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Science and Engineering Doctorates Awarded by Field of Study: 2004

Science and Engineering Doctorates Awarded by Field of Study: 2004

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Field of Study Doctorates Awarded: 2004
Number Percent
Biological/agricultural sciences 6,983 26.6
Earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences 672 2.6
Engineering 5,776 21.9
Mathematics/computer sciences 2,024 7.7
Physical sciences 3,353 12.8
Psychology 3,336 12.7
Social Sciences 4,131 15.7

Source: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics
Science and Engineering Doctorate Awards: 2004 (NSF 06-308), Table 1. Doctorates awarded, by field of study: 1995–2004

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