Broad FieldFieldTotal RankedTotal Unranked
Agricultural SciencesAnimal Sciences601
Entomology280
Food Science310
Forestry and Forest Sciences331
Nutrition441
Plant Sciences1162
Agricultural Sciences Total3125
Biological and Health SciencesBiochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology1571
Biology/Integrated Biology/Integrated Biomedical Sciences (Note: Use this field only if the degree field is not specialized.)1210
Cell and Developmental Biology1220
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology940
Genetics and Genomics651
Immunology and Infectious Disease780
Kinesiology410
Microbiology740
Neuroscience and Neurobiology940
Nursing523
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health1162
Physiology630
Public Health911
Biological and Health Sciences Total11688
EngineeringAerospace Engineering310
Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering740
Chemical Engineering1060
Civil and Environmental Engineering1301
Computer Engineering020
Electrical and Computer Engineering1360
Engineering Science and Materials (not elsewhere classified)014
Materials Science and Engineering831
Mechanical Engineering1271
Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering722
Engineering Total75939
HumanitiesAmerican Studies221
Classics313
Comparative Literature460
English Language and Literature1190
French and Francophone Language and Literature430
German Language and Literature292
History1371
History of Art, Architecture and Archaeology580
Languages, Societies and Cultures094
Music (except performance)621
Philosophy900
Religion400
Spanish and Portuguese Language and Literature600
Theatre and Performance Studies270
Humanities Total764102
Physical and Mathematical SciencesApplied Mathematics331
Astrophysics and Astronomy330
Chemistry1782
Computer Sciences1271
Earth Sciences1411
Mathematics1270
Oceanography, Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology500
Physics1611
Statistics and Probability610
Physical and Mathematical Sciences Total9116
Social and Behavioral SciencesAgricultural and Resource Economics280
Anthropology820
Communication830
Economics1171
Geography490
Linguistics521
Political Science1051
Psychology2361
Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration540
Sociology1182
Social and Behavioral Sciences Total9240
Grand Total4838166

From: I, Count of Ranked and Unranked Programs by Field

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A Data-Based Assessment of Research-Doctorate Programs in the United States.
National Research Council (US) Committee on an Assessment of Research Doctorate Programs; Ostriker JP, Kuh CV, Voytuk JA, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.
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