The number of degrees awarded in science and engineering by U.S. colleges and universities continues to grow, although recent declines are evident in computer science degrees at the bachelor's and master's degree levels.
SOURCE: Appendix Tables 2-27, 2-29, and 2-31, Science and Engineering Indicators 2008, National Science Foundation, http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/seind08.
Figure 8.1. Earned bachelor’s degrees by field: 1985-2005
Figure 8.2. Earned master’s degrees by field: 1985-2005
Figure 8.3. Earned doctorate degrees by field: 1985-2005
DIGEST OF KEY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING INDICATORS 2008 – General Science and Engineering Indicators