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Table 324.90. Doctor's degrees conferred by the 60 institutions conferring the most doctor's degrees, by rank order: 2005-06 through 2014-15
Institution Rank order 1 Total, 2005-06 to 2014-15 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
United States, all institutions 1,610,482 138,056 144,690 149,378 154,564 158,590 163,827 170,217 175,026 177,587 178,547
Total, 60 institutions conferring most doctorates 613,395 55,286 58,230 59,494 60,533 61,061 62,649 63,458 64,632 64,161 63,891
University of Florida 1 19,904 1,732 1,957 2,107 2,028 2,127 2,127 1,954 1,964 1,994 1,914
Nova Southeastern University 2 17,513 1,521 1,913 1,772 1,732 1,806 1,699 1,800 1,729 1,739 1,802
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 3 16,731 1,536 1,667 1,563 1,594 1,618 1,692 1,680 1,826 1,794 1,761
Ohio State University, Main Campus 4 16,118 1,549 1,501 1,611 1,617 1,596 1,658 1,628 1,661 1,604 1,693
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 5 15,608 1,514 1,496 1,483 1,576 1,534 1,550 1,566 1,647 1,636 1,606
                         
University of Southern California 6 14,808 1,312 1,378 1,523 1,571 1,459 1,474 1,518 1,554 1,481 1,538
Harvard University 7 14,613 1,393 1,476 1,468 1,418 1,401 1,450 1,474 1,464 1,535 1,534
New York University 8 14,307 1,321 1,331 1,413 1,419 1,444 1,413 1,481 1,494 1,507 1,484
University of Wisconsin, Madison 9 14,248 1,261 1,425 1,407 1,430 1,355 1,417 1,514 1,440 1,497 1,502
University of Texas at Austin 10 13,790 1,443 1,358 1,439 1,379 1,382 1,309 1,372 1,351 1,378 1,379
                         
University of California, Los Angeles 11 13,544 1,271 1,307 1,361 1,382 1,358 1,330 1,326 1,393 1,432 1,384
Rutgers University, New Brunswick2  12 13,399 1,182 1,226 1,341 1,382 1,401 1,424 1,430 1,495 1,265 1,253
Columbia University in the City of New York 13 12,983 1,300 1,203 1,218 1,281 1,295 1,291 1,329 1,382 1,397 1,287
University of California, Berkeley 14 12,382 1,110 1,280 1,218 1,216 1,245 1,292 1,264 1,304 1,288 1,165
University of Washington, Seattle Campus 15 12,355 1,124 1,130 1,125 1,176 1,224 1,251 1,273 1,329 1,328 1,395
                         
Texas A&M University, College Station3  16 12,328 987 1,094 1,079 1,107 1,206 1,256 1,324 1,344 1,443 1,488
University of Pennsylvania 17 11,901 1,162 1,136 1,105 1,190 1,212 1,212 1,189 1,207 1,244 1,244
Temple University 18 11,784 1,205 1,194 1,220 1,169 1,144 1,246 1,154 1,191 1,146 1,115
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 19 11,673 1,098 1,113 1,204 1,101 1,155 1,172 1,179 1,203 1,229 1,219
Boston University 20 11,395 1,062 1,210 1,161 1,179 1,097 1,111 1,177 1,175 1,107 1,116
                         
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 21 10,957 998 1,018 1,067 1,081 1,066 1,106 1,210 1,159 1,118 1,134
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Campus 22 10,397 926 996 1,026 1,022 944 1,113 1,059 1,086 1,135 1,090
University of Tennessee, Knoxville4  23 10,109 873 895 912 994 1,024 1,002 1,110 1,104 1,054 1,141
George Washington University 24 10,003 937 949 956 1,011 1,005 974 1,050 1,071 1,091 959
Stanford University 25 9,853 954 969 944 920 978 1,053 1,019 1,052 1,003 961
                         
University at Buffalo 26 9,534 905 970 938 964 919 948 913 992 957 1,028
University of Iowa 27 9,481 887 926 926 937 920 949 948 1,045 1,000 943
Michigan State University 28 9,472 768 855 770 876 921 951 962 993 1,172 1,204
Georgetown University 29 9,383 844 923 926 967 950 936 934 973 955 975
University of California, Davis 30 9,190 812 876 900 894 891 927 1,002 1,009 901 978
                         
Northwestern University 31 9,157 837 878 876 872 891 927 898 1,009 986 983
University of Illinois at Chicago 32 9,117 807 862 873 851 965 914 912 974 969 990
Western Michigan University--Thomas M. Cooley Law School 33 8,972 614 756 845 981 955 1,039 1,080 1,143 871 688
University of Virginia, Main Campus 34 8,940 840 852 925 907 861 933 904 908 919 891
Purdue University, Main Campus 35 8,857 785 837 840 882 845 924 880 926 965 973
                         
University of Georgia 36 8,802 828 858 832 897 854 889 903 901 948 892
Duke University 37 8,408 570 680 682 718 820 887 1,010 1,100 1,140 801
University of Maryland, Baltimore 38 8,393 813 767 775 775 835 875 900 889 875 889
Capella University 39 8,387 499 667 814 700 841 819 810 889 1,189 1,159
University of Arizona 40 8,264 698 814 778 824 824 813 850 854 870 939
                         
University of Kansas 41 8,087 585 789 781 766 819 856 821 870 847 953
University of Miami 42 7,990 673 707 703 758 860 803 911 874 815 886
University of Houston 43 7,861 772 778 809 786 757 831 798 796 755 779
Cornell University5  44 7,696 754 752 752 785 779 782 775 771 781 765
Wayne State University 45 7,695 703 688 758 772 717 856 807 777 807 810
                         
University of Kentucky 46 7,670 634 653 717 719 734 783 888 864 870 808
Washington University in St. Louis 47 7,548 678 727 730 760 737 805 783 806 771 751
Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis 48 7,409 669 719 720 687 751 755 771 755 772 810
Florida State University 49 7,359 601 631 730 680 683 818 850 736 813 817
Indiana University, Bloomington 50 7,226 667 651 695 729 718 693 748 771 761 793
                         
Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus 51 7,201 646 664 643 703 718 736 755 800 761 775
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences 52 7,076 551 644 694 730 815 810 755 732 671 674
Yale University 53 7,031 622 640 671 685 752 686 712 758 743 762
University of the Pacific 54 6,990 684 691 708 681 713 749 732 760 624 648
Case Western Reserve University 55 6,987 681 654 718 750 781 730 658 705 655 655
                         
University of Connecticut 56 6,982 629 609 576 687 746 720 773 720 762 760
University of Chicago 57 6,942 695 653 704 682 682 711 715 710 711 679
Arizona State University, Tempe 58 6,919 569 574 656 766 656 746 828 723 650 751
University of South Carolina, Columbia 59 6,863 642 641 639 703 643 703 674 748 719 751
University of Utah 60 6,803 553 622 667 684 632 723 718 726 711 767
†Not applicable.
1 Institutions are ranked by the total number of doctor's degrees conferred during the 10-year period from July 1, 2005, to June 30, 2015.
2 Includes degrees conferred by the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, which merged with Rutgers University in 2013-14.
3 Includes law degrees conferred by Texas Wesleyan University, which was acquired by Texas A&M in 2013, as well as degrees in all fields from Texas A&M Health Sciences Center.
4 Includes degrees conferred by the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, which in 2014-15 began reporting separately from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
5 Includes degrees conferred by the Endowed and Statutory Colleges.
NOTE: Includes Ph.D., Ed.D., and comparable degrees at the doctoral level, as well as such degrees as M.D., D.D.S., and law degrees that were formerly classified as first-professional degrees. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2006 through Fall 2015, Completions component. (This table was prepared June 2017.)

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