UW-Madison Philosophy Grad Program Statistics

Prospective students may be interested in statistics on our grad program. The following data is updated each year.

UW-Madison Philosophy Program Profile (compiled by the Graduate School)

UW-Madison Philosophy Program Attrition Rates (compiled by the Department)

Entering Class Year Class Size,
Gender Demographics
Current Status
2016 6 (3 women, 3 men) All remain in the program.
2015 5 (3 women, 2 men) All remain in the program.
2014 7 (4 women, 3 men) All remain in the program.
2013 5 (3 women, 2 men) 1 woman left the program.
2012 6 (2 women, 4 men) 2 men left with MA degree.
2011 14 (3 women, 11 men) 2 men left with MA degree. 2 men, 1 woman completed the PhD degree. 7 men, 2 women remain
2010 4 (1 woman, 3 men) 1 woman left with MA degree. 3 men remain in the program.
2009 6 (1 woman, 5 men) 1 woman and 1 man completed the PhD degree.
2 men left with MA degree.
2 men remain in the program.
2008 5 (1 woman, 4 men) 1 woman and 3 men left with MA degree.
1 man remain in the program.
2007 8 (2 women, 6 men)

2 woman and 4 men completed the PhD degree.
1 man left with MA degree.
1 man remains in the program.

2006 7 (1 woman, 6 men) 1 man left with MA degree.
1 woman and 5 men completed the PhD degree.
2005 10 (2 women, 8 men) 2 men left with MA degree, 1 man without.
5men and 2 women have completed the PhD degree.
2004 10 (5 women, 5 men) 1 man left before MA degree.
5 women and 4 men completed the PhD degree.
2003 8 (3 women, 5 men) 1 woman and 2 men left with MA degree,
2 woman and 3 men completed the PhD degree.
2002 5 (2 women, 3 men) 1 woman left with MA degree, 1 woman left before MA degree.
3 men completed the PhD degree.