PROGRAM PROFILE

Program Rankings — Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (Robert Wood Johnson Medical School), University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey


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 78 Microbiology programs


Range of Rankings
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12-40

Regression Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Quality ranking (regression-based) out of 78 Microbiology programs


Range of Rankings
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3-13

GRE Scores
Source: NRC, 2003-2005

Average Quantitative GRE
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676

Financial Support and Tuition

Graduate Tuition and Fees
Source: IPEDS, 2009

Out-of-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$14,471
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$530
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$804

In-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$14,471
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$530
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$547

Application Fee

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GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION FEE
$95

Living Expenses
Source: IPEDS, 2009

On Campus

ON-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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NA
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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NA

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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29%
FELLOWSHIP
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6%
TRAINEESHIP
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12%

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
85%
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
3%

Non-Federal Support

INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT
0%
FOREIGN SOURCES
0%
OTHER US SOURCES
12%
SELF SUPPORT
0%

Tuition Remission
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Tuition paid by 2000–2004 Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (Robert Wood Johnson Medical School) doctorate recipients from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey


Median tuition remission

83%

Amount of Tuition Remission Granted

NO TUITION REMISSION
0%
LESS THAN 1/3 OF TUITION
0%
1/3 TO 2/3 OF TUITION
0%
MORE THAN 2/3 OF TUITION
100%

Graduate School Debt
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Debt for 2000–2004 Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (Robert Wood Johnson Medical School) doctorate recipients from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey


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)

5.7

Completion Rates

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Fraction of students completing a doctorate in 6 years

22%

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
79%
Negotiating with specific organizations
4%*
Still seeking
17%*
Other
0%*

Type of Job

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Postdoc
88%*
Educational institution (nonpostdoctoral position)
0%*
Private sector
0%*
Government
0%*

Job Location

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

In the United States
97%*
Outside the United States
3%*

Student Resources

Student Resources
Source: NRC, 2006

Overall Resources

NUMBER OF RESOURCES OFFERED (OUT OF 18)
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16

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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NO
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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NO
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 78 Microbiology programs


Range of Rankings
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12-47

Research Activity
Source: NRC, 2006

Publications

PUBLICATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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1.5
CITATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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3.8

Grants

PERCENTAGE OF FACULTY WITH GRANTS
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88%

Awards

AWARDS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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1.5

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 78 Microbiology programs


Range of Rankings
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11-31

Faculty Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Percent Female
FEMALE
26%

Percent Minority
MINORITY
1%

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

Sex
MALE
35%
FEMALE
65%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
100%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
0%

Race / Ethnicity
AFRICAN AMERICAN
6%
NATIVE AMERICAN
0%
ASIAN
35%
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0%
WHITE
35%
HISPANIC
24%
UNKNOWN
0%

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

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

Sex
MALE
31%
FEMALE
69%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
86%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
14%

Race / Ethnicity
BLACK / AFRICAN AMERICAN
13%
AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE
0%
ASIAN
15%
WHITE
44%
HISPANIC / LATINO
7%
UNKNOWN
21%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
52%
PART TIME
48%

Program Size

Faculty
Source: NRC, 2006

Total faculty members
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110
Interdisciplinary faculty
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0%

Total Students
Source: GSS, 2007

Total
34
First year
5

Student-Faculty Ratio
Source: NRC, 2006

Graduate students per faculty member
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0.9

Graduate Degrees
Source: IPEDS, 2005-2009

2005–2009 Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (Robert Wood Johnson Medical School) degrees from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey


Master's degrees/year

8.8

Doctoral degrees/year

17.8

Contact Information

Contact Information, Program
Source: NRC, 2010


Contact Information

Contact Information, Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2009


Phone

(973) 972-4300 ext. 4300


Location

65 Bergen Street, Room 1441, Newark, NJ 07101-1709


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

✝ Data are for all Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (Robert Wood Johnson Medical School) degree recipients from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and may include graduates from more than one program.