ERIC Number: ED240949
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Feb
Reference Count: 0
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)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, College Graduates, Degrees (Academic), Females, Graduate Students, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Majors (Students), Males, Masters Degrees, Minority Groups, Private Colleges, State Colleges, Undergraduate Students
Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education, 61 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06150.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Board of Higher Education, Hartford.
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