Baccalaureate Origins of Doctorate Degrees
Outranking many prominent schools, Kalamazoo College ranks 13th among the nation's four-year liberal arts colleges for the percentage of graduates who go on to earn doctorate degrees. Kalamazoo College is the only Michigan college or university among the top 25 institutions nationally.
These findings come from the latest report issued by Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Consortium. Kalamazoo's 14th place ranking is based on the proportion of students going on to earn doctorate degrees from 1997 to 2006. Among colleges and universities, Kalamazoo ranks 21st in PhD production.
Kalamazoo College is ranked among the top 50 for all institutions in thirteen specific fields:
|English & Literature||16th|
|Mathematics & Computer Science||26th|
From the 2010 Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Study based on data from the National Science Foundation’s Survey of Earned Doctorates.
Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities,
All Disciplines, 1997-2006
|California Institute of Technology||1|
|Harvey Mudd College||2|
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology||5|
|Bryn Mawr College||8|
|University of Chicago||9|
|St. John's College (MD)||16|
|Simons Rock College of Bard||28|
|Johns Hopkins University||30|
|New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology||33|
|Trinity University (TX)||35|
|Case Western Reserve University||40|
|Mount Holyoke College||42|
|St. John's College (NM)||43|
|College of William and Mary||44|