Roster of Astronomy Departments with Enrollment and Degree Data, 2012

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Results from the 2012 Survey of Enrollments and Degrees
August 2013
Starr Nicholson and Patrick J. Mulvey

2012 astro roster

The most current enrollment and degree data for each degree-granting astronomy department in the U.S.  The total number of astronomy bachelor's degrees awarded in recent years has increased sharply with about twice as many degrees being awarded than a decade ago.  The number of astronomy PhDs awarded in recent years has also been increasing, up about 50% from a decade ago.  The findings in this report come from the annual AIP survey of Enrollments and Degrees.


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