Roster of Astronomy Departments with Enrollment and Degree Data, 2012

Results from the 2012 Survey of Enrollments and Degrees
August 2013
Starr Nicholson and Patrick J. Mulvey

2012 astro roster

The most current enrollment and degree data for each degree-granting astronomy department in the U.S.  The total number of astronomy bachelor's degrees awarded in recent years has increased sharply with about twice as many degrees being awarded than a decade ago.  The number of astronomy PhDs awarded in recent years has also been increasing, up about 50% from a decade ago.  The findings in this report come from the annual AIP survey of Enrollments and Degrees.

 

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