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

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : administrative records data, aggregate data, survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) Series
Publication Date
1985-03-18
Language
English
Free Keywords
academic degrees; academic disciplines; associate degrees; bachelors degrees; colleges; community colleges; demographic characteristics; doctoral degrees; educational programs; higher education; masters degrees; universities
Description
  • Abstract

    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.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1981 / 1982
    Time period: 1981--1982
Geographic Coverage
  • American Samoa
  • Global
  • Guam
  • Marshall Islands
  • Puerto Rico
  • United States
  • Virgin Islands of the United States
Sampled Universe
Institutional units included in the Education Directory, Colleges and Universities, 1981-1982.
Sampling
A total of 3,197 institutions of higher education and their branches in operation for the 1981-1982 academic year.
Collection Mode
  • 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).

Availability
Delivery
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8287 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08287.v1
Publications
  • Snyder, Thomas D.. Chartbook of Degrees Conferred, 1969-70 to 1993-94. NCES 98-071, Washington, DC: United States Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement. 1997.
    • ID: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs98/98071.pdf (URL)
  • Young, Beth Aronstamm, Bae, Yupin. Degrees Earned by Foreign Graduate Students: Fields of Study and Plans After Graduation. NCES 98-042, Washington, DC: United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics and Improvement. 1997.
    • ID: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs98/98042.pdf (URL)
  • Morgan, Frank. Race/Ethnicity Trends in Degrees Conferred by Institutions of Higher Education: 1980-81 through 1989-90. E.D. Tab.NCES 92-093, Washington, DC: United States Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement. 1992.
  • Freund, William. Race/Ethnicity Trends in Degrees Conferred by Institutions of Higher Education: 1976-77 through 1988-89. NCES 91-212, Washington, DC: United States Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement. 1991.
  • Gordon. Racial/Ethnic Trends in Degrees Conferred by Higher Education Institutions, 1976-77 through 1986-87. NCES 90-381, Washington, DC: United States Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement. 1990.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics (1985): Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), 1981-1982: Degrees Conferred. Archival Version. Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08287