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): 4 (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.