ERIC Number: ED368236
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Summary Report of Degrees Granted by Arkansas Institutions of Higher Education, 1990-91.
Arkansas State Dept. of Higher Education, Little Rock.
This document offers a summary report of degrees granted at Arkansas state and independent higher education institutions for 1990-91 and highlights trends over a 5-year period. A summary section notes that 12,533 degrees were conferred, a 2.8 percent increase from the previous year and a 11.7 percent increase from 1986-87. Associate degrees rose again to a total of 2,052 for the year. Bachelors degrees increased by 4.2 percent over the previous year. Masters degrees granted declined for the third year in a row with the number of Masters in education dropping steadily since 1986-87. Doctoral degrees awarded dropped by 5.2 percent after the previous year's large increase. First professional degrees showed an increase of 9.3 percent, the first increase in 3 years. A special section reports on degree productivity in nursing which increased by 27.8 percent in 1990-91. Another section reports on degree production in programs approved by the State Board of Higher Education since 1981. Appendix A lists degrees granted by public institutions from 1986-87 to 1990-91 and degrees granted by independent institutions in the same period. Appendix B contains tables showing degrees and awards conferred in 1990-91 by two-year public institutions, degrees granted by four-year state institutions, and degrees granted by independent institutions. Appendix C contains tables showing degrees by ethnicity, 1989-90 through 1990-91. Appendixes D and E provide a glossary and list of institutional names and abbreviations. (JB)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arkansas State Dept. of Higher Education, Little Rock.
Note: For 1987-90 reports, see HE 027 128-130.