Doctoral Degrees Awarded to US Citizens*

Natural Science

(Physical, Earth, Atmospheric, Biological, Agricultural)

1977 % of population 1995 % of Population
African American 0.0132 0.11 0.0201 0.126
Hispanic 0.0118 0.064 0.0278 0.104
Native American 0.0022 0.006 0.0031 0.009
Asian 0.053 0.016 0.222 0.04
Females# 0.149 0.514 0.317 0.511
percentages for minorities is with respect to US citizens and permanent residents
*U.S. citizens and permanent residents
#% of all degrees
 
Math and Computer Science
1977 1995
Total 964 2188
US Citizens 769 % 1388 %
African American 9 1.17 16 1.15
Hispanic 12 1.56 21 1.51
Native American 1 0.13 2 0.14
Asian 42 5.5 346 24.9
Females# 127 13.2# 451 20.6#
percentages for minorities is with respect to US citizens and permanent residents
*U.S. citizens and permanent residents
#% of all degrees due to data available
Engineering
1977 1995
All 2648 6007
U.S. citizens * 1799 % 3336 %
African American 15 0.83 71 2.1
Hispanic 24 1.3 77 2.3
Native American 1 0.06 10 0.3
Females# 52 0.02# 694 11.6#
Foreign citizens 775 29.2# 2523 42#
percentages for minorities is with respect to US citizens and permanent residents
*U.S. citizens and permanent residents
#% of all degrees
           
Master's Degrees Awarded
Engineering
1977 % 1995 %
All 16251 28617
U.S. citizens * 12695 % 17812 %
African American 240 1.4 665 2.3
Hispanic 251 1.6 711 2.5
Native American 23 0.14 10 0.04
Females# 372 2.3# 4632 16.2#
Foreign citizens 3545 21.8# 9696 33.9#
percentages for minorities is with respect to US citizens and permanent residents
*U.S. citizens and permanent residents
#% of all degrees due to data available
Graduate Enrollment
Natural Science
(Physical, Earth, Atmospheric, Biological, Agricultural)
1977 1995
Total 101221 % 120451 %
Males 76073 75.2 72591 60.3
Females 25148 24.8 47860 39.7
Graduate Enrollment
Engineering
1977 1995
Total 68685 % 107529 %
Males 64985 94.6 89377 83.1
Females 3700 5.4 18152 16.9
Graduate Enrollment
Math and Computer Science
1977 1995
Total 25160 % 52018 %
Males 19482 77.4 37582 72.2
Females 5678 22.6 14436 27.8