Median Time for Cohort (in years)

Males:

Listed below is the average completion time between 1990 and 2006 for males seeking a Ph.D. in Political Science.

  • 1990 - 8 yrs. to complete
  • 1991 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1992 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1993 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 1994 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1995 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1996 - 6.5 yrs. to complete
  • 1997 - 5 yrs. to complete
  • 1998 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1999 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 2000 - 8 yrs. to complete
  • 2001 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 2002 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 2003 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 2004 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 2005 - 5 yrs. to complete
  • 2006 - 5 yrs. to complete

Females:

Listed below is the average completion time between 1990 and 2006 for females seeking a Ph.D. in Political Science.

  • 1990 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1991 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1992 - 6.5 yrs. to complete
  • 1993 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1994 - 6.5 yrs. to complete
  • 1995 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 1996 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1997 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1998 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1999 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 2000 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 2001 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 2002 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 2003 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 2004 - 5.5 yrs. to complete
  • 2005 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 2006 - 5 yrs. to complete

American Politics Ph.D.:

Listed below is the average completion time between 1990 and 2006 for students seeking a Ph.D. in Political Science focusing on American Politics.

  • 1990 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1991 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1992 - 5 yrs. to complete
  • 1993 - 5 yrs. to complete
  • 1994 - 5 yrs. to complete
  • 1995 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 1996 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1997 - 5 yrs. to complete
  • 1998 - 5 yrs. to complete
  • 1999 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 2000 - 6.5 yrs. to complete
  • 2001 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 2002 - 6.5 yrs. to complete
  • 2003 - 6.5 yrs. to complete
  • 2004 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 2005 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 2006 - 5 yrs. to complete

Comparative Politics Ph.D.:

Listed below is the average completion time between 1990 and 2006 for students seeking a Ph.D. in Political Science focusing on Comparative Politics.

  • 1990 - 8 yrs. to complete
  • 1991 - 11 yrs. to complete
  • 1992 - 8 yrs. to complete
  • 1993 - 8 yrs. to complete
  • 1994 - 8 yrs. to complete
  • 1995 - 8 yrs. to complete
  • 1996 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 1997 - No Data
  • 1998 - 8.5 yrs. to complete
  • 1999 - 9 yrs. to complete
  • 2000 - 8 yrs. to complete
  • 2001 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 2002 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 2003 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 2004 - 6.5 yrs. to complete
  • 2005 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 2006 - No Data

International Relations Ph.D.:

Listed below is the average completion time between 1990 and 2006 for students seeking a Ph.D. in Political Science focusing on International Relations.

  • 1990 - 8 yrs. to complete
  • 1991 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1992 - 7.5 yrs. to complete
  • 1993 - 7.5 yrs. to complete
  • 1994 - 8 yrs. to complete
  • 1995 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1996 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 1997 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 1998 - 6.5 yrs. to complete
  • 1999 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 2000 - 8 yrs. to complete
  • 2001 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 2002 - 6.5 yrs. to complete
  • 2003 - 7 yrs. to complete
  • 2004 - 6 yrs. to complete
  • 2005 - 5 yrs. to complete
  • 2006 - 5 yrs. to complete

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