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ERIC Number: ED381079
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Mar
Pages: 85
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: ISBN-0-16-045555-3
Degrees and Other Awards Conferred by Institutions of Higher Education: 1992-93. E.D. TABS.
Morgan, Frank B.; Broyles, Susan G.
This report presents data in 20 tables on degrees conferred during the 1992-93 academic year by the nation's accredited institutions of higher education using data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Included are tables that show: numbers of degrees conferred by institutional type (public or private), by level of degree, and by sex for all 50 states and the District of Columbia; numbers of degrees conferred by race/ethnicity; numbers of degrees conferred by level of degree; and numbers of awarded certificates, associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, doctoral degrees, and first-professional degrees under different configurations of variables. Highlighted findings include: (1) institutions conferred 2.2 million degrees in academic years 1992-93, a 3 percent increase over 1991-92; (2) 24 percent of awarded degrees were associate degrees, 54 percent were bachelor's degrees, 17 percent were master's degrees, 2 percent were doctorates, and 3 percent were first-professional degrees; (3) public institutions awarded almost 69 percent of all degrees; (4) women received the majority of degrees (55 percent) as well as the majority of associate, bachelor's and master's degrees; (5) White, non-Hispanics received 77 percent of the degrees awarded, while minorities received 15 percent; (6) Non-resident aliens, who received 5 percent of all degrees received 12 percent of all master's degrees and 27 percent of all doctoral degrees. (JB)
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.