ERIC Number: ED472501
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Dec
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Degrees Conferred: 2001-02 Update. Informational Memorandum.
Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison. Office of Policy Analysis and Research.
This memorandum contains facts about degrees conferred by institutions in the University of Wisconsin (UW) System in 2001-2002. Overall, the system conferred 28,894 degrees, of which 1,164 were associate degrees and 21,304 were bachelor's degrees. Institutions in the system conferred 5,083 master's degrees, 736 doctoral degrees, and 607 professional degrees. The top discipline sub-area in terms of bachelor's and master's degrees conferred was business administration, but the greatest number of doctoral degrees were granted in Chemistry. Women earned 57.1% of all degrees in the university system, and students of color received 6.6% of the total degrees, exceeding the 4.4% conferred on international students. Detailed data are presented in seven tables. (SLD)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, College Graduates, Doctoral Degrees, Higher Education, Masters Degrees
University of Wisconsin System, Office of Policy Analysis and Research, 1534 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706. Tel: 608-262-6441. For full text: http://www.uwsa.edu/opar/pdf/dc01-02.pdf.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison. Office of Policy Analysis and Research.