Doctorate recipient numbers in the U.S. in 2017, by major field of study

Number of doctorate recipients in the United States in 2017, by major field of study

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Doctorate recipient numbers in the U.S. in 2017, by major field of study This graph shows the number of doctorate recipients in the United States in 2017, by major field of study. In 2017, there were 12,592 doctorate recipients In the field of life sciences across the United States.
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Number of doctorate recipients in the United States in 2017, by major field of study

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Number of doctorate recipients
Life sciences 12,592
Engineering 9,843
Psychology and social sciences 9,079
Physical sciences and earth sciences 6,081
Humanities and arts 5,290
Education 4,823
Mathematics and computer sciences 3,843
Other *3,113
Number of doctorate recipients
Life sciences 12,592
Engineering 9,843
Psychology and social sciences 9,079
Physical sciences and earth sciences 6,081
Humanities and arts 5,290
Education 4,823
Mathematics and computer sciences 3,843
Other *3,113
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This graph shows the number of doctorate recipients in the United States in 2017, by major field of study. In 2017, there were 12,592 doctorate recipients In the field of life sciences across the United States.
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