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Contents

Chapter 2. Historical Background

Table 2-1 Founding institutions of the Association of American Universities
Table 2-2 Funding of U.S. research and development: 1953–99
Table 2-3 Number and distribution of doctoral awards, by decade: 1900–99
Table 2-4 Doctorates awarded, by region and top 10 state producers: 1920–99

Chapter 3. Field Choices and Demographic Characteristics of Doctorate Recipients

Table 3-1 Major fields of study and doctorates awarded: 1920–99
Table 3-2 Doctorates awarded, by broad field of doctorate: 1920–99
Table 3-3 Leading major fields of study in order of doctorates awarded: 1920–24 and 1995–99
Table 3-4 Doctorates awarded, by major field: 1995–99, 1999, and peak year
Table 3-5 Major field distribution of U.S. citizen Ph.D.s, by race/ethnicity: 1995–99

Chapter 4. Path to Doctorate

Table 4-1 Top 3 baccalaureate fields associated with major field of doctorate: 1960–64 and 1995–99
Table 4-2 Activities of Ph.D.s in year before receiving doctorate: 1970–74 and 1995–99
Table 4-3 Education-related debt of doctorate recipients: 1988–89 and 1998–99
Table 4-4 Total time to doctorate, registered time to doctorate, and time from first postbaccalaureate attendance at Ph.D.-granting institution to doctorate, by major field: 1995–99

Chapter 5. Baccalaureate and Doctoral Institutions

Table 5-1 Top 10 baccalaureate institutions of Ph.D.s: 1920–99, 1920–24, and 1995–99
Table 5-2 Top 5 baccalaureate institutions of male and female Ph.D.s: 1920–99 and 1995–99
Table 5-3 Top 5 baccalaureate institutions of American Indian/Alaskan Native, U.S. citizen Ph.D.s: 1975–99 and 1995–99
Table 5-4 Top 5 baccalaureate institutions of Asian/Pacific Islander, U.S. citizen Ph.D.s: 1975–99 and 1995–99
Table 5-5 Top 5 baccalaureate institutions of black, U.S. citizen Ph.D.s: 1975–99 and 1995–99
Table 5-6 Top 5 baccalaureate institutions of Hispanic, U.S. citizen Ph.D.s: 1975–99 and 1995–99
Table 5-7 Top 5 baccalaureate institutions of white, U.S. citizen Ph.D.s: 1975–99 and 1995–99
Table 5-8 Top 5 state producers of Ph.D.s, by percentage of all Ph.D.s: 1920–99, 1920–24, and 1995–99
Table 5-9 Share of doctorates awarded by public and private institutions, by sex and citizenship status of recipient: 1920–24 and 1995–99
Table 5-10 Share of doctorates awarded to U.S. citizens by public and private institutions, by race/ethnicity of recipient: 1975–79 and 1995–99
Table 5-11 Carnegie classifications of academic institutions
Table 5-12 Carnegie classifications of doctoral institutions of Ph.D.s, by major field of doctorate: 1990–99
Table 5-13 Top 10 doctoral institutions of Ph.D.s: 1920–99, 1920–24, and 1995–99
Table 5-14 Top 5 doctoral institutions of Ph.D.s in order of doctorates awarded, by broad field: 1920–99 and 1995–99
Table 5-15 Ph.D.s with doctorates from historically black colleges and universities, by citizenship status and race/ethnicity: 1975–79 and 1995–99

Chapter 6. After the Doctorate

Table 6-1 Ph.D.s with definite postgraduation plans, by sex and citizenship status: 1970–74 and 1995–99
Table 6-2 Non-U.S. citizen Ph.D.s staying in the United States after graduation, by region of origin and visa status: 1970–74 and 1995–99
Table 6-3 Employment sectors of Ph.D.s with U.S. postgraduation work commitments, by major field of doctorate: 1970–74 and 1995–99
Table 6-4 Ph.D.s with postgraduation work commitments in same state as the doctoral institution, by state: 1970–74 and 1995–99
Table 6-5 Top 5 destinations of Ph.D.s with U.S. postgraduation work commitments, by major field of doctorate: 1995–99

 

Front Matter

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Historical Background

Chapter 3. Field Choices and Demographic Characteristics of Doctorate Recipients

Chapter 4. Path to the Doctorate

Chapter 5. Baccalaureate and Doctoral Institutions

Chapter 6. After the Doctorate

Appendix A. Detailed Doctoral Fields and Demographic Characteristics of Ph.D.s

Appendix B. Top 50 Baccalaureate and Doctoral Institutions and Doctorate Production by State

Appendix C. Technical Notes

Bibliography

List of Tables

List of Figures

Figure Reference Tables (web only)

Supplemental Tables (web only)

 


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