Table 5-14
Top 5 doctoral institutions of Ph.D.s in order of doctorates awarded, by broad field: 1920–99 and 1995–99
 
1920–99   1995–99
Field and doctoral institution Doctorates   Field and doctoral institution Doctorates
Science and engineering   Science and engineering
All institutions 835,221   All institutions 134,271
U. California-Berkeley 25,167   U. California-Berkeley 2,785
U. Wisconsin 22,682   U. Wisconsin 2,617
U. Illinois 21,705   U. Illinois 2,540
Massachusetts Institute of Technology* 18,669   Massachusetts Institute of Technology* 2,380
U. Michigan 18,183   U. Michigan 2,320
 
Top 5 as percent of total 12.7 Top 5 as percent of total 9.4
 
Non-science and engineering   Non-science and engineering
All institutions 519,652   All institutions 76,264
Harvard U. * 12,807   Nova Southeastern U. * 1,977
New York U. * 12,071   U. Texas-Austin 1,556
Indiana U. 11,546   U. Minnesota 1,331
Columbia U.-City of NY * 11,376   Ohio State U. 1,264
Teachers College-Columbia * 11,279   Harvard U. * 1,216
 
Top 5 as percent of total 11.4   Top 5 as percent of total 9.6
* Privately controlled.
 
SOURCE: NSF/NIH/USED/NEH/USDA/NASA, Survey of Earned Doctorates and Doctorate Records File.
 
U.S. Doctorates in the 20th Century