NSF Survey of Earned Doctorates Link

2015 Survey Cycle

The results of this annual survey are used to assess characteristics and trends in doctorate education and degrees.

NSF-NIH Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering Link

2013 Survey Cycle

This survey provides data on the number and characteristics of graduate students, postdoctoral appointees and doctorate-holding non-faculty researchers in science, engineering and health fields.

NRC Data-Based Assessment of Research-Doctorate Programs in the United States Link

September 2010

The National Research Council (NRC) conducts a survey and compiles a report on United States Research-Doctorate Programs approximately every 10 years. Data collection for the most recent report began in June 2006 and the report was released in September 2010.