How old are PhD students?
The average student takes 8.2 years to slog through a PhD program and is 33 years old before earning that top diploma. By that age, most Americans with mere bachelor’s degree are well into establishing themselves professionally. 2. Professors will exploit you.
What is the best age to do PhD?
Older people will bring a lot of good things to the table.PhD students are not known for being good at managing people, projects, or money. When you’re done, as long as you’re under 35 or 40, faculty hiring committees are probably going to focus more on what you can do relative to your cohort rather than your age.
What age is too late for PhD?
Depends on the location, field, need for funding, other life circumstances and after-PhD career plans, but 28 years of age and 3 years after master’s isn’t too late in any case (well, unless you will by then have more kids or other dependents than you can support while doing a PhD).
Is it OK to start a PhD at age 40?
Yes, you are right. There is no age limit for doing PhD but for getting scholarship there is age limit.