The figure shows the distribution of the percentage of URM doctoral students across the 981 programs in the biomedical sciences.  There are about 240 programs where the percentage of URM students is 3 or less.

FIGURE 5-3Histogram Describing the Percentage of URM Ph.D. Students for 981 Bioscience Programs2

From: 5, Representation of Underrepresented Minorities

Cover of Research-Doctorate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences
Research-Doctorate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences: Selected Findings from the NRC Assessment.
National Research Council (US) An Assessment of Research-Doctorate Programs: Panel on the Biomedical Sciences; Lorden JF, Kuh CV, Voytuk JA, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.
Copyright © 2011, National Academy of Sciences.

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