Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2017

This report summarizes trends in U.S. doctoral education by using data from the 2017 Survey of Earned Doctorates, an annual census of research doctorate recipients from U.S. universities. Important trends in this population are highlighted in this report-including the representation of women, minorities, and foreign nationals; fields that are attracting graduate students; time to complete doctoral degree; employment opportunities after graduation; and patterns of interstate mobility among new graduates. A total of 72 data tables accompany the report.