Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2017 Data Tables

This release provides detailed tabular data from the 2017 Survey of Earned Doctorates, an annual census of all individuals receiving a research doctorate from U.S. universities during the 2016-17 academic year. Data tables show important trends in the U.S. doctorate population, including the demographic characteristics, educational history, sources of financial support, and postgraduate plans of doctorate recipients.