STEM PhDs historical, OSU and other publics

Top 30 Public Universities granting Ph.D.s in Science and Engineering in 1995-1999 compared to their rank in period 1920-1999. Note: OSU benchmark institutions in yellow. NC="no change in ranking"
Rank
95-99
 SchoolRank
20-99
1 UC-BerkleyNC
2 UIUCNC
3 U MichiganNC
4 U WisconsinNC
5 Penn State6
6 U Texas-Austin9
7 UCLA5
8 U Minn7
9 UC-Davis⇑20
10 Texas A&M⇑21
11 PurdueNC
12 MSUNC
13 OSU↓10
14 U WashingtonNC
15 U Florida19
16 Rutgers12
17 Virgina Polytech⇑28
18 UC-Santa Diegonew
19 U Virginia>50
20 U Colorado18
21 U Maryland17
22 Iowa State⇓15
23 U Mass24
24 UC-Santa Cruznew
25 UC-Irvinenew
26 UC-Santa Barbaranew
27 NCSU >50
28 U Arizona>50
29 Suny-Buffalo27
30 Indiana23

Source: Table B-14. Top 50 US doctoral institutions of science and engineering Ph.D.s: 1920-1999 and 1995-1999. In US Doctorates in the 20th century

The recent data cannot be directly compared against the historical trends as the NSF includes social sciences (pyschology and sociology) with so-called "hard" sciences and engineering. The former have grown greatly.

Question:How did OSU drop 3 places if only two moved above it? Answer: CCNY gradutate education (at 11th in 1920-99 period) droppd thru the floor.


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