ERIC Number: ED305838
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Baccalaureate Sources of 1975-1986 Doctorates Earned by American Indian, Asian, Black, Hispanic and White Men and Women Who Received Baccalaureate Degrees 1975-1982: Total Numbers Adjusted for Institutional Size.
Fuller, Carol H.
An analysis of doctoral productivity for racial/ethnic groups is presented, comparing the number of doctoral degrees earned between 1975 and 1986 by the 1975-82 baccalaureate recipients of each U.S. institution. The data are analyzed for men and for women of five racial/ethnic groups (American Indians, Asians, Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites). Statistics include the following: Whites received 91.2% of the doctorates earned by the 75-82 graduates, Indians .03%, Asians 4.2%, Blacks 2.3% and Hispanics 2.0%; Whites received 88.4% of all the doctorates earned in 1986, Indians 0.4%, Asians 4.4%, Blacks 4.0% and Hispanics 2.8%; of the 140 institutions listed for one or more of the racial/ethnic groups for men, 36 were listed only for White men; of the 104 institutions listed for one or more of the racial/ethnic groups for women, 43 were listed only for White women; and there is a declining number of Blacks earning doctorates. Appended are (1) institutions included in lists of leading baccalaureate sources of 1975-86 doctorates earned by individuals receiving baccalaureate degrees 1975-82 from U.S. institutions and (2) doctorates awarded by U.S. institutions between 1975 and 1986 to 1975-1982 baccalaureate recipients with temporary U.S. visas as well as institutions whose 1975-82 graduates with temporary U.S. visas had earned at least four doctorates from a U.S. institution in any field by 1986. Contains 14 references. (SM)
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Bachelors Degrees, Blacks, Comparative Analysis, Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Educational Attainment, Educational Status Comparison, Ethnic Groups, Females, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Minority Groups, Outcomes of Education, Sex, Whites
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Great Lakes Colleges Association, Ann Arbor, MI.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.