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All Departments: PhD Placement Statistics

Department

Number of
Students
Completing Ph.D.

Acad.
Tenure
Track

Acad.
Non-Ten.
Track

Post Doc

Private
Profit
Enterprises

Public

Other

Unknown

HUMANITIES 428 235 79 12 13 4 50 35
Art, Art History, and Visual Studies 21 6 5 3 1 0 3 3
Classical Studies 17 9 7 0 0 0 1 0
English 84 54 16 0 1 0 6 7
German Studies 18 6 5 0 0 2 3 2
Literature 49 32 4 4 1 2 2 4
Music 41 10 7 0 3 0 12 9
Philosophy 37 19 6 2 4 0 4 2
Religion 105 68 11 3 3 0 17 3
Romance Studies 56 31 18 0 0 0 2 5
                 
SOCIAL SCIENCES 661 339 109 53 50 48 48 14
Business Administration 108 83 11 1 11 1 1 0
Cultural Anthropology 33 13 9 3 1 0 5 2
Economics 125 62 7 6 22 24 1 3
History 83 33 17 3 5 14 7 4
Nursing 11 5 1 1 1 2 1 0
Political Science 111 70 19 6 2 2 8 4
Public Policy Studies 7 4 0 1 1 0 1 0
Psychology and Neuroscience 120 33 32 30 2 3 20 0
Sociology 63 36 13 2 5 2 4 1
                 
PHYSICAL SCIENCES 615 104 60 133 194 39 43 42
Chemistry 161 12 14 38 65 3 21 8
Computer Science 90 19 2 14 53 1 1 0
Earth and Ocean Sciences 36 7 1 10 10 4 0 4
Environment 96 21 10 20 9 17 3 16
Mathematics 66 19 12 9 14 5 2 5
Medical Physics 16 2 6 2 2 0 4 0
Physics 91 3 10 32 25 8 4 9
Statistical Science 59 21 5 8 16 1 8 0
                 
ENGINEERING 480 36 35 98 205 34 43 29
Biomedical Engineering 201 14 22 57 75 13 20 0
Civil and Environmental Engineering 48 9 4 11 6 5 6 7
Electrical and Computer Engineering 152 6 4 9 98 8 6 21
Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science 79 7 5 21 26 8 11 1
                 
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 862 112 48 359 105 36 171 31
Biochemistry 90 5 6 37 20 10 11 1
Biology 124 39 5 50 2 1 23 4
Cell Biology 62 0 3 46 2 1 9 1
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Ecology 55 15 4 9 1 9 0 17
Evolutionary Anthropology 26 10 8 0 0 0 7 1
Genetics and Genomics 108 7 10 69 6 1 12 3
Immunology 50 4 3 11 18 3 11 0
Marine Sciences & Conservation 6 0 0 1 1 1 3 0
Molecular Cancer Biology 80 8 0 33 7 1 31 0
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology 58 4 3 19 19 6 7 0
Neurobiology 62 11 2 26 9 2 11 1
Pathology 47 4 3 20 4 0 16 0
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology 84 5 1 28 16 1 30 3
                 
Grand Total 3,046 826 331 655 567 161 355 151

 

FOR STUDENTS GRADUATED IN 9/2003-5/2013

TTRACK (higher ed - tenured or tenure-track)                
NONTTRACK (higher ed [non-tenure track], excluding administrative and staff positions)
POSTDOCS (post-docs and fellowships)
PRIVATE (private profit enterprises)
PUBLIC (federal, state, local government)
OTHER (higher ed (administrative and staff positions only), all other non-profits, self employed, etc.)
UNKNOWN (we do not have placement information for these graduates)