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.

Spanish 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 3 5 8
Female 67% 80% 65%
Male 33% 20% 35%
International 33% 20% 24%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 67% 80% 76%

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

Black or African American
Hispanic of any race 50% 50% 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White 50% 25% 31%
Two or more races (includes Hispanic)
Not indicated 25% 15%

PhD Degrees


5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 2 3
Median years to PhD 5.1 5.7
Average adjusted years to PhD 5.1 6.3
Percent of students who entered between
2004-05 and 2008-09, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2016

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Explanatory Notes

Placement Data

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[Note: TT = tenure track]

Placement Data