International Graduate Student Applications, Admissions, and Enrollment
November 17, 2015
The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) and the Institute of International Education (IIE) both have long-standing data collect efforts intended to examine patterns of international graduate student applications, admissions, and enrollment. CGS’ effort, focused exclusively on graduate education, has been implemented since 2004. IIE’s effort has been implemented since 1949, and with support from the U.S. Department of State since the early 1970s.
CGS/GRE Survey of Graduate Enrollment & Degrees
August 27, 2015
The 2014 CGS/GRE Survey of Graduate Enrollment & Degrees provides data about applications for admission to graduate school and graduate student enrollment in Fall 2014, and graduate degrees and certificates conferred in 2013-14. The survey has been jointly conducted by CGS and the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) Board since 1986 and annually offers one of the most comprehensive examinations of trends in graduate enrollment and degrees in the United States.Powerpoint presentation can be found here.
Minority Attrition and Completion in STEM Doctoral Programs
May 28, 2015
Findings from CGS’ publication, Doctoral Initiative on Minority Attrition and Completion, which was made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation (grant #1138814) offer an in-depth examination of doctoral outcomes and experience of underrepresented minority (URM) students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. These findings, along with comments from two guests, shed light on what can be done to promote student success. Powerpoint presentation can be found here.
The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations
February 11, 2015
The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations is the first study to track the local origins, size, and growth rate of the foreign student population on a metropolitan level. The study includes descriptions of national and metro-level data on the region of origin from which international students come to the U.S. as well as implications for higher education policy and immigration policy.