Program Outcomes

Pie Chart of Cellular Biotech Program Career 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: 201 (includes current and former trainees)

# of current trainees in the CBTP: 10

# of trainees who have successfully completed their Ph.D.: 150 (85.7% completion rate)

Average time to Ph.D. for trainees in the last 10 years: 5.7 years

Average # of publications/trainees in the last 10 years: 4.44

# of trainees who left the program without completing their Ph.D.*: 23 (12.0% attrition)

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

*Since 2007, the CBTP has had an 8.8% attrition rate. 

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