# of doctoral degrees received by blacks in the US

J R Small eang95 at castle.ed.ac.uk
Mon Apr 25 10:19:13 EST 1994


In article <199404251416.HAA13150 at net.bio.net> SCHLOSSER at ciit.org (Paul Schlosser) writes:
>C&EN just posted the following results from an NRC survey.
>
>Black Doctorates
>(US citizens)		1980	1990	1991	1992
>_____________________________________________________
>Total, *all*
>disciplines		1,031	898	1,003	961
>
>Physical Sciences	25	27	40	34
>Chemistry		10	14	18	13
>
>Engineering		11	28	43	32
>Chemical		0	4	4	8
>
>Life Sciences		65	73	88	87
>
>(The *all* disciplines includes social sciences, humanities,
>education and "professional" [other fields.])
>
>Paul
>schlosser at beta.ciit.org

Just out of interest, and to make any conclusions from these figures,
what were the total number of doctorates awarded over all 'races' and
what is the percentage of 'Blacks' in the US? 

Rankin.




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