Number of STEM degrees conferred by U.S. institutions, by race/ethnicity 2008-2018

This statistic shows the number of STEM degrees/certificates awarded by post-secondary institutions in the United States each year from 2008-09 to 2017-18, by race/ethnicity. STEM refers to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. In the school year 2017-18, 81,769 degrees/certificates were awarded to Hispanic students.

Number of STEM degrees and certificates awarded in the United States from 2008-09 to 2017-18, by race/ethnicity

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Release date

October 2019


United States

Survey time period

school years 2008-09 to 2017-18

Supplementary notes

*Figures refer to non-resident international students awarded degrees. As no race/ethnicity data was collected for these students they are displayed separately.

**Data unavailable for 2008-09 and 2009-10

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