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Doctoral Degree Productivity

Also, check out Reed's historical doctoral degree productivity.

Undergraduate Origins of Doctoral Degrees

Percentage ranking of doctorates, by academic field, conferred upon graduates of listed institutions.

Rank All Disciplines Science and Math Social Sciences Humanities and Arts
1 Calif. Inst. of Tech. Calif. Inst. of Tech. Swarthmore St. John's, MD
2 Harvey Mudd Harvey Mudd Reed New England Cons. of Music
3 Swarthmore MIT Univ. of Chicago Reed
4 Reed Carleton Williams Swarthmore
5 Carleton Reed Carleton St. John's, NM
6 MIT Swarthmore Pomona Oberlin
7 New College of Florida Case Western Reserve Univ. Wesleyan Yale
8 Univ. of Chicago New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech. Wellesley Bryn Mawr
9 Grinnell Rice Grinnell Sarah Lawrence
10 Haverford Grinnell Macalester Univ. of Chicago

Percentage Ranking by Specific Fields of Study

Rank Life Sciences Physical Sciences Psychology Other Social Sciences* Humanities
1 Calif. Inst. of Tech. Calif. Inst. of Tech. Reed Macalester New England Conserv. of Music
2 Reed Harvey Mudd Vassar Swarthmore Juilliard
3 Swarthmore Carleton Wellesley Wesleyan St. John's, MD
4 Grinnell Reed Barnard Reed Manhattan School of Music
5 Carleton MIT Williams Harvard Swarthmore
6 MIT New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech. Wesleyan Williams Oberlin
7 Haverford Haverford Haverford Carleton Reed
8 Univ. of California, Merced Swarthmore Union College at Kentucky Pomona Wheaton
9 New College of Florida Colorado School of Mines Carleton Dartmouth St. Johns, NM
10 Harvey Mudd Grinnell Spelman Bryn Mawr Sarah Lawrence

*Does not include psychology, education, or communications and librarianship.

Source: National Science Foundation and Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. The listing shows the top institutions in the nation ranked by estimated percentage of graduates who went on to earn a doctoral degree in selected disciplines between 2009-2018.