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Program Completion and Attrition Data

CGS published "Ph.D. Completion and Attrition: Analysis of Baseline Program Data from the Ph.D. Completion Project" in December 2007. The data CGS used to create the figures in the publication are available in the tables below.

Completion Data (Excel, 89 KB)

Table 1 Cumulative Ten-Year Completion Rates by Program, Broad Field, STEM vs. SSH, and Overall
Table 2 Descriptive Statistics for Completion Rates by Program and Broad Field
Table 3 Cumulative Ten-Year Completion Rates by Institution Type and Broad Field
Table 4 Cumulative Ten-Year Completion Rates by Cohort Size and Broad Field
Table 5 Cumulative Seven-Year Completion Rates for A- and B-Cohorts by Broad Field


Attrition Data (Excel, 78 KB)

Table 1 Cumulative Ten-Year Attrition Rates by Program, Broad Field, STEM vs. SSH, and Overall
Table 2 Cumulative Ten-Year Attrition Rates by Institution Type and Broad Field
Table 3 Cumulative Attrition Rates by Cohort Size and Broad Field
Table 4 Cumulative Four-Year Attrition Rates by Broad Field and Cohort Year
Table 5 Components of Overall Early Attrition for Years One Through Four
Table 6 Cumulative Ten-Year Attrition, Completion and Continuing Rates by Broad Field
Table 7 Overall Four-Year Cumulative Attrition, Completion, and Continuing Rates for A-, B-, and C-Cohorts by Broad Field
Table 8 Attrition, Completion, and Continuing Rates by Cohort Year
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