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PhD Program Data

Fall 2018

Fall 2017

5 Year Average

PhD Admissions

Number of applications 137 143 161
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity) 10 (7%) 9 (6%) 12 (7%)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield) 7 (70%) 5 (56%) 7 (59%)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 45 52 52
Female 62% 62% 60%
Male 38% 38% 40%
International 13% 10% 10%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 87% 90% 90%

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

Black or African American 15% 15% 16%
Asian 3% 4% 6%
Hispanic of any race 3% 2% 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White 67% 64% 63%
Two or more races 3% 2% 3%
Not indicated 10% 13% 12%

PhD Degrees

2017-18

2016-17

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 13 7 8
Median years to PhD 5.7 5.7 5.7
Average adjusted years to PhD 5.9 6.5 6.3
Percent of students who entered between
2005-06 and 2009-10, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2018
85%

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Placement Data

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[Note: TT = tenure track]

Placement Data