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Table 323. Doctor's degrees conferred by the 60 institutions conferring the most doctor's degrees: 1997–98 through 2006–07
Institution Rank order1  Total, 1997–98 to 2006–07 1997–98 1998–99 1999–
2000
2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
United States, all institutions †  487,693 46,010 44,077 44,808 44,904 44,160 46,042 48,378 52,631 56,067 60,616
Total, 60 institutions conferring most doctorates †  250,849 25,315 23,709 23,907 23,635 22,811 23,519 24,694 25,979 27,849 29,431
University of California, Berkeley 1 7,812 756 720 756 759 805 772 775 803 763 903
University of Texas at Austin 2 7,291 836 754 659 733 639 674 702 719 796 779
University of Wisconsin, Madison 3 6,859 757 687 729 663 650 656 628 666 648 775
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 4 6,700 690 650 629 568 610 616 660 725 763 789
Nova Southeastern University 5 6,637 540 537 587 519 555 749 705 777 757 911
                         
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 6 6,583 729 658 604 632 560 560 592 678 751 819
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 7 6,432 706 646 597 667 602 617 574 636 689 698
University of California, Los Angeles 8 6,368 607 589 606 612 593 596 666 657 708 734
Stanford University 9 6,194 606 574 589 573 548 611 625 671 677 720
Ohio State University, Main Campus 10 6,123 636 561 620 633 617 575 560 590 664 667
                         
University of Florida 11 6,097 456 445 516 574 607 591 694 702 718 794
Harvard University 12 6,073 803 615 602 520 543 548 572 560 627 683
University of Southern California 13 5,680 515 536 481 522 496 559 573 657 650 691
Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus 14 5,594 571 560 513 526 519 503 539 571 646 646
University of Washington, Seattle Campus 15 5,190 479 520 486 486 452 493 503 528 612 631
                         
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 16 5,165 520 486 475 492 501 440 467 581 602 601
Texas A & M University 17 5,147 525 501 490 509 504 442 515 528 535 598
University of Maryland, College Park 18 4,967 474 501 461 430 430 418 482 516 602 653
Purdue University, Main Campus 19 4,945 496 496 468 464 409 463 446 524 566 613
Columbia University in the City of New York 20 4,939 469 414 461 465 452 433 495 603 579 568
                         
Cornell University2  21 4,441 474 485 441 423 382 411 412 452 476 485
Michigan State University 22 4,394 451 404 444 414 428 442 430 425 463 493
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 23 4,281 382 374 425 398 390 412 439 459 490 512
University of Pennsylvania 24 4,238 436 380 427 376 380 384 413 463 496 483
University of Arizona 25 3,973 411 411 405 359 370 378 398 386 395 460
                         
New York University 26 3,951 446 300 402 368 415 411 407 423 415 364
University of Georgia 27 3,834 369 365 352 351 393 414 404 424 374 388
Indiana University, Bloomington 28 3,798 361 363 409 420 347 367 375 397 389 370
Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway 29 3,774 402 375 371 392 363 358 382 332 393 406
Johns Hopkins University 30 3,752 360 366 351 384 373 364 362 387 408 397
                         
University of California, Davis 31 3,711 337 310 357 337 346 373 375 389 413 474
Northwestern University 32 3,694 377 309 321 350 349 370 367 366 423 462
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Campus 33 3,676 380 360 316 360 336 348 382 372 412 410
University of Chicago 34 3,592 368 384 391 371 333 332 331 327 398 357
North Carolina State University at Raleigh 35 3,385 322 358 316 306 300 322 338 343 369 411
                         
Boston University 36 3,306 307 287 274 304 246 270 267 320 491 540
Yale University 37 3,300 365 322 334 313 310 317 332 329 318 360
University of Virginia, Main Campus 38 3,295 302 302 343 316 321 337 358 341 327 348
University of Iowa 39 3,238 327 310 317 334 320 249 300 341 364 376
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 40 3,214 349 349 309 268 326 272 290 329 366 356
                         
Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus 41 3,170 287 273 286 277 313 300 355 314 389 376
University of California, San Diego 42 3,124 310 303 294 285 278 279 327 303 358 387
State University of New York at Buffalo 43 3,089 295 271 303 294 231 269 299 380 353 394
Georgia Institute of Technology, Main Campus 44 2,983 263 228 230 255 257 225 311 355 400 459
University of Colorado at Boulder 45 2,922 309 307 266 292 258 303 286 272 310 319
                         
City University of New York, Graduate School and University Center 46 2,912 333 277 280 250 271 272 298 298 330 303
Florida State University 47 2,853 305 273 263 252 248 290 271 276 325 350
Temple University 48 2,852 285 248 263 238 226 161 334 322 383 392
University of Tennessee 49 2,797 254 255 286 239 276 262 280 281 317 347
Princeton University 50 2,719 263 250 279 268 230 260 276 273 288 332
                         
University of Massachusetts, Amherst 51 2,693 299 270 276 261 287 213 274 267 253 293
University of Missouri, Columbia 52 2,662 277 230 256 278 252 274 251 274 277 293
University of California, Santa Barbara 53 2,622 264 229 232 258 199 251 253 287 339 310
Stony Brook University 54 2,618 265 227 244 231 20 298 285 317 367 364
University of Connecticut 55 2,611 253 227 275 234 221 237 257 261 307 339
                         
Duke University 56 2,559 238 249 230 259 246 253 259 277 271 277
Iowa State University 57 2,556 300 257 238 243 239 228 228 246 281 296
University of Kansas 58 2,518 278 267 246 231 204 232 239 223 271 327
University of Nebraska, Lincoln 59 2,475 282 251 251 235 213 254 236 234 245 274
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 60 2,471 258 253 275 264 222 211 240 222 252 274
† Not applicable.
1 Institutions are ranked by the total number of doctor's degrees conferred during the 10-year period ending June 30, 2007.
2 Includes degrees conferred by the Endowed and Statutory Colleges.
NOTE: Includes Ph.D., Ed.D., and comparable degrees at the doctoral level. Excludes first-professional, such as M.D., D.D.S., and law degrees.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 1997–98 through 2006–07 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, "Completions Survey" (IPEDS-C:98–99), and Fall 2000 through Fall 2007. (This table was prepared July 2008.)

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