Physics Degrees by Race/Ethnicity

Physics Degrees Race Ethnicity 2018

This graph illustrates the percentage of physics bachelor's and doctoral degrees awarded to various races/ethnicities.

  • The degree data are an average of five years (2013-2017) and are collected from the IPEDS Completion Survey by Race.
  • The White/Caucasian data are represented on a secondary axis.
  • The percentage of college age students (20-24 year olds) in each ethnicity is represented by the black lines on each column and are collected from the U.S. Census.

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