Women in Physics Statistics

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APS and the American Institute of Physics (AIP) Statistical Research Center provide a variety of statistics on women in physics in the US.
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APS Women in Physics Statistics

APS generates statistical reports on women in physics. These reports are freely available for your use. You may use our graphs in reports and presentations or you may use the raw data to create new graphs and charts. Credit APS and IPEDS as shown on each graph.

Fraction of Bachelor's Degrees in STEM Disciplines Earned by Women

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Fraction of Bachelor's Degrees in STEM Disciplines Earned by Women (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics)


Fraction of Bachelor’s Degrees Earned by Women, by Major

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Fraction of Bachelor’s Degrees Earned by Women, by Major (Biology, Chemistry, Math & Statistics, Earth Sciences, Physics, and Engineering)


Fraction of PhDs Earned by Women, by Major

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Fraction of U.S. doctoral degrees awarded to women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.


Percentage of Women in Physics

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Percentage of Women in Physics at all levels