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Projections of Education Statistics to 2020

NCES 2011-026
September 2011


Figure 27.  Actual and projected numbers for doctor's degrees conferred by postsecondary degree-granting institutions, by sex of recipient: 1995–96 through 2020–21
 
Actual and projected numbers for doctor's degrees conferred by postsecondary degree-granting institutions, by sex of recipient: 1995–96 through 2020–21
NOTE: Doctor’s degrees include Ph.D., Ed.D., and comparable degrees at the doctoral level. Excluded are first-professional degrees, such as M.D., D.D.S., and law degrees. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Mean absolute percentage errors of selected education statistics can be found in table A-2, appendix A.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, “Completions Survey” (IPEDS-C:95–99), and Fall 2000 through Fall 2009; and Degrees Conferred Model, 1975–76 through 2008–09. (This figure was prepared April 2011.)