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Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities
NCES 2007-039
September 2007


Figure 23.2.

Difference in percentages of male and female graduate fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1976-2004


Difference in percentages of male and female graduate fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1976–2004

NOTE: Data from 1976 to 1990 are for institutions of higher education that were accredited by an agency or association that was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, or recognized directly by the Secretary of Education. Later data are for degree-granting institutions. The new degree-granting classification is very similar to the earlier higher education classification, except that it includes some additional institutions, primarily 2-year colleges, and excludes a few higher education institutions that did not award associate or higher degrees. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic origin.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics, 2005 (NCES 2006-030), data from the Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Fall Enrollment in Colleges and Universities" surveys, 1976 and 1980; and 1990 through 2004 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Fall Enrollment" survey, 1990, and Spring 2001 through Spring 2005.

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