All PhD Students


These figures represent PhD students enrolled in 40 doctoral degree programs.

Percentages are rounded to whole numbers and do not always add to 100.

PhD AdmissionsFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Applications4,9794,4554,700
Admissions offers (Selectivity)588 (12%)609 (14%)641 (14%)
New doctoral students (Yield)292 (50%)310 (51%)308 (48%)
PhD EnrollmentFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Total enrollment1,6671,6801,659
Female56%54%55%
Male44%46%45%
International27%26%25%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident73%74%75%
PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race
Fall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Black or African American10%9%9%
Asian10%9%9%
Hispanic of any race10%8%8%
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White58%60%61%
Two or more races5%5%4%
Not indicated7%9%10%
PhD Degrees and Completion2018-192017-185 Year Average
Number of degrees awarded257272257
Median years to PhD5.75.75.7
Average adjusted years to PhD5.85.65.8
Percent of students who entered
between 2007-08 and 2011-12, and
completed the PhD as
of August 31, 2019
79%