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 2017 (Graduation Eligibility Period July 2016 - June 2017)
2017 SED Web Survey

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

2017 SED Hard Copy

To complete a hard copy questionnaire, download the following file: SED 2017 Survey

Completed hard copy 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 27690-1653

SED 2016 (Graduation Eligibility Period July 2015 - June 2016)

2016 SED Web Survey

The web survey is available here: https://su​rvey.norc.org/SED2016

2016 SED Hard Copy

To complete a hard copy questionnaire, download the following file: SED 2016 Survey

IMPORTANT: Adobe Acrobat should be used to open and complete the PDF document

Completed hard copy 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
NORC at the University of Chicago
55 E. Monroe Street, Floor 19​
Chicago, IL 60603​