January 7, 2005
Number of Doctorates Edges Up SlightlyTable: Characteristics of people who earned doctorates in 2003
Table: Top sources of undergraduate degrees for doctoratesBy JOHN GRAVOIS
The number of new doctorates from American universities increased by just under 2 percent in 2003, turning around a three-year downward trend, according to an annual survey.
Part of this increase can be attributed to the return of men. After steadily declining numbers since 1996, the