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Digest of Education Statistics: 2004
Digest of Education Statistics: 2004

NCES 2006-005
October 2005


Table 384. Postsecondary enrollment status of 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients, by undergraduate major: 1997

_____________________________________________________________________________________________
                                       |     Ever |        Enrolled in April 1997\1\
                                       | enrolled |__________________________________________
Undergraduate major field of           |    since |Enrolled|Enrolled |  Enrolled |  Enrolled
study and educational attainment       |graduation|   full |    part |       and |   and not
                                       |          |   time |    time |  employed |  employed
_______________________________________|__________|________|_________|___________|___________
1                                      |        2 |      3 |       4 |         5 |         6
_______________________________________|__________|________|_________|___________|___________
                                       |                         Percent
                                       |_____________________________________________________
All graduates..........................|      29.8|     8.5|      9.2|       13.0|        4.7
                                       |__________|________|_________|___________|___________
Professional fields ...................|      25.8|     5.0|      9.4|       12.0|        2.4
  Engineering .........................|      33.9|     6.6|     11.1|       14.1|        3.6
  Business and management .............|      16.3|     3.7|      5.7|        7.5|        1.9
  Health professions ..................|      26.6|     7.6|      6.5|        9.9|        4.2
  Education ...........................|      38.0|     5.5|     16.9|       20.1|        2.3
  Public affairs and social services ..|      26.4|     4.1|      9.0|       12.3|        0.8
                                       |          |        |         |           |
Arts and sciences fields ..............|      38.5|    15.1|      9.3|       15.2|        9.2
  Biological sciences .................|      52.1|    33.9|      8.2|       16.6|       25.5
  Mathematics and other sciences       |      39.2|    12.6|      8.3|       13.1|        7.8
  Psychology ..........................|      42.0|    18.8|      7.7|       18.2|        8.3
  Social sciences .....................|      35.9|    10.9|     11.9|       16.7|        6.1
  History .............................|      40.8|    13.8|      9.2|       11.8|       11.2
  Humanities ..........................|      31.7|    10.5|      8.3|       13.6|        5.2
                                       |          |        |         |           |
Other..................................|      24.0|     6.3|      8.1|       11.9|        2.5
_______________________________________|__________|________|_________|___________|___________

\1\ Includes enrollment at any level in a degree or non-degree program.

NOTE: Data are from a sample survey of recent college graduates. Notes on methodology are included in the Guide to Sources.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 1993/97 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study (B&B:93/97). (This table was prepared April 2001.)