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Figure F-1. Doctoral degrees awarded in S&E and non-S&E fields,
by sex: 1966–2001

Figure F-1. Doctoral degrees awarded in S&E and non-S&E fields, by sex: 1966–2001.

NOTE: National data not available for 1999.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, special tabulations of U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, Completions Survey, 1966–2001.

Both the number of females earning doctoral degrees and their percentage of total awards in S&E and non-S&E fields rose between 1966 and 2001.

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  • Table F-2. S&E doctoral degrees awarded to women, by field: 1994–2001    Excel Excel icon.    PDF PDF icon.
  • Table F-3. S&E doctoral degrees awarded to men, by field: 1994–2001    Excel Excel icon.    PDF PDF icon.

This figure will be updated as new data become available. This figure was last updated May 2004.

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Last Updated: March 2006

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