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Climate Science – Average GRE Scores for New Enrollees*

PHD 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23
Analytical (P) - - - - - - - - - -
Verbal (P) - - - - - - c - - -
Quantitative (P) - - - - - - c - - -
Analyt Writing (P) - - - - - - c - - -

*GRE tests taken on or after August 1st, 2011 are scored according the following scale:
    Verbal Reasoning: 130 - 170, 1 point increments
    Quantitative Reasoning: 130 - 170, 1 point increments
    Analytical Writing: 0 - 6, half point increments
  For tests taken prior to August 1st, 2011, scores were converted to the new scale accordingly.
P = Percentile Ranking
c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0


Climate Science – Jr/Sr GPA for New Enrollees

PHD 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23
GPA - - - - - - c - - c

c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0


Climate Science – Demographics for New Enrollees

PHD 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23
Total New Enrl - - - - - - 1 - - 1
Domestic - - - - - - c - - c
  Total URM * - - - - - - c - - c
    Black/Afr. Amer. - - - - - - c - - c
    Am. Ind./AK Native - - - - - - c - - c
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. - - - - - - c - - c
    Hispanic/Latino - - - - - - c - - c
  Asian - - - - - - c - - c
  White - - - - - - c - - c
  Two or More - - - - - - c - - c
  Unknown - - - - - - c - - c
International - - - - - - c - - c

*URM: Underrepresented Minorities
Two or More: Applicant selected more than one race/ethnicity.
Unknown: Applicant chose not to disclose race/ethnicity information.
c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0

PHD 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23
Female - - - - - - c - - c
Male - - - - - - c - - c
Nonbinary or other legal identity - - - - - - c - - c
Total - - - - - - 1 - - 1

c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0


Climate Science – Total Enrollments by Degree

2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23
PHD - - - - - - 4 7 10 10

"-" indicates n=0


Climate Science – Total Enrollments by Demographic

PHD 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23
Total Enrl - - - - - - 4 7 10 10
Domestic - - - - - - c 6 (86%) 9 (90%) 8 (80%)
  Total URM * - - - - - - c - - -
    Black/Afr. Amer. - - - - - - c - - -
    Am. Ind./AK Native - - - - - - c - - -
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. - - - - - - c - - -
    Hispanic/Latino - - - - - - c - - -
  Asian - - - - - - c 1 (14%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%)
  White - - - - - - c 4 (57%) 7 (70%) 6 (60%)
  Two or More - - - - - - c - - -
  Unknown - - - - - - c 1 (14%) 1 (10%) -
International - - - - - - c 1 (14%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%)

*URM: Underrepresented Minorities
Two or More: Applicant selected more than one race/ethnicity.
Unknown: Applicant chose not to disclose race/ethnicity information.
c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0

PHD 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23
Female - - - - - - c 5 (71%) 8 (80%) 8 (80%)
Male - - - - - - c 2 (29%) 2 (20%) 2 (20%)
Nonbinary or other legal identity - - - - - - c - - -
Total - - - - - - 4 7 10 10

c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0


Climate Science – Total Degrees Conferred by Degree

Total 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23
MS - - - - - - - 1 - -

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Climate Science – Median Time to Degree (years)

MS 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23
In Major/Degree * - - - - - - - 2 - -
First Enrollment - - - - - - - 2 - -
Number (n) - - - - - - - n=1 - -

*In Major/Degree: The median time to degree in graduating major and degree at Penn State.
First Enrollment: The median time to degree based on the first enrollment as a graduate student at Penn State.
"-" indicates n=0


Climate Science – Degree Completion, UP Campus

PHD #Started 1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 years Total Completed % Completed
2013/14 Cohort - - - - - - - - - - - -
2014/15 Cohort - - - - - - - - - - -
2015/16 Cohort - - - - - - - - - -
2016/17 Cohort 1 - - - - 1 - 1 100%
2017/18 Cohort 3 - - - 1 - 1 33%
2018/19 Cohort 2 - - - - - -
2019/20 Cohort 4 - - - - -
2020/21 Cohort 1 - - - -
2021/22 Cohort 1 - - -
2022/23 Cohort 1

"-" indicates n=0

Logic for Program Review Metrics

(Last updated 8/5/2023)