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Undergraduate institutions of doctoral recipients

This post is popular every year, and I've just updated it with the most recent NSF data (you can find the link to create your own tables on the visualization if you want.) It shows the undergraduate college of people who received doctorates in 2016, 2018, 2020, and 2022.  As you can see from the top-level view, UC Berkeley produces more graduates who go onto a doctorate than any other institution in the US.  But maybe that's not what you need: You might be working with one of those special high school students who already knows they want to get a doctorate, or you might want to show which college from a group of peers sends the most people to a Ph.D. or Ed.D.  Or you might want bragging rights against your alma mater's bitter academic rival. This visualization, of course is interactive. So use the controls at top to find colleges by region, by religious affiliation, or by broad Carnegie type.  And filter further to find, for instance, the liberal arts college in the Great L