TABLE 4-3Average Median Time to Degree for the Doctorates 2004 to 2006 in the Behavioral and Social Sciences as Reported for the Research-Doctorate Study

FieldFull- and Part-Time StudentsFull-Time Students
Anthropology7.857.16
Psychology5.825.79
Sociology6.696.15
 Total6.436.13

SOURCE: NRC. 2010. A Data-Based Assessment of Research-Doctorate Programs. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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