Clinical Translational Science PhD Program Characteristics and Outcomes

As a member of the Coalition for Next Generation Life Science, Case Western Reserve University publishes statistics annually for PhD programs in the life sciences. Find more information about CWRU's PhD in Clinical Translational Science and the other Degree Programs offered through the School of Graduate Studies.

Updated August 2021

Enrollment Headcounts

  Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020 *COVID
Recipient Count (%) Count (%) Count (%)
Total 16 100% 14 100% 15 100%
       Domestic 11 69% 12 86% 12 80%
             URM 1 9% 1 7% 1 7%
       International 5 31% 2 14% 4 27%
Male 6 38% 5 36% 5 33%
Female 10 62% 9 64% 11 73%

Admissions

Recipient AY 2018 AY 2019 AY 2020 *COVID
Applicants 10 14 7
Admits 6 8 2
Matriculants 5 7 2
Admit Rate 60% 57% 29%
Yield 83% 88% 100%

Degree Recipients*

by Academic Year of Conferral

Recipient AY 2004-08 AY 2009-13 AY 2014-18
Total N/A N/A 1
     Domestic N/A N/A 1
           URM N/A N/A N/A
     International N/A N/A N/A
Male N/A N/A N/A
Female N/A N/A 1

Median Time to Degree for Recipients*

by Academic Year of Conferral

Recipient AY 2004-08 AY 2009-13 AY 2014-18
Total N/A N/A 3.3
     Domestic N/A N/A 3.25
           URM N/A N/A N/A
     International N/A N/A N/A
Male N/A N/A N/A
Female N/A N/A 3.3

Cohort Completions*

by Academic Year of Entry

Recipient AY 2004-08 AY 2009-13 AY 2013-15
Total Entering N/A N/A 4
    Retained N/A N/A 0
    Withdrawn N/A N/A 1
    Left w/ Master's N/A N/A 0
Total Completed N/A N/A 3
     Graduated in less than 4 yrs N/A N/A 1
     4yrs to less than 5 yrs N/A N/A 2
     5 yrs to less than 6 yrs N/A N/A 0
     6 yrs to less than 7 yrs N/A N/A 0
     7 yrs or more N/A N/A 0

Cohort Completion Rates*

by Academic Year of Entry

Recipient AY 2004-08 AY 2009-13 AY 2013-15
All Recipients (graduation rate) N/A N/A 75%
      Domestic N/A N/A 100%
             URM N/A N/A 0%
      International N/A N/A 0%
Male N/A N/A 67%
Female N/A N/A 100%

Notes

  • * First cohort accepted in Fall 2011. 
  • Underrepresented Minorities (URM) includes individuals who self-identify with one or more of the following: African American/Black; Hispanic/Latino/a; Multiracial, Native American/Alaska Native, and Pacific Islander
  • Time to degree for recipients is the elapsed time between entering a graduate program and degree conferral date and includes any leaves of absence.
  • AY (Academic Year) begins in Summer and includes Fall and Spring.