Chances of Becoming a Philosopher
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Dropout Rates
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NYU Cohort (up until 2007). Source: http://philosophy.fas.nyu.edu/object/philo.cohortreport
CompletedDropped out
Michigan Cohort (up until 2007). Source: https://www.lsa.umich.edu/philosophy/graduate/prospectivestudents/programstatistics
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UNC Chapel Hill Cohort (up until 2007). Source: http://philosophy.unc.edu/graduate/program-statistics/
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Syracuse Cohort up until 2007). Source: http://philosophy.syr.edu/graduate/Retention.html
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Total:3411Total:367Total:3614Total:269
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% dropout0.2444444444% dropout0.1627906977% dropout0.28% dropout0.2571428571
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Average attrition these 4 departments:
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School
Jennings Placement Rate
Source: http://www.newappsblog.com/2014/07/job-placement-2011-2014-comparing-placement-rank-to-pgr-rank.html
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Princeton0.9
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Rutgers0.8
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Berkeley0.9
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UCLA0.9
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Yale0.8
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Harvard0.8
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Columbia0.8
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NYU0.6
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Stanford0.7
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MIT0.7
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Pittsburgh0.6
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Average from top departments
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Probability of getting a tenure-track job, top departments
0.5902906138
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