Doctoral Degrees Awarded by Discipline, 1997-98

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ChartObject Doctoral Degrees Awarded by Discipline, 1997-98


Doctoral Degrees Awarded by Discipline
1997-98 Compared to 1987-88


 

 

1997-98

 

1987-88

Discipline

N

%

N

%

 

 

 

 

 

Agriculture/Forestry/Environmental Studies

51

13.2

45

12.9

Biological Sciences

47

12.2

18

5.2

Business

5

1.3

3

0.9

Communications/Journalism

2

0.5

2

0.6

Computer Science

6

1.6

2

0.6

Education

64

16.6

132

37.9

Engineering/Engineering Technologies

25

6.5

23

6.6

Health Sciences

14

3.6

2

0.6

Humanities/Fine Arts

40

10.4

16

4.6

Mathematics

8

2.1

10

2.9

Physical Sciences

48

12.5

47

13.5

Social Sciences

43

11.2

37

10.6

All Other*

32

8.3

11

3.2

 

 

 

 

 

Total

385

100.0

348

100.0


NOTE: Excludes Oregon Health Sciences University.

*"Other" includes degrees awarded in home economics; interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary studies; parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies; and public administration and services.

Source: OUS Institutional Research Services, 1987-88 and 1997-98 IPEDS Completions Survey.


Revised: March 1999
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