Graduate Institute for the Liberal Arts

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

The Institute for Liberal Arts does not currently admit new students. The most recent cohort entered in the fall of 2012.

PhD Program Data

Fall 2017

Fall 2016

5 Year Average

PhD Admissions

Number of applications
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 8 14 20
Female 63% 50% 50%
Male 38% 50% 50%
International 14% 9%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 100% 86% 91%

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

Black or African American 8% 12%
Asian 1%
Hispanic of any race 13% 17% 10%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White 75% 58% 63%
Two or more races
Not indicated 13% 17% 13%

PhD Degrees

2016-17

2015-16

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 5 3 7
Median years to PhD 6.9 7.7 6.1
Average adjusted years to PhD 6.9 7.2 6.7
Percent of students who entered between
2005-06 and 2009-10, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2017
74

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