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