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American Sociological Association: Doctoral Degrees Awarded in Sociology by Race/Ethnicity
Number of Doctoral Degrees Awarded in Sociology Since 1995 by Race/Ethnicity
Minority groups represent a small number of sociology PhDs.The number of PhDs earned increased to levels closer to the pre-Great Recession (2008-2009) years for white, and increased or fluctuated for Black/Non-Hispanic and Hispanic, while continuing to fluctuate for Asian/Pacific Islander.
Notes: 1999 data not available.
- Sociology PhDs Awarded by Race/Ethnicity, 1995-2010 in Percents
- Sociology Masters Awarded by Race/Ethnicity 1995-2010, in Percents or Number of Degrees
- Sociology Baccalaureate Awarded by Race/Ethnicity, 1995-2010, in Percents or Number of Degrees
U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Completions,1995-2010 (Washington, DC: NCES, 2011). Retrieved from https://webcaspar.nsf.gov.
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