Standard and Custom Data Products

Standard Products

The Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) produces Standard Products annually that are available for purchase. See below for a detailed description of each report and its related data request form.

Baccalaureate-origins of U.S. Research Doctorate Recipients

This report provides tables with counts of doctorate recipients from each baccalaureate-origin institution, including U.S. and non-U.S. institutions. Counts are classified by broad field of doctoral study, sex, citizenship status, and race/ethnicity for the most recent available round. This report also includes tables with counts of doctorate recipients from each baccalaureate-origin institution over a five-year span, sorted by the Carnegie classification for U.S. institutions. All tables include ranks based on the counts.

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Master’s-origins of U.S. Research Doctorate Recipients

This report provides the same information on master’s-origin institutions as the report Baccalaureate-origins of U.S. Research Doctorate Recipients provides for baccalaureate-origin institutions.

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Association Profiles

This product provides thirty-year trend data (aggregated at ten-year intervals) on research doctorate recipients in fields of the requester’s choosing. The profiles present trend data on the selected research doctorate recipients’ demographic characteristics and postgraduation plans, compared to national profiles.

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Custom Tabulation Requests

NORC will perform, at cost, tabulations customized to requesters’ research specifications. NORC will provide estimates of cost and delivery date for customer approval before performing work. For further information on this service or to place an order, please contact us at sed@norc.org or 1-800-248-8649.