Doctoral Hooding Ceremony - Commencement Overview 2013
The 2013 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony was held in Royce Hall on Thursday, June 13, 2013. It was the 75th anniversary of the first PhD awarded by UCLA. UCLA has awarded more than 30,000 doctoral degrees since 1938.
A total of 783 doctoral degrees were awarded. 362 graduates participated in the ceremony.
Gender: 44% Female, 56% Male
Average age: 33
The youngest graduate was 25 years old. The oldest was 75 years old.
Five different degree types, spanning 81 fields:
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, 94%)
- Doctor of Education (EdD, 3%)
- Doctor of Environmental Science and Engineering (DEnv, 1%)
- Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA, 1%)
- Doctor of Public Health (DPH, 1%)
Engineering awarded the most degrees (20%), followed by Physical Sciences (13%), Social Sciences (13%), and Humanities (11%).
133 faculty members attended the ceremony.
View the 2013 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony Booklet. (PDF-1,526KB)
View Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the first PhD awarded by UCLA. (PDF-5,286KB)
The 2014 hooding ceremony will be on Thursday, June 12, 2014. Please check back during 2014 spring quarter for further details with regard to the start time, full schedule and more detailed information.