Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 


Biological Sciences (2012-2013) 

TIME TO COMPLETION:
Students graduating in academic year 2005 through academic year 2013

Total Graduates Mean 
# of years to completion
Median
# of years to completion
21 6.8 6.4

Ph.D. Graduates beginning at the bachelor level (with a Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
3 1 1 1 9
20% 6.6% 6.6% 6.6% 60%

Ph.D. Graduates beginning with advanced degree (with non-Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
0 1 0 0 0
  100%      


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.



GSAS FUNDING:
In academic year 2012 - 2013, 52 students were enrolled in the biological sciences program.
Ph.D.Students 37
M.S. Students 15



In the biological sciences program, 50 (96%) students had stipends, including:

Distinguished Fellowships 3 6%
Graduate Assistantships 40 80%
Teaching Associates 0

0%

Teaching Fellows 1 2%
External Funding 6

 12%



In the biological sciences program, 50 (96%) students had scholarships, including:

Distinguished Fellowships 3 6%
Graduate Assistantships 40 80%
Teaching Associates 0

 0%

Teaching Fellows 1 2%
External Funding 6

 12%

Tuition Scholarships 0

 0%



Visit the following websites regarding GSAS funding information:
GSAS Funding 
Distinguished Fellowships



INCOMING STUDENTS:
 
Of 39 admitted for Fall 2012, 15 (38%) made up the entering cohort.
Ph.D. 11 73%
M.S. 4 27%

The entering cohort had GRE score (2009 - 2011) ranges of:
Verbal 520 - 620
Quantitative 680 - 770
Analytical Writing 4 - 5

The average Bachelor’s GPA for incoming students:

  • 3.61

88% of 1st year Ph.D. students have merit based stipends and full tuition scholarships


DEGREES AWARDED:
In academic year 2010 - 2011, Fordham awarded 6 degrees in biological sciences




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