Statistical Information

ASEE College Profiles

ASEE collects data from participating schools across the country and publishes data broken down by school, degrees, ethnicity, and gender. There is a data mining tool available to ASEE members, and some summary data in the document “Engineering by the Numbers” Data tables include: the Percentage of Bachelor’s Degrees Awarded to Women by Discipline: 17.8% of Total; Bachelor’s Degrees by Ethnicity, Bachelor’s Degrees Awarded by Ethnicity and Gender; Master's Degrees by Ethnicity; and Percentage of Women and Minority Faculty.

Creation and Enhancement of Engineering focused Diversity Centers

Center for Engineering Diversity at University of Southern California

US Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences:  National Center for Education Statistics

“The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) (see Organizational Chart) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES is located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences.” Statistical tables include data such as: Doctor's degrees conferred by degree-granting institutions, by sex, race/ethnicity, and field of study: Recent high school completers and their enrollment in college, by race/ethnicity: From 1960; Fall enrollment, degrees conferred, and expenditures in degree-granting historically Black colleges and universities, by institution: and Bachelor's degrees conferred by degree-granting institutions, by sex, race/ethnicity, and field of study.

U.S. Must Involve Underrepresented Minorities in Science and Engineering

Efforts to strengthen U.S. science and engineering and the nation’s competitive edge must include all Americans, especially minorities, who are the fastest growing groups of the U.S. population but the most underrepresented in science and technology careers, says a new report from the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine.

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