ERIC Number: ED074986
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Earned Degrees Conferred: 1969-70 Summary Data.
Hooper, Mary Evans
This document presents a report of earned degrees conferred by institutions of higher education in the United States in 1969-1970. Some of the highlights of the report include: (1) 1,072,581 degrees were conferred at the bachelor's and higher levels at 1,617 institutions; (2) publically controlled institutions awarded 65% of all degrees; (3) publically controlled institutions awarded 66% of all bachelor's degrees, 42% of all first-professional degrees; 65% of all master's degrees, and 64% of all doctoral degrees; (4) 54% of all bachelor's degrees were in the areas of education, social sciences, and business and commerce; (5) 60% of all master's degrees were in the areas of education, social sciences, and business and commerce; and (6) 47% of all doctoral degrees were in the areas of education, the physical sciences, and the social sciences. (HS)
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Masters Degrees
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.50; HE 5.254:54013-70)
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Authoring Institution: National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Higher Education Surveys Branch.