Table 5-1
Top 10 baccalaureate institutions of Ph.D.s: 1920–99, 1920–24, and 1995–99
 
1920–99   1920–24   1995–99
Baccalaureate institution Ph.D.s   Baccalaureate institution Ph.D.s   Baccalaureate institution Ph.D.s
All U.S. institutions 1,068,144   All U.S. institutions 3,801   All U.S. institutions 140,286
U. California-Berkeley 18,055   U. Chicago* 128   U. California-Berkeley 2,330
U. Illinois 13,704   U. Wisconsin 123   U. Michigan 1,562
U. Michigan 13,440   Cornell U.* 112   Cornell U.* 1,545
U. Wisconsin 12,627   Harvard U.* 107   U. Illinois 1,524
Cornell U.* 11,598   U. Michigan 92   U. Wisconsin 1,390
Harvard U.* 10,772   U. Illinois 91   U. Texas-Austin 1,328
U. California-Los Angeles 10,682   U. California-Berkeley 87   Pennsylvania State U. 1,274
U. Minnesota 10,449   Columbia U.* 77   Harvard U.* 1,209
Massachusetts Institute of Technology* 9,739   Yale U.* 74   U. California-Los Angeles 1,171
Pennsylvania State U. 9,669   Indiana U. 65   U. Minnesota 1,105
 
Top 5 as percent of total 6.5   Top 5 as percent of total 14.8   Top 5 as percent of total 6.0
Top 10 as percent of total 11.3   Top 10 as percent of total 25.2   Top 10 as percent of total 10.3
* Privately controlled.
 
SOURCE: NSF/NIH/USED/NEH/USDA/NASA, Survey of Earned Doctorates and Doctorate Records File.
 
U.S. Doctorates in the 20th Century