Sociology: Time to Degree and Completion Rates

The UCSF Graduate Division calculates the median time to degree and completion rate for each entering cohort. Data are presented in five-year cohorts to ensure a significant number of students are included in the calculation.

Period student entered program 2002-2006 2003-2007 2004-2008 2005-2009 2006-2010
Five-year total of new PhD students 35 33 30 27 27
Number who completed PhD 22 25 21 * *
% Completed PhD 62.86% 75.76% 70% * *
Elapsed median TTD (years) 6 6 6 6.25 6.5
Number who completed PhD or MS 26 27 23 * *
% Completed PhD or MS 74.29% 81.82% 76.67% * *

 

*Calculations for number and % completed are made 10 years after the year of entry to ensure that all students have completed the program.

Go back to Sociology program.