NJ Stats: State or Location, Ranked by Number of Doctorate Recipients in 2014

Rank State Total
1 California  6,200
2 New York  4,324
3 Texas  3,972
4 Massachusetts  2,820
5 Pennsylvania  2,594
6 Illinois 2,392
7 Florida  2,275
8 Michigan  1,958
9 Ohio 1,929
10 North Carolina  1,695
11 Virginia  1,557
12 Indiana  1,456
13 Georgia  1,454
14 Minnesota  1,356
15 Maryland 1,289
16 New Jersey  1,154
17 Wisconsin  1,110
18 Colorado  943
19 Washington 931
20 Missouri  892
20 Tennessee  892
22 Arizona 891
23 Connecticut  733
23 Iowa 733
25 Alabama  670
26 Louisiana 614
27 South Carolina  540
28 Kentucky  523
29 Oklahoma  517
30 Utah 508
31 Kansas 485
32 Oregon  439
33 Mississippi  420
34 Nebraska  366
35 New Mexico  337
36 Rhode Island  333
37 Arkansas  211
38 Nevada  199
39 Hawaii 196
40 Delaware  195
41 West Virginia 192
42 New Hampshire  179
43 North Dakota  159
44 Idaho  133
45 Montana  107
46 Wyoming  103
47 South Dakota 101
48 Maine  76
49 Vermont 73
50 Alaska 49


The 50-State Average is 1,066.

New Jersey is 8.3% higher than the 50-State Average.

Source: National Science Foundation. “Table 5. State or location, ranked by number of doctorate recipients: 2014.” December 2015. Accessed January 2016. http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2016/nsf16300/data/tab5.pdf



NJ Stats: State or Location, Ranked by Number of Doctorate Recipients in 2013

Rank State Total
1 California  6,288
2 New York  4,206
3 Texas  3,626
4 Massachusetts  2,758
5 Illinois  2,540
6 Pennsylvania  2,525
7 Florida  2,169
8 Ohio  1,839
9 Michigan  1,837
10 North Carolina  1,681
11 Virginia  1,564
12 Indiana  1,429
13 Maryland  1,396
14 Georgia  1,358
15 Minnesota  1,224
16 New Jersey  1,035
17 Wisconsin  1,021
18 Washington  930
19 Colorado  907
20 Arizona  904
21 Missouri  861
22 Tennessee  829
23 Iowa  780
24 Connecticut  721
25 Louisiana  652
26 Alabama  644
27 Utah  522
28 Kansas  511
29 South Carolina  491
30 Oklahoma  489
31 Kentucky  467
32 Oregon  459
33 Mississippi  457
34 Nebraska  363
35 New Mexico  326
36 Rhode Island  308
37 Hawaii  230
38 Arkansas  222
39 Nevada  211
40 West Virginia  197
41 Delaware  186
42 New Hampshire  165
43 North Dakota  141
44 Idaho  140
45 Montana  100
46 South Dakota  76
47 Vermont  73
48 Wyoming  66
49 Alaska  52
50 Maine  49


The 50 State Average is
1041.

New Jersey is 0.6% below the average.

Source: National Science Foundation. “Table 5. State or location, ranked by number of doctorate recipients: 2013.” December 2014. Accessed July 2015. http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/sed/2013/data/tab5.pdf