Humanities


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.

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

PhD AdmissionsFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Applications860779822
Admissions offers (Selectivity)70 (8%)85 (11%)87 (11%)
New doctoral students (Yield)43 (61%)44 (52%)49 (56%)
PhD EnrollmentFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Total enrollment318347360
Female59%59%58%
Male41%41%42%
International23%21%19%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident77%79%81%
PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race
Fall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Black or African American9%7%8%
Asian5%6%6%
Hispanic of any race10%8%8%
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White57%60%61%
Two or more races7%6%4%
Not indicated11%12%13%
PhD Degrees and Completion2018-192017-185 Year Average
Number of degrees awarded615557
Median years to PhD6.15.96.3
Average adjusted years to PhD6.76.46.7
Percent of students who entered
between 2007-08 and 2011-12, and
completed the PhD as
of August 31, 2019
78%