ERIC Number: ED232527
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Trends in Degrees Awarded by Maryland Public & Private Colleges & Universities, 1971-1982. Volume II. Postsecondary Education Data Reports.
Maryland State Board for Higher Education, Annapolis.
Data on degrees awarded by Maryland public and private colleges and universities for fiscal years 1971-1982 are presented. Twelve-year trends in total degrees awarded by institution are presented, along with 6-year trends (1977-1982) in degrees awarded for each program at each institution in Maryland. In addition to the detailed statistical tables, a brief narrative summary is provided. Highlights include the following: there has been continued steady growth in the number of lower-division certificates awarded in recent years; associate degree production at community colleges increased during the first part of the 1970s and then stabilized; bachelor's degrees increased by one-third at the University of Maryland's University College, while the public colleges and private colleges experienced slightly more than 20 percent growth in bachelor's degree production; at the master's level, the state institutions increased degree production by 47 percent, and the private institutions more than doubled in degree production during 1971-1982; at the doctoral level, there has been relative stability at both the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University; and first-professional degree production at the University of Maryland increased during the early 1970s and stabilized since 1977. (SW)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Community Colleges, Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Educational Certificates, Intellectual Disciplines, Majors (Students), Masters Degrees, Postsecondary Education, Private Colleges, Professional Education, State Colleges, State Surveys, Trend Analysis
Maryland State Board for Higher Education, 16 Francis Street, Annapolis, MD 21401.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Board for Higher Education, Annapolis.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland