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ERIC Number: ED365540
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Dec
Pages: 67
Abstractor: N/A
Undergraduate Origins of Recent Science and Engineering Doctorate Recipients.
Hill, Susan T.; And Others
Because undergraduate education is the foundation for graduate studies, it is important to know where our Nation's science and engineering (S&E) doctorate recipients are receiving their undergraduate training. Specifically, this report addresses the following broad questions: (1) What are the undergraduate origins of S&E doctorate holders? (2) Which educational institutions contribute most to the undergraduate education of recent S&E doctorate recipients? (3) What proportions of S&E doctorate holders earned their baccalaureate at a doctorate granting institution? (4) What roles do the various baccalaureate-origin institutions play in S&E predoctorate education? (5) What role do two-year colleges play in the undergraduate education of persons who later earn an S&E doctorate? and (6) Are the top-ranking baccalaureate institutions of women and racial/ethnic minorities the same as those of men and whites? (PR)
Division of Science Resources Studies, National Science Foundation, Washington, DC 20550.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation. Washington, DC. Div. of Information Science and Technology.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A