FY 86–96 Doctorate Recipients

FY 76–85 Doctorate Recipients

FY 66–75 Doctorate Recipients

 

Total PhDs

n

Women %

Temp. Res. %

Planning Postdoc %

Median Time to Degree yrs

Total PhDs

n

Women %

Temp. Res. %

Planning Postdoc %

Median Time to Degree yrs

Total PhDs

n

Women %

Temp. Res. %

Planning Postdoc %

Median Time to Degree yrs**

Plant pathology

742

29

44

36

8.0

911

17

29

23

6.5

987

4

31

19

6.3

Plant protection and pest management

13

8

31

23

7.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plant science, other

252

21

39

29

8.0

57

11

28

12

6.7

 

 

 

 

 

Poultry science

133

21

39

20

7.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soil chemistry/microbiology

239

22

36

30

8.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soil science

195

9

36

24

8.0

842

7

44

15

7.2

512

2

43

16

6.7

Soil science, other

647

14

44

25

8.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wildlife

46

7

9

11

7.3

100

5

13

9

7.5

 

 

 

 

 

Wildlife/range management

480

21

20

18

9.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wood sci and pulp/paper technology

166

13

55

15

8.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agricultural sciences, general

67

19

57

18

8.8

54

11

56

6

8.5

60

2

47

7

6.8

Agricultural sciences, other

268

18

40

16

8.2

754

8

33

10

7.0

852

3

29

8

6.2

Biomedical doctoral fields

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anatomy

821

40

14

62

8.0

1355

31

5

62

6.8

1163

21

5

36

6.0

Bacteriology

143

40

16

62

8.0

39

31

8

67

6.8

 

 

 

 

 

Biochemistry

7856

38

22

72

7.0

6237

27

9

72

6.3

5772

20

12

62

5.8

Biomedical sciences

233

41

18

59

8.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biometrics & biostatistics

623

39

27

13

8.6

470

29

14

8

7.3

308

19

16

7

6.7

Biophysics

1193

25

26

71

7.4

1052

15

11

65

6.7

1062

10

10

56

6.0

Biotechnology research

32

28

28

28

7.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cell biology

1927

45

14

75

7.6

628

35

5

72

7.0

414

37

7

49

6.0

Developmental Biology/embryology

418

49

16

82

7.6

152

39

5

76

6.5

340

32

4

51

5.9



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