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All Departments: PhD Completion Rates

  Total # Matrics # of Ph.D.'s # Still Enrolled # of Withdrawn Estimated % Completion*
           
HUMANITIES 272 178 35 58 75%
Art History 23 13 6 4 76%
Classical Studies 20 8 3 9 51%
English 47 36 4 7 83%
German Studies 11 8 0 3 73%
Literature 28 13 8 6 68%
Music 27 19 1 7 73%
Philosophy 20 14 2 4 78%
Religion 51 40 7 4 89%
Romance Studies 45 27 4 14 67%
           
SOCIAL SCIENCES 464 323 22 117 73%
Business Administration 88 63 0 25 72%
Cultural Anthropology 26 14 5 6 68%
Economics 102 64 0 38 63%
History 50 36 3 10 77%
Political Science 70 48 4 18 73%
Psychology 81 59 7 15 79%
Sociology 39 33 2 4 88%
           
PHYSICAL SCIENCES 397 291 5 98 74%
Chemistry 99 76 0 23 77%
Computer Science 72 44 4 24 65%
Earth and Ocean Sciences(includes Geology) 25 19 0 6 76%
Environment 52 43 0 8 83%
Mathematics 42 33 0 9 79%
Physics 69 45 1 21 66%
Statistical Science 38 31 0 7 82%
           
ENGINEERING 354 257 11 77 75%
Biomedical Engineering 126 105 8 13 88%
Civil and Environmental Engineering 40 29 0 8 73%
Electrical and Computer Engineering 126 83 1 39 66%
Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science 62 40 2 17 67%
           
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 484 362 10 93 76%
Biochemistry 48 34 2 9 74%
Evolutionary Anthropology (Biological Anthropology and Anatomy) 12 5 0 6 42%
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 29 23 1 4 82%
Biology (Including Botany and Zoology) 58 42 1 13 74%
Cell Biology 44 33 2 9 78%
Genetics and Genomics 59 49 1 5 84%
Ecology 26 23 0 2 88%
Immunology 35 28 0 7 80%
Medical Physics 17 11 0 6 65%
Molecular Cancer Biology 29 24 1 4 85%
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology(Includes MIC and Genetics Dept) 39 25 0 9 64%
Neurobiology 38 27 0 11 71%
Nursing 9 6 0 3 67%
Pathology 13 9 0 3 69%
Pharmacology 28 23 2 2 88%

 

*Assumes 3/4 of those still here will obtain Ph.D.
Five-year cohort data for students admitted in 2003-2008
Posted: October 2014