Table E.10 Demographic and Other Characteristics of US Life-Science PhDs, by 10-Year Cohort.

 

FY 86–96 Doctorate Recipients

FY 76–85 Doctorate Recipients

FY 66–75 Doctorate Recipients

 

Total Ph.D.s

n

Women %

Temp. Res. %

Planning Postdoc %

Median Time to Degree yrs

Total Ph.D.s

n

Women %

Temp. Res. %

Planning Postdoc %

Median Time to Degree yrs

Total Ph.D.s

n

Women %

Temp. Res. %

Planning Postdoc %

Median Time to Degree yrs**

All doctorates

70989

36

23

51

7.9

51184

25

13

45

6.8

42647

15

14

34

6.2

Women

25695

100

18

53

7.9

12850

100

9

51

7.0

6579

100

9

41

6.2

Men

45096

0

25

50

7.8

38334

0

15

43

6.8

36068

0

15

33

6.1

Minorities (US cit or perm.)

2781

40

0

47

8.0

1324

35

0

33

7.2

296*

23

0

28

7.2

Whites (US cit or perm.)

43581

39

0

55

7.7

37813

26

0

50

6.6

9818*

20

0

40

6.1

US citizens & perm research

52681

39

0

55

7.8

43051

26

0

49

6.8

35964

16

0

36

6.0

Temporary research

16093

28

0

46

8.0

6754

17

100

28

7.3

5861

10

100

28

6.7

Top 26 institutions

19436

40

16

59

7.7

14187

30

10

54

6.7

11603

20

14

43

6.0

Other institutions

51553

35

25

48

7.9

36997

23

15

42

6.9

31044

14

14

31

6.2



The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement