Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences


Class Profile

Below is a description of the incoming graduate students for the 2018 PhD class


Prior Research Experience

100% have had a sustained research experience in a scientific laboratory

47% have published a scientific paper in a peer reviewed journal

60% have presented their work at a scientific meeting

42% have also spent a summer in a research program

Mean Months of Prior, Full‐Time Research Experience: 25



28 different colleges are represented by the incoming PhD Class. Students come from throughout the United States having attended large research universities, and small liberal arts colleges

Undergraduate majors: Biochemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bioengineering, Biological Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemical Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Biochemistry, Natural Science, Neurobiology

77% have a Bachelor of Science degree; 23% have a Bachelor of Arts degree

40% have a Master’s degree



Demographics- 63% Female, 37% Male

Underrepresented minorities - 33% of individuals have self-identified as belonging to groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences
Citizenship - 70% U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, 30% Non-U.S. Citizen

U.S. students are coming from California, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas and Virginia

International students - students come to Einstein from countries around the world. This year's class includes students from Brazil, China, France, India, Sri Lanka, Sweden


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