Doctoral degrees earned in the United States by field of research 2017/18

The graph shows the number of doctoral degrees earned in the United States in 2017/18, distinguished by field of research. In that academic year, 2017 doctoral degrees were earned in computer and information sciences.

Number of doctoral degrees earned in the United States in 2017/18, by field of research

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Release date

October 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Includes Ph.D., E.D., and comparable degrees at the doctoral level, as well as such degrees as M.D., D.D.S., and law degrees that were formerly classified as first-professional degrees.

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