Table 5-8
Female and minority S&E doctorate holders employed in academia, by Carnegie institution type: Selected years, 1975–2001
(Percent)
 
Group and institution typea 1975 1981 1991 2001
Female        
Research universities 8.8 12.9 18.8 28.1
Other academic institutions 12.1 15.0 21.2 29.3
Underrepresented minorityb        
Research universities 1.8 2.6 3.8 5.9
Other academic institutions 3.1 4.5 5.7 7.8
Asian/Pacific Islander        
Research universities 4.9 7.0 8.9 13.3
Other academic institutions 4.1 5.9 6.9 9.3
 
aAs defined according to A Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (Princeton, NJ, 1994).
bBlacks, Hispanics, and American Indian/Alaskan Natives.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, special tabulations.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators — 2004
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