Physics Degrees by Race/Ethnicity

Physics Degrees by Race Ethnicity 5 years avg

This graph illustrates a five-year average of the percent of physics bachelor's and doctoral degrees awarded to people of various races and ethnicities.

Degrees awarded to temporary residents are not included in the calculations. Data on the college age population are collected from the U.S. Census.

US Indigenous includes American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders; see the Glossary in the EP3 Guide section on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for more discussion of terminology.

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