Student Achievement & Success: Time to Completion

Average Number of Years for Ph.D. Completion (Time to Degree)

For the last five years, as of fall 2022, the average registered time to completion is just over 5 years (5.4 years elapsed; 5.1 years registered). Elapsed time to degree is the time between a student’s entrance date to the student’s exit date. Registered time to degree excludes periods of time in which students took a leave of absence.