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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Degree Completion Rate ♦ Initial Stem Major ♦ Success Bachelor ♦ Cooperative Institutional Research Program ♦ Substantial Volatility ♦ Freshman Survey ♦ Annual Survey ♦ Stem Discipline ♦ Undergraduate Science
Abstract Over the decades, colleges and universities in the U.S. have seen substantial volatility in the proportions of students initially reporting aspirations to major in an undergraduate science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) related discipline (see Figure 1). Nearly 31 % of all students who entered college in 1971 reported plans to major in a STEM discipline on the Freshman Survey, an annual survey administered by the Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP)
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Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study