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ERIC Number: ED524565
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Aug
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Roster of Astronomy Departments with Enrollment and Degree Data, 2010: Results from the 2010 Survey of Enrollments and Degrees. Focus On
Nicholson, Starr; Mulvey, Patrick J.
Statistical Research Center of the American Institute of Physics
Academic year 2009-10 produced more astronomy bachelor's than in any other time in US history. The 382 astronomy physics bachelor's degrees earned in the class of 2010 represent a 19% increase from the previous class and an increase of 89% from a decade earlier. The number of astronomy PhDs conferred has remained at around 150 for the last 3 years. This roster contains detailed data from the annual Survey of Enrollments and Degrees. The survey was conducted in the fall of the 2010-11 academic year and includes all degree-granting astronomy departments in the United States.
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Institute of Physics, Statistical Research Center