The doctor is in: Universities that awarded the most doctoral degrees, 2015

Jan. 10, 2017
These campuses awarded the greatest numbers of doctorates in 2015, according to the National Science Foundation.

In 2015, more than 55,000 doctoral degrees were awarded to students from 428 U.S. higher-education institutions, according to data from the National Science Foundation.

Here are the universities where the greatest numbers of students earned their doctorates.

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