Education Topics – Characteristic of Recipients of Earned Doctorates, 2005

Education Topics
Characteristic of Recipients of Earned Doctorates, 2005
Legal status and ethnic groups are expressed in percentages.
Characteristics All
Fields
Business
Administration
Education Engineering Humanities Life
Sciences
Physical
Sciences
Professional
Fields
Social
Sciences
Doctoral Degrees Conferred 43.354 1.168 6.229 6.404 5.349 9.306 6.699 1.360 6.837
Citizenship
Citizenship USA 60,7% 49,5% 82,5% 31,2% 72,8% 63,5% 45,9% 67,0% 70,3%
Non-US Permanent Visa 3,7% 4,5% 1,7% 4,5% 4,5% 3,9% 4,2% 2,7% 3,3%
Non-US Temporary Visa 29,6% 38,4% 8,6% 58,6% 16,4% 27,4% 44,5% 21,8% 20,1%
Racial and Ethnic Groups
Asian 5,8% 4,4% 2,2% 12,3% 3,7% 8,7% 8,0% 3,0% 4,2%
Black 6,5% 9,0% 13,0% 4,3% 4,5% 4,6% 2,8% 7,8% 6,3%
Hispanic 5,0% 5,3% 5,4% 3,7% 5,1% 4,6% 3,8% 5,5% 6,1%
White 80,4% 80,1% 77,2% 77,5% 84,2% 80,1% 83,2% 81,3% 83,0