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.