Figure D-3. Field distribution of graduate students, by disability status: 2004
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, 2004.
Graduate students with disabilities differ somewhat from students without disabilities in their distribution across disciplines.
- A higher percentage of graduate students with disabilities than without disabilities were in social/behavioral sciences and in education.
- Similar percentages of graduate students with and without disabilities were enrolled in graduate programs in three broad field groups: life/physical sciences; humanities; and law in 2004.
- A lower percentage of graduate students with disabilities than without was in the combined engineering/computer sciences/mathematics fields.
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This figure will be updated as new data become available. This figure was last updated December 2006.