ERIC Number: ED262708
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred, 1983-84.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Information Systems.
Data on degrees and other formal awards conferred in 1983-1984 in Pennsylvania colleges and universities are presented, including a brief narrative section on trends. Detailed statistical tables cover the following: associate and higher degrees conferred by level of program, 1983-1984; bachelor's degrees conferred in selected major fields of study, 1974-1975 through 1983-1984; associate and higher degrees conferred by sex, 1974-1984; associate and higher degrees conferred by institutional category and level of program, 1974-1984; associate and higher degrees conferred by field of study and level of program and sex, 1983-1984; and degrees and other formal awards conferred by institution by level of program, 1983-1984. A total of 96,801 associate and higher degrees were granted, broken down by level as follows: 21,417 associate, 56,541 bachelor's, 3,812 first-professional, 13,173 master's, and 1,858 doctor's. Additional findings include: 49.5 percent of all degrees were granted to women; 24 percent of all bachelor's degrees were in business and management, up from 13.7 percent in 1974-1975; and the number of associate degrees increased 6,875, up 47.3 percent since 1974-1975. (SW)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Community Colleges, Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Females, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Males, Masters Degrees, Private Colleges, Professional Education, Sex Differences, State Colleges, State Surveys, Student Characteristics, Trend Analysis, Undergraduate Study
Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Information Systems.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania