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School of Labor & Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Student Profile

The PhD program typically has 12-15 students enrolled in the doctoral program.

LER PhD students come from various countries and a wide variety of undergraduate institutions.¬†Undergraduate degrees of our students include psychology, sociology, business administration, accounting, economics, communications and political science. Seventy-seven percent of the students entering the PhD program have a master’s degree and several have had prior work experience. We value and encourage a diverse population.

PhD Students 2014 2015 2016
Total 10 11 13
Female 6 5 4
Male 4 6 9
International 7 7 8
African American 0 0 0
American Indian 0 0 0
Hispanic 0 0 0