ERIC Number: ED418658
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred: Kentucky Colleges and Universities, 1995-1996.
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, Frankfort.
This report provides 17 tables which summarize total associate, baccalaureate, master's, specialist's, doctoral, and first-professional degrees, and other formal awarded conferred between July 1, 1995 and June 30, 1996 by Kentucky institutions of higher education. These institutions include state-supported universities and community colleges, independent four-year and two-year colleges and universities, and theological seminaries. Of the 26,061 degrees awarded, 21,484 degrees were awarded by state-supported institutions, 17,776 at the eight universities and 3,708 at the 14 community colleges. Independent four-year and two-year institutions granted 4,345 degrees. Theological seminaries awarded 648 degrees. Overall, more degrees (first and second majors) were generated in education, business management and administrative services, and health professions and related sciences than other degree program areas. At the baccalaureate level, 16 percent of the majors were in business and 15 percent in education. Forty-five percent of the master's and specialist's majors were in education. Education led the doctoral degree programs (24 percent) followed by biological sciences (12 percent). At the associate degree level, health sciences (35 percent) and liberal arts and sciences (32 percent) were the most popular degree programs. Almost half (49 percent) of the first professional degrees were in law followed by medicine (28 percent). (DB)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Career Choice, Community Colleges, Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Masters Degrees, Private Colleges, Professional Education, Public Colleges, State Colleges, State Universities, Tables (Data), Technology Education
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320, Frankfort, KY 40601-8204.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, Frankfort.
Note: For previous edition, see ED 398 832.