Women, Minorities, and Persons with

Disabilities in Science and Engineering

Abbreviations


ACT
American College Testing
ADA
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
AP
Advanced Placement
   
BIA
Bureau of Indian Affairs
   
GRE
Graduate Record Examination
   
HBCU
Historically Black College or University
HEGIS
Higher Education General Information Survey
   
IPEDS
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
   
NAEP National Assessment of Educational Progress
NCES National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
NIH National Institutes of Health
NPSAS National Postsecondary Student Aid Study
NSF National Science Foundation
   
PSAT Preliminary SAT
   
R&D research and development
   
S&E science and engineering
SAT Scholastic Assessment Test
SDR Survey of Doctorate Recipients
SED Survey of Earned Doctorates
SIPP Survey of Income and Program Participation
SME science, mathematics, and engineering
SRS Division of Science Resources Studies, National Science Foundation
SESTAT Scientist and Engineer Statistics Data System



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