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Postsecondary Institutions and Cost of Attendance in 2016-17; Degrees and Other Awards Conferred, 2015-16; and 12-Month Enrollment, 2015-16: First Look

Categories: Education-Higher,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017075.pdf

A preliminary look at current costs, degrees awarded, and persistence in higher education.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups 2017

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017051.pdf

Profiles current conditions and recent trends in the education of students by racial and ethnic groups.  Covers such topics for each group as demographic characteristics, student achievement, student behaviors and persistence in education, postsecondary participation, and educational outcomes.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Early Millennials: The Sophomore Class of 2002 a Decade Later: Statistical Analysis Report

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017437.pdf

Covers early adult milestones for the group, including enrollment in postsecondary education, progress toward completion of a college degree, family formation, employment status, and earnings.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

2015 Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Education-Higher,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17306/static/report/nsf17306.pdf

Annual report on individuals who receive research doctoral degrees from U.S. universities.  Covers characteristics of students who earn doctorates, fields of study, sources of financial support, time required to attain degree, and the employment outcomes including salary.  Also hs special coverage on international students who intend to stay in the U.S.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

The 2015 Survey of Doctorate Recipients Expands its Population Coverage and Reporting on Field of Study

Categories: Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17319/nsf17319.pdf

Agency press release which explains changes in the annual survey, including expansion of detail for employment characteristics of doctoral recipients and full representation of internationally-residing U.S.-trained doctorate holders. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Physician Workforce

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Education-Higher,Health/Medical

http://www.gao.gov/assets/690/684946.pdf

In anticipation of serious shortages of primary care physicians in rural areas in the near future, this report looks at graduate medical education (GME), locations and types of training from 2005 to 2015 and federal efforts to expand GME training in rural areas in primary care.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Four Years After a Bachelor’s Degree: Employment, Enrollment, and Debt Among College Graduates

Categories: Education-Higher,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017438.pdf

Covers graduates’ employment history, amount of debt, current salary, and their experiences with unemployment.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

The Condition of Education 2017

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Statistics,Tests/Assessments

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017144.pdf

Presents 50 indicators on education topics from pre-K through postgrad as well as labor force outcomes and international comparisons.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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