ERIC Number: ED381079
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Ethnicity, Geographic Regions, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Masters Degrees, National Surveys, Professional Education, Race, Sex, Statistical Data, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data)
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.