Geneseo is a Top Producer of Research Doctorates

Graduates at Commencement

Geneseo graduates (SUNY Geneseo/Matt Burkhartt)

SUNY Geneseo is tied for first place for the number of graduates who went on to earn a research doctorate, according to the National Science Foundation's (NSF) National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics' Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED). The 2022 ranking, the SED's most recent, put Geneseo at the top of 574 master's colleges and universities.

SUNY Geneseo has consistently ranked high in the earned doctorates survey. Between 2013 and 2022, Geneseo was ranked fifth out of 647 masters-granting institutions. Geneseo graduates earned 579 research doctorate degrees in those ten years, including 125 in biological and biomedical studies, and 70 in psychology, followed by chemistry, education research, physics and astronomy, and other areas.

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