Humanities

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

Humanities include Art History, Comparative Literature, English, French, Graduate Division of Religion, Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts, Hispanic Studies, History, Islamic Civilizations Studies, Philosophy, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

PhD Program Data

Fall 2017

Fall 2016

5 Year Average

PhD Admissions

Number of applications 776 834 871
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity) 88 (11%) 95 (11%) 97 (11%)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield) 46 (52%) 53 (56%) 55 (57%)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 365 371 398
Female 58% 56% 57%
Male 42% 44% 43%
International 20% 18% 16%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 80% 82% 84%

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

Black or African American 7% 7% 8%
Asian 7% 7% 6%
Hispanic of any race 8% 8% 7%
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White 59% 62% 63%
Two or more races 5% 3% 2%
Not indicated 14% 14% 14%

PhD Degrees

2016-17

2015-16

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 45 55 70
Median years to PhD 6.3 5.9 6.3
Average adjusted years to PhD 7.2 6.8 6.8
Percent of students who entered between
2005-06 and 2009-10, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2017
79

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