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[IWS] NSF: DOCTORATE RECIPIENTS FROM U.S. UNIVERSITIES: 2012 [16 January 2014]

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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

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National Science Foundation (NSF)

 

Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2012 [16 January 2014]

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/sed/digest/2012/

or

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/sed/digest/2012/nsf14305.pdf

[full-text, 24 pages]

 

DATA TABLES

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/sed/2012/data_table.cfm

 

DATA TABLES & INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/sed/2012/start.cfm

 

 

...the data source for this report, is an annual census of individuals who receive research doctoral degrees from accredited U.S. academic institutions. The survey is sponsored by six federal agencies: the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation (NSF), U.S. Department of Agriculture, and U.S. Department of Education. These data are reported in several NSF publications, the most comprehensive and widely cited of which is this report, Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities.

 

This report calls attention to important trends in doctoral education, organized into five themes. Each theme highlights an important question about doctorate recipients.

 

 

Table of Contents

1. Who earns a U.S. doctorate?......................................................................................... 2

Overall trends

Citizenship

Countries or economies of foreign citizenship

Sex

Race and ethnicity

 

2. Which fields attract students?....................................................................................... 4

Field trends

Temporary visa holders

Minority U.S. citizens and permanent residents

Women

 

3. What influences the path to the doctorate?.................................................................... 6

Parental education

Institution

Time to degree

 

4. How do graduates pay for doctoral education?................................................................ 8

Sources of financial support

Availability of financial resources

Education-related debt

 

5. What are the postgraduation trends?........................................................................... 10

Job market

First postgraduate position

Median salaries

Postgraduation location

 

Glossary........................................................................................................................... 12

Data Source..................................................................................................................... 14

Further Reading............................................................................................................... 15

Online Resources............................................................................................................. 16

Acknowledgments............................................................................................................ 17

 

 

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