ERIC Number: EJ579834
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Record Number of Doctorates Awarded in 1997.
Magner, Denise K.
Chronicle of Higher Education, v45 n18 pA14-A15 Jan 8 1999
United States institutions awarded 42,705 doctorates in 1997, the highest one-year total ever, and a 32% increase over a decade ago. Some fields, primarily the sciences and engineering, experienced declines. Data are presented on the demographic characteristics and employment/postdoctoral education plans of doctorate recipients, institutions awarding the most doctorates, and number of recipients by state. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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