Tinbergen Institute has a thorough selection procedure, and relatively few students drop out of the program. Drop-out rates are around 11-14%. The students who drop out, usually stop within the first six months of the program.
Time until graduation
The average duration until the date of the thesis defense, the final examination of the program is just over 24 months. Many students have a small delay and defend their thesis in September/October. Thus far, some 10 students needed the maximum amount of 30 months to finish the program.