Table 5-7
Female and minority S&E doctorate holders employed in academia, by Carnegie institution type: Selected years, 1973–2003
(Percent)
 
Group and institution type 1973 1983 1993 2003
Female        
Research universities 7.4 13.7 20.2 29.1
Other academic institutions 11.2 16.4 23.8 31.6
Underrepresented minority        
Research universities 1.3 3.0 4.1 6.8
Other academic institutions 2.9 4.5 6.0 8.9
Asian/Pacific Islander        
Research universities 4.7 7.4 11.3 15.1
Other academic institutions 3.8 6.0 8.0 11.7
 

NOTES: Institutions designated by 1994 Carnegie classification code. For more information on these institutional categories, see Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, A Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, Princeton University Press (1994), and chapter 2 sidebar, "Carnegie Classification of Academic Institutions." Underrepresented minority includes blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians/Alaska Natives.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, special tabulations.

 
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