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Graduate Science Education [microform] : Student Support and Postdoctorals, Fall 1975. Surveys of Science Resources Series / Susan G. Broyles and Others
Bib ID 5341112
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Broyles, Susan G
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1977 
152 p. 

This is the 1975 National Science Foundation (NSF) annual survey of total graduate and postdoctoral enrollment in science and engineering in the United States. Data elements collected from 7,664 departments of 354 Ph.D. granting institutions include: (1) enrollment status (full and part-time); (2) level of study (first year and beyond first year); (3) citizenship; (4) sex of students; (5) type of institution (public or private); and (6) distribution among areas and fields of engineering and science. Data trends are reported for the period 1967-1975. Findings include: (1) growth in graduate science enrollment was up 8% over 1974 for full-time enrollment to 210,600, and up 14% over 1974 for part-time enrollment to 80,000; (2) increases in enrollment occurred in every science area with the largest gain in social sciences, 16%, followed by the life sciences, 9%; (3) first-year enrollment rose 8% while beyond first-year enrollment rose 10%; (4) the overall rise of 24% in master's level enrollment was four times the growth rate of doctorate-level enrollment; (5) federally supported full-time students rose for the first time since 1972, but was less than 1%; (6) women enrolled full-time increased 13%; and (7) foreign enrollment, on the decline for the previous three years, increased 4%. (SL)


Availability: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 038-000-0033-0, $2.20).

ERIC Note: For related document, see ED 129 635; Not available in hard copy due to small type of the original document.

Educational level discussed: Higher Education.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects College Science.  |  Educational Trends.  |  Engineering Education.  |  Enrollment.  |  Graduate Students.  |  Graduate Study.  |  Higher Education.  |  Mathematics Education.  |  Medical Education.  |  National Surveys.  |  Postdoctoral Education.  |  Science Education.  |  National Science Foundation
Form/genre Reports, Research.
Other authors/contributors National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies
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