ERIC Number: ED192705
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Earned Degrees Conferred, 1976-77: Summary Data.
Smith, Stanley V.; Davis, Geneva C.
Data on earned degrees conferred in the United States are presented. The data cover the period July 1, 1976 through June 30, 1977 and were collected from the survey instrument, "Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred," from the 12th annual Higher Education General Information Survey. Data on baccalaureate and higher degrees are presented in summary and detailed tables that show the numbers of degrees granted by level of degree, institutional control and level, sex of recipient, state, and discipline division and specialty. Information is presented on the purpose of the survey, the survey organization and methodology, and on trends from 1966-77 to 1976-77. A sample survey form is included. (SW)
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, College Graduates, Comparative Analysis, Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Educational Trends, Females, Geographic Location, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Males, Masters Degrees, National Surveys, Private Colleges, Research Methodology, State Colleges, Statistical Analysis
National Center for Education Statistics, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC 20202
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.