Top Ten Facts That Prospective Graduate Applicants Should Know About Kent State... Number Two
While our students like to do physics research and enjoy their graduate school experience, we still assume that all of them are focused on the ultimate goal of completing their degree without undue delay. Therefore, we do our best to help them to finish and then move on to the next step in their career.
National statistics show that our PhD graduates complete their degrees sooner than the median time for a PhD Physics degree in the US. The most comprehensive statistics come from a comparison period in the 1980s and 1990s, when our PhD students finished 9 months sooner than the national average time for physics.