During 1966-2011, at least 1016 Gettysburg College alumni earned research doctorates, ranking Gettysburg 51st among 662 Baccalaureate Colleges.
Total # of alumni
Grand Total: 1966-2011
Note: Since 1966, the National Science Foundation has been providing data collected through the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED), which is an annual census of all new recipients of research doctorates (Ph.D., Ed.D. DMA, etc.) at U. S. doctorate-granting colleges and universities. Recipients of professional degrees (Medical, Veterinary, Dental, Law) are not included. The above Table presents the total number of Gettysburg graduates who earned research doctorates during given periods.
Overall, Gettysburg ranks 51st among 662 Baccalaureate Colleges (both public & private; both liberal arts & sciences and diverse fields--based on the 2010 edition of the Carnegie Classification).