Thursday, June 03, 2010

[IWS] NSF: Jump in Fall 2008 Enrollments of First-Time, Full-Time S&E Graduate Students [2 June 2010]

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National Science Foundation (NSF)



Jump in Fall 2008 Enrollments of First-Time, Full-Time S&E Graduate Students [2 June 2010]

NSF 10-320 | June 2010


[full-text, 8 pages]



Enrollments of first-time, full-time graduate students in science and engineering (S&E) programs reached a record 108,819 in 2008, representing 20.6% of all graduate enrollments in these fields. The increase, 7.8% over fall 2007, was the largest 1-year increase in the last 10 years (table 1). For the first time since 2003, first-time enrollment in engineering fields grew faster among U.S. citizens and permanent residents than among foreign students with temporary visas (table 2).


AND MUCH MORE...including TABLES....


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