PROGRAM PROFILE

Program Rankings — Human and Molecular Genetics, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

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 68 Genetics and Genomics programs


Range of Rankings
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5-26

Regression Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Quality ranking (regression-based) out of 68 Genetics and Genomics programs


Range of Rankings
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15-34

GRE Scores
Source: NRC, 2003-2005

Average Quantitative GRE
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716

Financial Support and Tuition

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
94%

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)

5.8

Completion Rates

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Fraction of students completing a doctorate in 6 years

56%

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

Student Resources

Student Resources
Source: NRC, 2006

Overall Resources

NUMBER OF RESOURCES OFFERED (OUT OF 18)
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18

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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YES
WRITING
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YES
STATISTICS
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YES
RESEARCH ETHICS
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YES

Administrative Support

ORIENTATION
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YES
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION
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YES
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 68 Genetics and Genomics programs


Range of Rankings
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4-31

Research Activity
Source: NRC, 2006

Publications

PUBLICATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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3.3
CITATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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4.0

Grants

PERCENTAGE OF FACULTY WITH GRANTS
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92%

Awards

AWARDS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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0.2

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 68 Genetics and Genomics programs


Range of Rankings
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6-38

Faculty Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Percent Female
FEMALE
36%

Percent Minority
MINORITY
6%

Doctorate Recipient Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Sex
MALE
33%
FEMALE
67%

Race / Ethnicity
MINORITY
7%

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

Sex
MALE
NA
FEMALE
NA

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
NA
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
NA

Race / Ethnicity
BLACK / AFRICAN AMERICAN
NA
AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE
NA
ASIAN
NA
WHITE
NA
HISPANIC / LATINO
NA
UNKNOWN
NA

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
NA
PART TIME
NA

Program Size

Faculty
Source: NRC, 2006

Total faculty members
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45
Interdisciplinary faculty
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20%

Total Students
Source: NRC, 2006

Total
15
First year
87.2

Student-Faculty Ratio
Source: NRC, 2006

Graduate students per faculty member
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0.3

Contact Information

Contact Information, Program
Source: NRC, 2010


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

✝ Data are for all Human and Molecular Genetics degree recipients from The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and may include graduates from more than one program.