Figure B-1. Minority undergraduate engineering students,
by race/ethnicity: 1990–2002
SOURCE: American Association of Engineering Societies, Engineering Workforce Commission, special tabulations.
Minorities account for an increasing proportion of undergraduate engineering enrollment.
- The percentage of undergraduate engineering students who are white decreased from 76 percent in 1990 to 68 percent in 2002.
- The Asian/Pacific Islander share of engineering enrollment generally increased between 1990 and 2002.
- The Black, Hispanic, and American Indian/Alaskan Native share of engineering enrollment also increased, although there has been little growth or some decline since the late 1990s.
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- Table B-9. Undergraduate enrollment in engineering programs, by sex, race/ethnicity, and citizenship: 1994–2002 Excel PDF
This figure will be updated as new data become available. This figure was last updated May 2004.