ERIC Number: ED223143
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred, 1980-81. Our Colleges and Universities Today. Volume XIX, Number 2.
Hottinger, Gerald W.
Data on degrees and other formal awards conferred in 1980 to 1981 in Pennsylvania colleges and universities are presented, including a brief narrative section on trends. Detailed statistical tables cover the following: associate and higher degrees conferred by level of program and sex, 1971-1972; associate and higher degrees conferred as compared to opening fall enrollment, 1971-1972 through 1980-1981; bachelor's degrees conferred in selected major fields of study, 1971-1972 through 1980-1981; associate and higher degrees conferred by racial/ethnic category and by institutional category and level of degree; bachelor's and higher degrees conferred by level of program, institution, sex, major field of study, and institutional category, 1980-1981; associate degrees and other formal awards based on less than 4 years of work by level of award and sex by institution, 1980-1981; associate degrees and other formal awards based on less than 4 years of work by level of program and sex by program, 1980-1981; associate and higher degrees conferred by racial/ethnic category and sex by institutional category and level of degree, 1980-1981; bachelor's, master's, and doctor's degrees conferred by racial/ethnic category and sex by major field of study and level of program, 1980-1981; and first-professional degrees conferred by racial/ethnic category and sex by type of profession, 1980-1981. Trends include the following: the largest number of degrees awarded occurred in 1980-1981 at 91,352; for the last 5 years, data have been stable for first-professional and doctor's degrees while master's degrees have trended downward; the number of women receiving associate and higher degrees has steadily increased from 1972-1973 through 1980-1981, while the number of men receiving degrees has decreased every year since 1973-1974. (SW)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Community Colleges, Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Females, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Males, Masters Degrees, Minority Groups, Private Colleges, Professional Education, Sex Differences, State Colleges, State Surveys, Student Characteristics, Trend Analysis, Undergraduate Study
Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, P.O. Box 911, Harrisburg, PA 17108.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Information Systems.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to small print of original.