Doctoral Degrees Awarded by Discipline

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Doctoral Degrees Awarded graph

OSSHE Doctoral Degrees Awarded by Discipline
1995-96 Compared to 1980-81

 
 

1980-81

1995-96

Discipline

N

%

N

%

 
Agriculture/Forestry

47

12.1%

58

15.0%

Biological Sciences

69

17.8%

36

9.3%

Business

8

2.1%

6

1.6%

Communications/Journalism

1

0.3%

0

0.0%

Computer Science

0

0.0%

7

1.8%

Education

115

29.6%

73

18.9%

Engineering

15

3.9%

26

6.7%

Health Sciences

3

0.8%

10

2.6%

Humanities/Fine Arts

25

6.4%

30

7.8%

Mathematics

12

3.1%

12

3.1%

Physical Sciences

26

6.7%

53

13.7%

Social Sciences

47

12.1%

43

11.1%

All Other*

20

5.2%

32

8.3%

 
Total

388

100.0%

386

100.0%

 
NOTE: Excludes OHSU.
*Other includes degrees awarded in area, ethnic and cultural studies; marketing operations, marketing and distribution; home economics; interdisciplinary/multi-disciplinary studies; parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies; science technologies;protective services, and public administration and services.
Source: OSSHE Institutional Research Services, 1980-81 and 1995-96 IPEDS Completions Survey.


Revised: October 1996

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