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ERIC Number: ED097842
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jul
Nuclear Engineering: Enrollments and Degrees. Enrollments-Fall 1973, Degrees Granted-July 1965-June 1973.
Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, DC. Office of Industrial Relations.
This document presents statistical data concerning enrollments for fall 1973 and degrees granted 1965-June 1973 in nuclear engineering. Highlights of this survey of educational institutions indicated: (1) Ph.D.'s decreased to 126 from 149 in 1971-72 and from 181 in 1969-70. (2) MS's increased to 442 from 428 in 1971-72. (3) BS's increased to 551 from 464 in 1971-72. (4) Foreign nationals represented 3 percent of the BS, 13 percent of the MS, and 22 percent of the Ph.D. graduates, smaller percentages of MS and Ph.D. graduates than the prior year. (5) The percent of foreign nationals increased among doctoral candidates and undergraduate students; the percent among master's candidates decreased. (6) Private industry continued to recruit the largest portion of the graduates at all levels. (7) The percent of MBS and MS graduates remaining for further study declined. (8) Women and minority U. S. citizens (black, oriental, Spanish-speaking, or Native American Indians) represent no more than 3 percent of enrollees or graduates in any category or at any level. (MJM)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, DC. Office of Industrial Relations.