Ph.D. Degree Outcomes - Education



The completion data shown are for a 7-year period from when students started.

Academic Year New Ph.D. students Ph.D. graduates within 7 years Still registered Master's graduates Students who left ISU
2005 9 6 0 0 3
2006 20 14 0 0 6
2007 13 8 0 0 5

Ph.D. Graduation Rate: 66.7%

* The completion data shown are for a 7-year period from the academic year when students started.


For Ph.D. students who graduated between Academic Year 2010 and Academic Year 2015.

Median Time to Degree: 4.50 years *

Number of Ph.D. Graduates: 175

* Median elapsed time from the student’s first enrollment in the graduate program as a doctoral student at Iowa State University to the end of the term when the doctorate was earned.