PROGRAM PROFILE

Program Rankings — Cell Biology, Johns Hopkins University


Program Rankings

Survey Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on 2 measures of quality. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 127 Cell and Developmental Biology programs


Range of Rankings
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10-57

Regression Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Quality ranking (regression-based) out of 127 Cell and Developmental Biology programs


Range of Rankings
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7-64

GRE Scores
Source: NRC, 2003-2005

Average Quantitative GRE
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730

Financial Support and Tuition

Graduate Tuition and Fees
Source: IPEDS, 2009

All Students

FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$39,150
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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NA
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$1,305

Application Fee

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GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION FEE
$75

Living Expenses
Source: IPEDS, 2009

On Campus

ON-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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$12,040
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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$1,000

Off Campus

OFF-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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NA
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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NA

Type of Financial Support
Source: GSS, 2007

How graduate students in the program (including master's, doctoral, and professional degree students) paid for their graduate educations


Types

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP
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0%
RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP
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0%
FELLOWSHIP
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10%
TRAINEESHIP
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62%

First Year Support
Source: NRC, 2005

Data for full-time doctoral students in the fall of 2005


First year students with full financial support
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PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS WHO RECEIVED FULL FINANCIAL SUPPORT
100%

Sources of Financial Support
Source: GSS, 2007

How graduate students in the program (including master's, doctoral, and professional degree students) paid for their graduate educations


Federal Support

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
0%
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
62%
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (EXCEPT NIH)
0%
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
0%
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
0%
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
0%
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
0%
OTHER FEDERAL SOURCES
0%

Non-Federal Support

INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT
17%
FOREIGN SOURCES
0%
OTHER US SOURCES
21%
SELF SUPPORT
0%

Tuition Remission
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Tuition paid by 2000–2004 Cell Biology doctorate recipients from Johns Hopkins University


Median tuition remission

83%

Amount of Tuition Remission Granted

NO TUITION REMISSION
11%
LESS THAN 1/3 OF TUITION
0%*
1/3 TO 2/3 OF TUITION
0%*
MORE THAN 2/3 OF TUITION
86%

Graduate School Debt
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Debt for 2000–2004 Cell Biology doctorate recipients from Johns Hopkins University


Median graduate school debt
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$0

Outcomes for Recent Graduates

Degree Completion
Source: NRC, 2010

Time to Degree

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Median years required to complete a doctorate (full-time and part-time students)

6.3

Completion Rates

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Fraction of students completing a doctorate in 6 years

50%

Employment Outcomes
Source: NRC, 2006 & SED, 2000–2004

Quality Assurance

Program collects outcome data about all of its graduates

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA ABOUT ALL OF ITS GRADUATES
YES

Employment Stats at Graduation

Job / contract / definite commitment
73%
Negotiating with specific organizations
2%*
Still seeking
25%
Other
0%*

Type of Job

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Postdoc
83%
Educational institution (nonpostdoctoral position)
0%*
Private sector
12%
Government
0%*

Job Location

(For non-US citizens on temporary visas with a definite commitment at graduation)

In the United States
100%
Outside the United States
0%

Student Resources

Student Resources
Source: NRC, 2006

Overall Resources

NUMBER OF RESOURCES OFFERED (OUT OF 18)
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14

Health Insurance

STUDENTS RECEIVE HEALTH INSURANCE
YES

Structured Oversight

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA
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YES
ANNUAL STUDENT REVIEWS
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YES

Available Training

TEACHING SKILLS
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YES
PROPOSAL WRITING
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YES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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NO
WRITING
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NO
STATISTICS
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NO
RESEARCH ETHICS
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YES

Administrative Support

ORIENTATION
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YES
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION
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NO
TEACHING / RESEARCH PRIZES
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YES
ON-CAMPUS CONFERENCES
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YES
TRAVEL SUPPORT
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YES
STUDENT WORK SPACE
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION SUPPORT
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION STAFF
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YES
GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
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YES
DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURE
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YES
PROGRAM COORDINATOR MEETING
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YES

Research Activity

Research Activity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Research activity ranking out of 127 Cell and Developmental Biology programs


Range of Rankings
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7-65

Research Activity
Source: NRC, 2006

Publications

PUBLICATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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2.1
CITATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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5.0

Grants

PERCENTAGE OF FACULTY WITH GRANTS
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100%

Awards

AWARDS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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2.2

Demographics

Diversity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on a measure of overall diversity. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 127 Cell and Developmental Biology programs


Range of Rankings
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10-44

Faculty Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Percent Female
FEMALE
64%

Percent Minority
MINORITY
0%

Doctorate Recipient Demographics
Source: GSS, 2007 and NRC, 2006

Sex
MALE
55%
FEMALE
45%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
72%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
28%

Race / Ethnicity
AFRICAN AMERICAN
3%
NATIVE AMERICAN
0%
ASIAN
0%
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0%
WHITE
66%
HISPANIC
0%
UNKNOWN
0%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
100%
PART TIME
0%

Demographics of all Graduate Students at the Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2007

Sex
MALE
48%
FEMALE
52%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
84%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
16%

Race / Ethnicity
BLACK / AFRICAN AMERICAN
9%
AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE
0%
ASIAN
8%
WHITE
45%
HISPANIC / LATINO
3%
UNKNOWN
35%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
43%
PART TIME
57%

Program Size

Faculty
Source: NRC, 2006

Total faculty members
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18
Interdisciplinary faculty
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39%

Total Students
Source: GSS, 2007

Total
29
First year
0

Student-Faculty Ratio
Source: NRC, 2006

Graduate students per faculty member
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2.1

Graduate Degrees
Source: IPEDS, 2005-2009

2005–2009 Cell Biology degrees from Johns Hopkins University


Master's degrees/year

11.2

Doctoral degrees/year

15.6

Contact Information

Contact Information, Program
Source: NRC, 2010


Contact Information

Contact Information, Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2009


Phone

(410) 516-8000 ext. 8000


Location

3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall, Baltimore, MD 21218-2688


*Value is missing. The value shown is based on the average for other programs in the same field. Learn more.

✝ Data are for all Cell Biology degree recipients from Johns Hopkins University and may include graduates from more than one program.