ERIC Number: ED474804
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Sep
Roster of Astronomy Departments with Enrollment and Degree Data, 2000. AIP Report.
Nicholson, Starr; Mulvey, Patrick J.
This roster contains detailed information from the annual Survey of Enrollments and Degrees. The report contains data reported by degree-granting astronomy departments in the United States for 1999-2000 introductory astronomy course enrollments, 1999-2000 degrees, and fall 2000 undergraduate majors and graduate student enrollments. In the United States in fall 2000, there were 71 degree-granting astronomy departments. Of these, 34 were combined with the physics department at the same university. The remaining 37 departments are administered separately from the physics department. All but 2 of the 71 departments contributed to this roster, although some departments only supplied partial data. In fall 2000, there were 391 juniors majoring in astronomy at these institutions and 461 seniors majoring in astronomy. Of the 809 graduate students in astronomy, 612 were from foreign countries. In 1999-2000, 202 bachelors degrees were granted in physics, 25 master's degrees, and 139 PhDs. The roster lists institutions alphabetically within each state. (SLD)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Inst. of Physics, College Park, MD. Statistical Research Center.
Note: For the 1999 report, see HE 035 713.