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ERIC Number: ED527046
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Nov
Pages: 10
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
The Foreign Born with Science and Engineering Degrees: 2010. American Community Survey Briefs. ACSBR/10-06
Gambino, Christine; Gryn, Thomas
US Census Bureau
This brief will discuss patterns of science and engineering educational attainment within the foreign-born population living in the United States, using data from the 2010 American Community Survey (ACS). The analysis is restricted to the population aged 25 and older, and the results are presented on science and engineering degree attainment by place of birth and sex, as well as metropolitan statistical area. Science and engineering fields of degree, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, are divided into seven subcategories: 1) computers, mathematics, and statistics; 2) biological, agricultural, and environmental sciences; 3) physical and related sciences; 4) psychology; 5) social sciences; 6) engineering; and 7) multidisciplinary sciences. (Contains 4 tables, 5 figures and 7 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: US Census Bureau
Identifiers - Location: United States