Percentage of Doctoral Degrees Awarded in Sociology by Race/Ethnicity

Graph of Percentage of Doctoral Degrees in Sociology Race/Ethnicity Since 1995


Minority groups constitute a small percentage of all sociology PhDs. In 2010, PhD production increased among white and Black/Non-Hispanic, but have not fluctuated among the remaining groups.

Notes: 1999 data not available.

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U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Integrated Post-secondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Completions,1995-2010 (Washington, DC: NCES, 2011). Retrieved from

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