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Figure E-2. Minority share of S&E master's degrees awarded to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, by race/ethnicity: 1989–2001

Figure E-2. Minority share of S&E master's degrees awarded to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, by race/ethnicity: 1989–2001.

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, 1966–2001.

The percentages of S&E master's degrees earned by Asians/Pacific Islanders, blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians/Alaskan Natives increased during the 1990s.

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  • Table E-3. Master's degrees, by field, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1994–2001    Excel Excel icon.    PDF PDF icon.
  • Table E-4. Racial/ethnic distribution of S&E master's degrees awarded to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, by field: 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: March 2006

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