Who earns a doctorate? More women, more foreigners, more minorities

scientist working in a lab The number of research doctorate degrees awarded by U.S. institutions in 2013 grew by 3.5 percent over the previous year, a single-year increase that has only been exceeded twice in the past two decades, according to a new report from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES).
The report, Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2013, ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=134980&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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