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Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), 1981-1982: Degrees Conferred (ICPSR 8287) RSS

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This study consists of data titled "Degrees and Other Awards Conferred Between July 1, 1981, and June 30, 1982" in institutions of higher education in the United States and its outlying areas. Part of the Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) XVII series, this survey provides complete data on earned degrees for the nation, the states, and individual institutions, which are widely used by planners and researchers. The collection contains reported data for 3,161 institutions and imputed data for the remaining 36 institutions. Data are provided for professional degrees, baccalaureate and higher degrees, and subbaccalaureate degrees awarded. Additional data specify number of degrees granted by level of degree, institutional control and type, academic disciplines and specialty, student enrollment, and state. Demographic items specify sex and race of recipients.

Series: Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) Series

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Citation

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics. Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), 1981-1982: Degrees Conferred. ICPSR08287-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1985-03-18. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08287.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   academic degrees, academic disciplines, associate degrees, bachelors degrees, colleges, community colleges, demographic characteristics, doctoral degrees, educational programs, higher education, masters degrees, universities

Geographic Coverage:   American Samoa, Global, Guam, Marshall Islands, Puerto Rico, United States, Virgin Islands of the United States

Time Period:  

  • 1981--1982

Universe:   Institutional units included in the Education Directory, Colleges and Universities, 1981-1982.

Data Types:   administrative records data, aggregate data, survey data

Data Collection Notes:

See the related collection, HIGHER EDUCATION GENERAL INFORMATION SURVEY (HEGIS), 1982: FINANCIAL STATISTICS (ICPSR 8290), HIGHER EDUCATION GENERAL INFORMATION SURVEY (HEGIS), 1983-1984: INSTITUTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS (ICPSR 8291), and HIGHER EDUCATION GENERAL INFORMATION SURVEY (HEGIS), 1981: RESIDENCE AND MIGRATION (ICPSR 8293).

Methodology

Sample:   A total of 3,197 institutions of higher education and their branches in operation for the 1981-1982 academic year.

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Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Education Division

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