Table 3-24
Temporary residents receiving U.S. S&E doctorates in 1998 who were in the United States, by degree field: 1999–2003
(Percent)
 
  Foreign doctorate In United States
Degree field recipients 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
All S&E fields 7,958 66 64 63 62 61
Agricultural sciences 463 48 47 47 47 46
Computer sciences 328 71 71 72 72 70
Computer/electrical engineering 688 78 76 75 74 70
Economics 516 40 39 37 37 36
Life sciences 1,620 72 68 67 68 67
Mathematics 447 67 63 62 60 59
Other engineering 1,894 68 67 67 65 64
Other social sciences 583 39 38 37 37 37
Physical sciences 1,419 75 74 72 71 69
 

SOURCE: M. Finn, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, unpublished tabulations.

 
Science and Engineering Indicators 2006