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Molecular & Cellular Biology: Undergraduate Programs

Graduating Class - May 2008

 

 
Last Administered: Spring 2009
Target Population: graduating seniors
Data source: departmental data and Integrated Information Warehouse
 
Findings
Number of Graduating Seniors = 106
Average University of Arizona cumulative GPA at graduation: 3.434
 
Gender: 65 female, 41 male
 
Ethnicity:
  • 2 Black
  • 14 Hispanic
  • 3 Native American
  • 29 Asian
  • 53 White
  • 5 no answer
 
Time to graduate:
MCB majors (non-transfer): 4.375 years
MCB majors (transfer): 3.0625 years
 
Transfer students: 15% of this graduating class transferred to UA
 
Native students: 25% of this graduating class started as freshmen in the MCB major (average time to graduate for this group is 8.34 semesters)
 
Breakdown of students’ origination (what majors they were originally before switching to or adding the MCB major), n=64:
 
  • 18 no major selected (28%)
  • 13 biochemistry (20%)
  • 12 pre-pharmacy (19%)
  • 6 general biology (9%)
  • 3 chemistry (5%)
  • 3 pre-physiology (5%)
  • 9 other (14%)
 
Honors:
29% graduated with honors through UA’s Honors College
53% graduated with academic distinction (Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, or Cum Laude)

 

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