Doctoral - Research Student Data

Doctoral - Research Student Demographics

In fall 2018, 799 doctoral (Ph.D.) research students were enrolled at IUPUI, which is 10% of the total IUPUI graduate and professional student body. The following tables break down Ph.D. student data into different categories.

Gender
 NumbersPercentage
Female41552%
Male38448%
Race & Ethnicity
 NumbersPercentage
African American678.4%
American Indian10.1%
Asian American527%
Hispanic/Latino273%
International29537%
Pacific Islander10.1%
Two or more races152%
White33942%
Unknown30.4%
Residency
 NumbersPercentage
Resident32541%
Non-resident47459%

 Time to DegreeYears
STEM*5.5
Health Sciences**5.6
Humanities, Education, Law and Social Sciences5.9

*Science, Engineering and Medicine
**Dental, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health

Discipline AreaStipend RangeStipend and
Health
Tuition10 or 12 Month
Appointments
Length of
Support
Health Science$5,000 - $32,000ProvidedAmount and credit hour limits varyPrimarily 12 month1 - 6 years
Humanities$14,000 - $22,500ProvidedAmount and credit hour limits varyPrimarily 10 month2 - 5 years
STEM$16,000 - $27,000ProvidedAmount and credit hour limits varyPrimarily 12 month1 - 6 years

Programs support a mix of Fellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, and Graduate Assistantships to varying degrees.

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The following data is taken from the 2017 Survey of Earned Doctorates.

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