ERIC Number: ED535119
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Roster of Physics Departments with Enrollment and Degree Data, 2011: Results from the 2011 Survey of Enrollments and Degrees. Focus On
Nicholson, Starr; Mulvey, Patrick J.
Statistical Research Center of the American Institute of Physics
Academic year 2010-11 produced 2 new all-time highs for physics bachelor's and physics PhDs conferred in the U.S. The 6,296 physics bachelor's degrees earned in the class of 2011 represent a 73% increase from a recent low in the class of 1999 twelve years earlier. The 1,688 PhDs in the class of 2011 is up 55% from a recent low 7 years earlier. This roster contains detailed data from the annual Survey of Enrollments and Degrees. The survey was conducted in the fall of the 2011-12 academic year and covers all degree-granting physics departments in the United States.
Descriptors: Physics, Academic Degrees, Departments, Enrollment, National Surveys, School Surveys, Educational Trends, Higher Education, School Statistics
Statistical Research Center of the American Institute of Physics. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740. Tel: 301-209-3067; Fax: 301-209-0843; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.aip.org/statistics
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: American Institute of Physics, Statistical Research Center