There is no specific length of time associated with earning a
PhD. Across disciplines and campuses, the average amount of time
to earn the degree is between four and five years, although
individual time varies widely.
Fellowships Available for Full-time Ph.D. Students in Education
and in Quantitative Psychology
The UC Davis School of Education and Department of Psychology
have recently received funding from the U.S. Department of
Education Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN)
program. The GAANN program was designed to attract graduate
students from underrepresented groups into a variety of
specialized fields with too few highly skilled workers.
The GGE offers a weekly brown-bag style seminar featuring our
faculty and students. We invite our community to participate in
these seminars. The seminars are held on Mondays from 12:10
pm – 1:00 pm in the School of Education Building, Room 174 unless