Division Graduates & Statistics
Since the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences' inception in 1973, most graduates have gone on to practice science or pursue related endeavors with the training they received at Washington University. As students near the completion of their degrees, the Career Center assists them in building employment skills and exploring career options. Many graduates currently hold academic positions as assistant professors, associate professors or full professors. Others occupy senior positions in industry; some continue their studies as postdoctoral fellows, while others pursue an eclectic and imaginative assortment of endeavors ranging from museum curator to editor of a university press. You can visit our alumni pages where many of our graduates have posted descriptions of their current careers.
Our goals are to produce outstanding scientists with quality yet efficient training. The average Time-to-Degree for Division students is 5.8 years (6.9 nationally).
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Today’s DBBS students are preparing to make their own significant contributions to science, medicine and society.
*Statistics and time period reflect that most graduates complete a five-year postdoctoral fellowship before obtaining jobs.