Figure B-1. Students with disabilities as a percentage of undergraduate and graduate students, by field: 2004
Figure Updated: December 2008
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2003–04 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:04).
Students with disabilities were a higher percentage of undergraduate than of graduate students in 2004.
- Among undergraduates, students with disabilities were roughly 11% of students in most fields.
- Among graduate students, students with disabilities were roughly 7% of students in most fields.
- Students with disabilities were a slightly higher percentage of social and behavioral sciences graduate students (10%) and a slightly lower percentage of engineering and computer sciences graduate students (3%) than of graduate students in other fields.