ERIC Number: ED272074
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jun
Enrollments and Degrees. AIP Report.
Ellis, Susanne D.
Trends in enrollments and degrees for physics and astronomy students are examined, based on the American Institute of Physics' annual Survey of Enrollments and Degrees. A total of 787 physics and/or astronomy degree-granting departments were contacted. Information is included on: physics enrollments and degrees awarded by academic year, 1974-1986; undergraduate and graduate enrollments and degrees by physics degree-granting schools by degree type, 1974-1986; introductory physics enrollments in physics degree-granting institutions by geographic region, 1975-1986; undergraduate physics majors by geographic region and level of institution, 1985-1986; trends in entering U.S. and foreign graduate physics students, 1976-1986; foreign graduate physics students and number of teaching assistantships by region and type of institution, 1985-1986; full- and part-time graduate physics enrollment by type of institution, 1976-1986; actual and projected number of physics doctorates granted, 1975-1990; number of physics degrees granted by sex and minority group status, 1984-1985; trends in astronomy enrollments and degrees, 1976-1986; and astronomy enrollments (1985-1986) and degrees (1984-1985) by type of institution. (SW)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Bachelors Degrees, Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Enrollment Trends, Foreign Students, Geographic Regions, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Introductory Courses, Masters Degrees, National Surveys, Physics, Student Characteristics, Undergraduate Study
American Institute of Physics, 335 East 45 Street, New York, NY 10017.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Inst. of Physics, New York, NY. Manpower Statistics Div.
Note: For 1985 report, see ED 264 746.