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ERIC Number: ED367238
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Certificates and Degrees Conferred in Colorado Publicly-Supported Colleges and Universities FY 1982-83 through FY 1991-92.
Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Denver.
This report provides information on the number of degrees awarded at Colorado public universities and colleges. Comparisons are made to the base year of 1982-83, allowing for 10-year comparisons. Detail by ethnicity and gender are available beginning in fiscal year (FY) 1985-86 and analyses by institutional sector, by degree level, and by program area are also presented. Terms and definitions are provided at the report's end. Statistical appendices comprise over 90 percent of the report. Appendix A contains a listing of degrees aggregated by institution and program area. The other two appendices provide, respectively, lists of programs by Classification of Instruction Program (CIP) codes and an alphabetical list of program names with a crosswalk to CIP codes. Among the findings are the following: (1) statewide, 27,017 degrees were awarded in FY 1992, an 18 percent increase over FY 1983; (2) every institutional sector showed an increase in awards granted since the comparison year for FY 1983; (3) the largest degree level increases were in bachelor's degrees and master's degrees; (4) over a 3-year period from FY 1990 to FY 1992, the number of ethnic minorities increased at every degree level except at the doctoral degree level; and (5) over the same 3-year period from women received more degrees than men at every degree level except at the doctoral level. (GLR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Comparative Analysis, Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Ethnic Groups, Higher Education, Masters Degrees, Minority Groups, Sex Differences, State Colleges, State Surveys, State Universities, Statistical Data, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Denver.