Countries or economies of foreign citizenship
Ten countries accounted for 71% of the doctorates awarded to temporary visa holders from 2005 to 2015, and the top three—China, India, and South Korea—accounted for more than half (figure C).
Top 10 countries or economies of foreign citizenship for U.S. doctorate recipients with temporary visas: 2005–15
|Country or economy||S&E fields||Non-S&E fields|
|All temporary visa holder doctorate recipients||138,869||23,608|
S&E = science and engineering.
NOTES: China includes Hong Kong. Ranking based on total number of doctorate recipients.
- SOURCE: Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities 2015. Related detailed data: tables 25, 26.