ERIC Number: ED214456
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Data on Earned Degrees Conferred by Institutions of Higher Education by Race, Ethnicity, and Sex, Academic Year 1978-1979. Volumes I and II.
Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
Summations of data collected through the survey, "Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred Between July 1, 1978, and June 30, 1979" are presented in this two-volume report. The survey is part of the Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS XII). All sections report on bachelor's, master's, doctor's, first-professional, and associate degrees, and on other awards based on less than four years of work beyond high school conferred by institutions of higher education. Data are categorized by race, ethnicity, and sex, as well as by institution, state, and nation, 1978-1979. Volumes I and II together include the following sections: degrees conferred by institution; degrees conferred for major field by institution; degrees conferred in public institutions; and degrees conferred in private institutions. Institutions receiving federal assistance in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and outlying areas of the United States were surveyed for this study. Appended are: requirements for reporting and definitions of terms--in the instruction sheets for the survey instrument (Appendix A), and technical notes (Appendix B). (LC)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Ethnicity, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Masters Degrees, National Surveys, Private Colleges, Professional Education, Professional Training, Questionnaires, Race, Sex, State Colleges
Office of Special Concerns, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Washington, DC 20202.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.