Exploring the Baccalaureate Origin of Domestic Ph.D. Students in Computing Fields

Increasing the number of US students entering graduate school and receiving a Ph.D. in computer science is a goal as well as a challenge for many US Ph.D. granting institutions. Although the total computer science Ph.D. production in the U.S. has doubled between 2000 and 2010, the fraction of domestic students receiving a Ph.D. from U.S. graduate programs has been below 50% since 2003. In this article, the Pipeline Project of the CRA-Education Committee (PiPE) provides an examination of the baccalaureate origins of domestic students who have matriculated to Ph.D. programs in computer science. Click here to read the full report.

 Published in 2013.