Post-secondary STEM Education

2008 – Demographics

Women constituted a majority of students who received post-secondary degrees. In 2006, some ##% of all bachelor’s degrees were awarded to women, up from ##% in 1986. In degree fields…

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2008 – Post-secondary STEM Education

New manpower, especially the recruitment of talented college graduates with degrees in such fields as astronomy; aeronautical and astronautical engineering; atmospheric, Earth, and space sciences; and mathematics, will be key…

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2010 – Demographics

In the United States, NASA continues to be a significant source of demand for new space professionals. Over the past five years, NASA has hired more than ## new science…

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2010 – U.S. Trends

Considered together, recent NASA and U.S. aerospace company hiring statistics indicate that there is a combined demand for thousands of new S&E workers each year in the United States, a…

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2012 – Demographics

Universities in the United States attract a large number of foreign students. The largest proportion of these students comes from ##, followed by ## and ##. Retaining these highly trained…

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2013 – Demographics

In the United States, the number of STEM graduates has been growing at all degree attainment levels. Bachelor’s degrees grew ##% from 2000 to 2010, while master’s and doctoral degrees…

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