Data on People from Underrepresented Groups in the Physical Sciences and Engineering

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June 2020

Compiling bachelor's degree data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), we provide details on the representation of People who are Hispanic, African American, and Native American and Alaska Natives in physical science and engineering fields.

We provide an interactive graphing tool researchers can use to examine data from eight physical science fields and many engineering fields. (The underlying data can be downloaded below.)

In this release, data are available from the 2011 to 2017 survey years. As new final release datasets are made available by NCES, the data sheet will be updated. Raw data can be accessed at: https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/use-the-data.