ERIC Number: ED547605
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Roster of Astronomy Departments with Enrollment and Degree Data, 2012: Results from the 2012 Survey of Enrollments and Degrees. Focus On
Nicholson, Starr; Mulvey, Patrick J.
Statistical Research Center of the American Institute of Physics
The U.S. has experienced a sharp increase in the number of bachelor astronomy degrees awarded in recent years with about twice as many degrees now being awarded than a decade ago. There were 385 astronomy bachelor's degrees awarded in the 2011-12 academic year. The number of astronomy PhDs awarded in recent years is up about 50% from a decade earlier. This roster contains detailed data from the annual Survey of Enrollments and Degrees. The survey was conducted in the fall of 2012 and covers all degree-granting astronomy departments in the United States.
Descriptors: Astronomy, Bachelors Degrees, Departments, Masters Degrees, Doctoral Degrees, Academic Degrees, Enrollment Trends, National Surveys, College Science, Educational Attainment, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Foreign Students, Majors (Students), Physics
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: American Institute of Physics, Statistical Research Center