Statistics

The Graduate School seeks to distribute information on the graduate programs at Princeton University as encouragement to prospective applicants to learn as much as possible about our degree programs and to inform current students and University faculty and staff on the performance of their programs. Reports on this site include data on admissions, enrollment, degree completion and cohort analysis.

Admission Statistics

Click on the adjacent thumbnail to see data on number of applicants, admitted students and yielded students (that is, admitted students who accepted the offer of admission) at Princeton University's Graduate School. The data are finalized annually on June 15 and include only degree-seeking candidates.

 

Enrollment Statistics

Enrollment Statistics

Click on the adjacent thumbnail to see data on the number of degree-seeking candidates enrolled at Princeton University's Graduate School. The data are finalized annually on October 15.

 

 

Degree Counts and Time to Degree Analysis

Click on the adjacent thumbnail to see data on the number of Ph.D and Master's degrees conferred to graduate students in an academic year and the time required to complete those degree. The data are finalized annually on June 30.

 

 

Ph.D. Completion and Cohort Analysis

Ph.D. Completion and Cohort Analysis

Click on the adjacent thumbnail to see data on number of Ph.D. students that matriculated in a cohort decade of 1969-70 through 2016-17, percentage of students who completed their general exam, median time for students to complete their general exam, percentage of students who completed their Ph.D. and median time for students to complete their Ph.D.

 

Ph.D. Long-term Career Outcomes

Ph.D. Completion and Cohort Analysis

Click on the adjacent thumbnail to see data on career outcomes of Ph.D. degree recipients five years and ten years out.