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Figure C-3. S&E bachelor's degrees awarded per 1,000 U.S. citizens and permanent residents 20–24 years old, by race/ethnicity: 1989–2000

Figure C-3. S&E bachelor's degrees awarded per 1,000 U.S. citizens and permanent residents 20–24 years old, by race/ethnicity: 1989–2000.

NOTE: National data not available for 1999.

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, 1989–2001; and U.S. Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey.

Blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians/Alaskan Natives earn fewer S&E bachelor's degrees relative to their population than do whites, but the differences narrowed in the 1990s.

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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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