Table 5-10
Share of doctorates awarded to U.S. citizens by public and private institutions, by race/ethnicity of recipient: 1975–79 and 1995–99
(Percent)
 
  1975–79   1995–99
Race/ethnicity Public Private   Public Private
All U.S. citizens 66.4 33.6   68.1 31.9
American Indian/Alaskan Native 76.6 23.4   76.2 23.8
Asian/Pacific Islander 62.7 37.3   60.3 39.7
Black 65.4 34.6   64.2 35.8
Hispanic 67.0 33.0   66.5 33.5
White 67.1 32.9   69.1 30.9
 
SOURCE: NSF/NIH/USED/NEH/USDA/NASA, Survey of Earned Doctorates and Doctorate Records File.
 
U.S. Doctorates in the 20th Century