Table 5-13
Top 10 doctoral institutions of Ph.D.s: 1920–99, 1920–24, and 1995–99
 
1920–99 1920–24 1995–99
Doctoral institution Ph.D.s   Doctoral institution Ph.D.s   Doctoral institution Ph.D.s
All institutions 1,068,144   All institutions 3,801   All institutions 140,286
U. California-Berkeley 4,018   U. Chicago* 473   U. Texas-Austin 3,842
U. Wisconsin 33,834   Columbia U.-City NY* 450   U. California-Berkeley 3,819
U. Illinois 30,881   Harvard U.* 371   U. Wisconsin 3,740
U. Michigan 28,662   Johns Hopkins U.* 280   U. Illinois 3,543
Harvard U.* 28,117   U. Wisconsin 272   U. Minnesota 3,495
Ohio State U. 26,962   Cornell U.* 258   U. Michigan 3,381
Columbia U.-City NY* 25,715   Yale U.* 228   Ohio State U. 3,317
U. Minnesota 24,988   U. California-Berkeley 184   U. California-Los Angeles 3,083
Stanford U.* 22,461   U. Illinois 176   Stanford U.* 2,885
Cornell U.* 22,377   U. Pennsylvania* 124   Pennsylvania State U. 2,830
 
Top 5 as percent of total 11.5   Top 5 as percent of total 44.0   Top 5 as percent of total 8.8
Top 10 as percent of total 20.5   Top 10 as percent of total 67.1   Top 10 as percent of total 16.1
* Privately controlled.
 
SOURCE: NSF/NIH/USED/NEH/USDA/NASA, Survey of Earned Doctorates and Doctorate Records File.
 
U.S. Doctorates in the 20th Century