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Doctor’s Degree in Educational Assessment

218 Yearly Graduations
$85,800 Median Salary
$41,129 Median Debt
There are 48 schools in the United States where you can get your doctor's degree in assessment. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 26% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 13.3% of assessment graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Assessment Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 218 students earned their doctor's degree in assessment. This earns it the #87 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in assessment at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 562
Master’s Degree 517
Graduate Certificate 233
Doctor’s Degree 218
Undergraduate Certificate 1
Basic Certificate 1

Earnings of Assessment Majors With Doctor’s Degree

The median salary for graduates holding a doctor's degree in assessment is $85,800. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $85,800 to a high of $85,800.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a doctor's degree in assessment is $41,129. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $50,944 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $31,314.

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The median monthly payment of a assessment graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $480.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in assessment. About 67.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 72
Women 146
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degree in Assessment

The racial-ethnic distribution of assessment doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8
Black or African American 27
Hispanic or Latino 15
White 124
International Students 29
Other Races/Ethnicities 15
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Assessment Doctor's Degree Students

There are 48 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in assessment. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

33 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for assessment students seekinga doctor's degree is A T Still University of Health Sciences. Roughly 3,700 attend the school each year. The assessment program at A T Still University of Health Sciences awarded 33 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. About 82% of this group were women, and 27% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, North Carolina
22 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is North Carolina State University. Each year, around 34,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,535 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,095 per year.

The assessment program at North Carolina State University awarded 22 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 27% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 73% were women.

#3

University of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky
18 Yearly Graduations
72% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Kentucky is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in assessment. Roughly 29,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,011 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,055 per year.

The assessment program at University of Kentucky awarded 18 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 72% were women and 11% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, North Carolina
10 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of North Carolina at Greensboro comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in assessment. Roughly 19,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,422 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,219 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their doctor's degree in assessment from UNC Greensboro. About 50% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado
9 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Roughly 12,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,284 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,912 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their doctor's degree in assessment from UCCS. Of these students, 67% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Augusta University

Augusta, Georgia
9 Yearly Graduations
56% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Augusta University. Roughly 8,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,892 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,504 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 doctor's degree were handed out to assessment majors at Augusta University. Of these students, 56% were women and 67% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

9 Yearly Graduations
56% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

North Dakota State University - Main Campus is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in assessment. Each year, around 14,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,275 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,743 per year.

The assessment program at North Dakota State University - Main Campus awarded 9 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. About 56% of this group were women, and 22% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas
8 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Texas Tech University. Roughly 36,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,744 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,958 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their doctor's degree in assessment from Texas Tech. About 62% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

8 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Washington - Seattle Campus comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in assessment. Roughly 46,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,370 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,198 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their doctor's degree in assessment from UW Seattle. Of these students, 88% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

University of Denver

Denver, Colorado
8 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Denver. Each year, around 11,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,336 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $51,336 per year.

The assessment program at University of Denver awarded 8 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. About 62% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Wayne State University

Detroit, Michigan
7 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Wayne State University. Each year, around 27,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,024 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,285 per year.

The assessment program at Wayne State University awarded 7 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 57% were women and 57% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
6 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

The 12th most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Middle Tennessee State University. Roughly 21,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,946 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their doctor's degree in assessment from Middle Tennessee State University.

#13

University of Maryland - College Park

College Park, Maryland
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Maryland - College Park comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in assessment. Each year, around 40,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,824 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,158 per year.

The assessment program at University of Maryland - College Park awarded 5 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 40% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

#13

University of California - Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
5 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of California - Santa Cruz comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in assessment. Roughly 19,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

The assessment program at University of California - Santa Cruz awarded 5 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 60% were women and 60% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

5 Yearly Graduations
40% Women

Teachers College at Columbia University is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in assessment. Roughly 4,700 attend the school each year. The assessment program at Teachers College at Columbia University awarded 5 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year.

#13

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women

The University of Alabama comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in assessment. Roughly 38,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,780 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,780 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 doctor's degree were handed out to assessment majors at UA.

#17

University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Albuquerque, New Mexico
4 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of New Mexico - Main Campus comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in assessment. Roughly 26,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,299 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,156 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 doctor's degree were handed out to assessment majors at UNM. About 50% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
4 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 17th most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Boston College. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $56,780 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $30,600 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their doctor's degree in assessment from Boston College.

#17

University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa
4 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Iowa. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,073 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,079 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their doctor's degree in assessment from Iowa. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

4 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kent State University at Kent comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in assessment. Roughly 28,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,602 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,766 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 doctor's degree were handed out to assessment majors at Kent State. About 50% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to assessment that offer doctor’s degree.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Educational Administration 6,651
General Education 2,518
Curriculum & Instruction 1,415
Teacher Education Subject Specific 570
Other Education 500

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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