 1 (3%) teaching fellows
  • 0 (19%) external funding 
  • 0 (0%) tuition scholarships

Visit the following websites regarding financial aid information:
Financial Aid 
Distinguished Fellowships



ATTRITION DATA:
Year of 
Enrollment
# Enrolled # Graduated with Doctorate # Still currently enrolled # No longer enrolled
2004  5  1  0  4
2005  6  3  1  2
2006  7  3  2  2
2007  3  0  1  2
2008  4  0  3  1
2009  2  0  2  0
2010  4  0  4  0





TIME TO COMPLETION:

Since 2001, Fordham’s Clinical Psychology program has had:

  • 60 masters only graduates, with a median registered time to degree of 2.0 years
  • 17 students earned a master’s degree en route to a doctorate, with a median registered time to degree of 3.7 years
  • 1 students earned a doctorate with a non-Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 5.7 years
  • 15 students earned a doctorate with a Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 7.4 years for both degrees. 


INCOMING STUDENTS:

Of 40 applicants for Fall 2009, 20 (50%) made up the entering cohort.

  • 3 (15%) Ph.D. students
  • 17 (85%) M.S. students

The entering cohort had GRE score (2007 - 2009) ranges of:

  • Verbal: 590-680
  • Quantitative: 670-750
  • Analytical Writing: 5-5.5

The average Bachelor’s GPA for incoming students:

  • 3.61

 

 

DEGREES AWARDED:

In academic year 2009 - 2010, Fordham awarded 6 degrees in biological sciences. 

  • 6 (100%) M.S.


 
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