Where Social Sciences PhDs Received Their Undergraduate Degrees

Listed here are colleges ranked in order of the highest number of doctoral degrees per hundred BA/BS degrees, signifying the success of the school in sending its graduates on to achieve doctorates in social sciences (including subjects such as Economics, Political Science, Public Policy, Sociology, Anthropology, Linguistics, and other area studies). FYI, this list is from The College Finder, 2017 edition now available!

* Highlighted schools are featured

List produced by the Facts

Bookmark This List View Random List

Source: Sources: Baccalaureate Origins of Earned Doctoral Degrees (2003-2012) compiled by the Office of Institutional Research, Pomona College in July 2015 (https://www.pomona.edu/sites/default/files/bacorigins_2003-2012.pdf). Data available from National Science Foundation through WebCASPAR (https://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/webcaspar/). Two surveys were used to compile these statistics: the NSF Survey of Earned Doctorates (http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/srvydoctorates/) and the IPEDS Completions Survey coordinated by the National Center for Education Statistics (http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/). The data were retrieved by the Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium.

Want more information on how this list was compiled? Find out more here.

Join our community of
over 5 million students!

CollegeXpress has everything you need to simplify your college search, get connected to schools, and find your perfect fit.

Join CollegeXpress