UW-Madison produced more Ph.D. degrees than any other university in 2017

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

UW-Madison leads the country in awarding doctoral degrees, Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced.

The National Science Foundation ranks universities based on the number of Ph.D.’s granted. UW-Madison came in first in 2017 with 844 Ph.D.’s, up from second place in 2016.

The University of California-Berkeley came in second with 799 doctoral degrees, followed by the University of Texas, the University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana and the University of Michigan, according to Blank.

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