Physics PhD by Citizenship


Credit: APS/Sources: IPEDS Completion Survey by Race and Survey of Earned Doctorates

This graph shows the number of physics PhDs earned by US and foreign citizens. Data from 1966-1994 come from the NSF Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED), and data from 1995-current come from IPEDS.

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