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Figure C-4. Bachelor's degrees awarded to racial/ethnic groups in S&E fields: 2001

Figure C-4. Bachelor's degrees awarded to racial/ethnic groups in S&E fields: 2001.

NOTE: Percents refer to percentage of each racial/ethnic group earning degrees in a given field. Physical sciences include earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, special tabulations of U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, Completions Survey, 2001

White, black, Hispanic, and American Indian/Alaskan Native S&E bachelor's degree recipients are similarly distributed across most broad S&E fields.

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  • Table C-6. Bachelor's degrees, by field, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1994–2001    Excel Excel icon.    PDF PDF icon.
  • Table C-7. Field distribution of U.S.-citizen and permanent-resident bachelor's degree recipients, by race/ethnicity: 1994–2001    Excel Excel icon.    PDF PDF icon.

This figure will be updated as new data become available. This figure was last updated May 2004.

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Last Updated: May 2004

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