ERIC Number: ED234682
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Summary Report, 1982. Doctorate Recipients from United States Universities.
Syverson, Peter D.
A statistical and narrative summary of the results of the 1981-1982 Survey of Earned Doctorates is presented. Basic information, such as sex, field, institution, and year of Ph.D., is presented for all of the 31,048 doctorate recipients, while complete questionnaire data are included for the 29,528 Ph.D. recipients who completed the questionnaire. Research and applied-research doctorates in all fields are covered, excluding such degrees as the M.D., D.D.S., O.D., D.V.M., and J.D. Tables provide the following information: postgraduation plans of 1958-1982 doctorate recipients for selected fields of study; postgraduate employment and study plans of 1980 doctorate recipients compared with employment status in 1981; number of 1982 doctorate recipients by sex and subfield; number of 1982 doctorate recipients by citizenship, racial/ethnic group, and subfield; statistical profile of 1982 doctorate recipients by sex and field of doctorate; sources of support in graduate school of 1982 doctorate recipients by sex and summary field; state of doctoral institution of 1982 doctorate recipients by sex and summary field; and statistical profile of doctorate recipients by racial/ethnic group and U.S. citizenship status. A questionnaire and specialties list are appended. (SW)
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Employment Patterns, Ethnic Groups, Females, Foreign Nationals, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Majors (Students), Males, Marital Status, National Surveys, Occupational Aspiration, Place of Residence, Questionnaires, Racial Distribution, Sex, Specialization, Student Characteristics, Student Educational Objectives, Student Financial Aid
Office of Scientific and Engineering Personnel, National Research Council, 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20418.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.; National Institutes of Health (DHHS), Bethesda, MD.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Commission on Human Resources.
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