University of California 2010 Accountability Report

Indicator 24
Undergraduate Degrees by Discipline, UC and Comparison Institutions, 2007-08

Data visualization. please download the source data for accessible information.

Approximately 31 percent of undergraduate degrees awarded at UC are in the STEM fields (physical and life sciences, technology, engineering and math) compared to about 28 percent at other AAUs.

Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Completions Survey.

Undergraduate degrees were categorized into disciplines based on the two-digit Classification of Instruction Programs (CIP) codes as listed below.

  • Physical Science, Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics: 11, 14, 27, 40
  • Life Science: 01, 03, 06
  • Social Science: 42, 45, 52
  • Arts and Humanities: 10, 16, 23, 24, 38, 50, 54
  • Other Disciplines: all others

You may view or download a table of the raw data used to generate these charts in CSV files, which can be opened in spreadsheet programs such as Microsoft Excel or OpenOffice.