Women in Physics Statistics

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.

Bachelor’s Degrees in Physics and STEM Earned by Women

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Bachelor’s Degrees in Physics and STEM Earned by Women (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics)


Physics Degrees Earned by Women

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Percentage of physics bachelor’s and doctoral degrees earned by women


Bachelor’s Degrees Earned by Women, by Major

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


Doctoral Degrees Earned by Women, by Major

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Doctoral Degrees Earned by Women, by Major in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.


Degrees Earned by Women, by Field

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Percentage of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees earned by women in various fields


Doctoral Degrees Earned by Women, by Citizenship

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Percentage of doctoral degrees earned by women, and their respective distribution to U.S and Temporary Residents