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ERIC Number: ED140761
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Women's Participation in First-Professional Degree Programs in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, and Law, 1969-70 through 1974-75.
Ott, Mary Diederich.
Tables show first-year enrollment, total enrollment, and number of degrees awarded for each year, by sex. For medicine, data are also given on medical school applicants and acceptances. For dentistry, data on applicants are given. For veterinary medicine, data on acceptances are given. Results show that during the six years of the survey, the participation of women in first-professional degree programs has increased rapidly. Between 1969-70 and 1974-75 the percentage of women enrolled has risen: (1) in medicine, from 9.0 to 18.1 percent; (2) in dentistry, from 1.4 to 7.0 percent; (3) in veterinary medicine, from 8.8 to 20.4 percent; and (4) in law, from 7.0 to 20.0 percent. (MSE)
Descriptors: Degrees (Academic), Dentistry, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Trends, Females, Legal Education, Longitudinal Studies, Medical Education, National Surveys, Professional Education, Statistical Data, Statistical Studies, Tables (Data), Veterinary Medicine, Womens Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C 20402 ($0.60)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.