ERIC Number: ED445581
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-May
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Informational Memorandum: Degrees Conferred, 1998-99 Update.
Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison.
This publication presents data on academic degrees conferred by the University of Wisconsin System. Tables are organized by institution and level; proportion of degrees conferred by level; degrees conferred by discipline area and level; trends in degrees conferred by discipline area; degrees conferred by gender; and degrees conferred by race/ethnicity. Highlights noted include the following: number of degrees conferred (26,782); number of associate degrees conferred (825); number of bachelors degrees conferred (19,740); number of masters degrees conferred (4,864); number of doctoral degrees conferred (798); number of professional degrees conferred (555); top discipline sub-area for bachelors degrees (business management); top discipline sub-area for masters degrees (business management); top discipline sub-area for doctoral degrees (chemistry); percentage of degrees earned by women (56.6 percent); percentage of degrees earned by multicultural students (6.5 percent); and percentage of degrees earned by international students (5.1 percent). (SM)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Masters Degrees, Racial Differences, Sex Differences, State Universities, Tables (Data), Trend Analysis
University of Wisconsin System, Office of Policy Analysis and Research, 1534 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706-1525; Tel: 608-262-6441; Fax: 608-265-3175; e-mail: OPAR@uwsa.edu; Web site: http://www.uwsa.edu/opar/.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison.