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 academic year. 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 30-year trend data (aggregated at 10-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

The SED contractor may be able to provide tabulations customized to requesters’ research specifications. For further information on this service, please contact sed@rti.org or 1-877-256-8167.