Degrees Awarded to Underrepresented Minorities, by Field

This graph shows the percentage of degrees in various fields earned by underrepresented ethnic and racial minorities (URMs) at U.S. institutions. In this case, URMs include African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indian/Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians. Degrees awarded to temporary residents are not included in the calculations.

The data represent a 5-year average for the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees for the five most recent years that data are available.

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URM Degrees 5yr 2018