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Data tables related to degrees awarded, doctoral degrees, and postdoctorates can be found on the data tables page.
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Other reports on the topic of doctorates awarded in science and engineering are available from the S&E Doctorate Awards page.
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Primary data sources are available in the Technical Notes.
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National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics. 2018. Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2016. Special Report NSF 18-304. Alexandria, VA. Available at www.nsf.gov/statistics/2018/nsf18304/.