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News Release 18-023

Number of doctorates awarded by US institutions in 2016 close to all-time high

2016 Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities report provides data and analysis of US doctoral education

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Line graph showing the number of research doctorate recipients in science and engineering and non-science and engineering fields over multiple years.

The Survey of Earned Doctorates provides data on the U.S. system of doctoral education.

Credit: NSF: Adrian Apodaca

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