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HOWDY PARTNER

Percentage of U.S. scientific and technical articles that were co-authored in these fields in 1999:

Clinical medicine
68.3%
Biomedical research
65.2 %
Physics
62.2%
Mathematics
52.3%
Engineering
51.2%
Psychology
47.0%
Chemistry
45.6%

Prism—Basic data: CHI Research and the National Science Foundation

 

Ms. Ph.D.

Percentage of doctoral degrees in these engineering fields that were awarded to females in 2001:

Biomedical
30%
Chemical
24%
Industrial
23%
Mining
20%
Agricultural
19%
Civil
19%
Metallurgical & Materials
19%
Electrical/Computer
13%
Aerospace
12%
Mechanical
10%

Prism—Basic data: American Society for Engineering Education

 

MOVING UP

Percentage distribution of college presidents, by years as full time faculty, 2001:

0 years
30.3%
1-5 years
20.3%
6-10 years
19.5%
11-15 years
12.1%
16-20 years
7.9%
More than 21 years
9.9%

Prism—Basic data: The American College President, American Council on Education

 

IS THERE A DOCTOR (OR MASTER) IN THE HOUSE?

States in which the percentage of adults with graduate degrees is the highest:

1 District of Columbia
21.4%
2 Massachusetts
14.4%
3 Connecticut
14.0%
4 Maryland
13.7%
5 New York
11.9%
6 Virginia
11.9%
7 Colorado
11.4%
8 New Jersey
11.3%
9 Vermont
10.8%
10 New Hampshire
10.3%

Prism—Basic data: Chronicle for Higher Education (for tabulation purposes, the District of Columbia was considered a state)

 

 

 

 
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