Doctorates by Sex, 1940-185

                      Doctorates Awarded by American Universities, by Sex, 1940 – 1985

Year

1940

1945

1950

1955

1965

1975

1985

Male

3000

1600

6700

8000

16000

26,000

22,000

Female

500

400

700

1000

2000

8,000

12,000

Total

3500

2000

7400

9000

18,000

34,000

34,000

% Women

15%

20%

9%

11%

11%

24%

35%

 

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