Program Outcomes

The CBTP at the University of Michigan has supported more than 186 pre-doctoral trainees.  Our trainees have gone on to a variety of successful careers (see Program Alumni page for more details).

# of trainees who have participated in the CBTP: 186 (includes current and former trainees)

# of current trainees in the CBTP: 24

# of trainees who have successfully completed their Ph.D.: 141 (87.0% completion rate)

Average time to PhD for trainees in the last 10 years: 5.7 years

Average # of publications/trainee in the last 10 years: 3.7

# of trainees who left the program without completing their Ph.D.*: 21 (12.9% attrition)

# of trainees whose completion status is unknown (all from before 2001): (2.2% unknown)

*Since 2006, the CBTP has an 7% attrition rate. 

Note: The “Other” category includes (among others): business owner, self-employed, stay-at-home parent, physician, pharmacist, data analyst, marketing.