Current SED Questionnaire

The Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) questionnaire can be completed either by web or hard copy. Eligible respondents are research doctorate graduates from U.S. universities who have completed their degree during the eligibility periods below.

SED 2020 (Graduation Eligibility Period July 2019 - June 2020)
2020 SED Web Survey

The web survey is available here: https://sed-ncses.org

2020 SED Paper Survey

To view a paper version of the 2020 survey, please click here.

SED 2019 (Graduation Eligibility Period July 2018 - June 2019)
2019 SED Web Survey

The web survey is available here: https://sed-ncses.org

2019 SED Paper Survey

To complete a paper survey, download the following file: SED 2019 Survey

Completed paper surveys should be sent to the institution contact at your university who will forward it to the SED project team. You can also mail the completed survey directly to:

Survey of Earned Doctorates - RTI International
Attn: Data Capture – 021577
5265 Capital Boulevard
Raleigh, NC 27616