ERIC Number: ED097825
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Sep
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Graduate Student Admissions Survey, 1973. Report No. 1-74.
State Univ. of New York, Albany. Central Staff Office of Institutional Research.
This report presents data concerning applications, acceptances, and new enrollments in all graduate programs of the State University of New York for the spring 1973, summer 1973, and fall 1973 terms. Regarding masters admissions it was found that: (1) there were 22,237 applications for masters degree programs in 1973, up 313 or 1.4 percent; (2) acceptance rates for these applications varied widely from 20 percent to 92 percent, with an average of 64 percent of the applications given favorable decisions, compared to 62 percent in 1972; (3) the number of full-time and part-time masters degree students who actually enrolled was considerably less than the number of applications accepted by state university institutions. Statistics concerning doctoral admissions indicated that: (1) applications for doctoral degree programs and graduate certificate programs in 1973 totaled 11,939; (2) acceptance rates for these applications varied from 16 percent to 100 percent, with an average of 42 percent of the applications being accepted; (3) the number of full-time and part-time doctoral degree and graduate certificate students who actually enrolled was considerably less than the number of applications accepted by the state university institutions. Additional findings cover the masters, doctoral, first-professional degree admissions, and trends in graduate admissions data. (MJM)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
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Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Albany. Central Staff Office of Institutional Research.