November 22, 2002
Number of U.S. Doctorates Awarded Falls, but Women Gain in Share of Total
The number of doctorates awarded by American research universities in 2001 fell
Characteristics of Recipients of Earned Doctorates, 2001
to a level not seen since 1993, according to a new study.
After having reached an all-time high of 42,654 in 1998, the number of doctorates given out by institutions