Graduate Institute for the Liberal Arts

Percentages are rounded to whole numbers and do not always add to 100. “Five Year Average” of admissions and enrollment data reflect data from 2012-13 through fall semester 2016.  “Five Year Average” of degree data reflects data from 2011-12 through 2015-16.

The Institute for Liberal Arts does not currently admit new students. The most recent cohort entered in the fall of 2012.

PhD Program Data

Fall 2016

Fall 2015

5 Year Average

PhD Admissions

Number of applications
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 14 19 29
Female 50% 53% 57%
Male 50% 47% 43%
International 14% 11% 12%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 86% 89% 88%

PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race

Black or African American 8% 18% 11%
Asian 2%
Hispanic of any race 17% 12% 7%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White 58% 53% 67%
Two or more races (includes Hispanic)
Not indicated 17% 18% 11%

PhD Degrees

2015-16

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 3 7
Median years to PhD 7.7 6.3
Average adjusted years to PhD 7.2 6.7
Percent of students who entered between
2004-05 and 2008-09, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2016
67%

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