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ERIC Number: ED240949
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Feb
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
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Degrees Conferred by Connecticut Institutions of Higher Education, 1982-83. Research Report R-1-84.
Connecticut State Board of Higher Education, Hartford.
Data and narrative information on degrees conferred by Connecticut colleges and universities in 1982-1983 are presented. Information is also presented on degrees conferred by discipline, level, gender, and minority status. Trends include the following: 26,712 degrees were conferred in 1982-1983 by Connecticut colleges; the total number of degrees conferred was up in the independent sector but down in the public sector; in comparison to 1981-1982, the number of awards in engineering grew the most, followed by business and management; the largest decline was in education; in the same 1-year period, the discipline showing the largest rate of growth was computer and information sciences; the largest rate of decline was in library science, followed by education; the number of bachelors' degrees conferred declined slightly from 1 year earlier; women received over half of all awards at the master's level and below, and one-third of all degrees at the doctorate and first-professional levels; minority students received 6.3 percent of all awards in 1982-1983, up from 5.6 percent in 1980-1981; and minorities were best represented at the first-professional level, receiving 8.2 percent of all such awards in 1982-1983. (SW)
Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education, 61 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06150.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Board of Higher Education, Hartford.
Identifiers: Connecticut
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