Degrees Awarded by Year

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Description

This dataset contains the number of degrees awarded per year. It's based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics as retrieved by Steve Pierson. See http://community.amstat.org/blogs/steve-pierson/2014/07/28/categorization-of-statistics-degrees for more information.

Usage

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Format

A data.frame with 4147 observations and 5 columns. The columns are defined as follows:

school

The college

program_category

The program type categorized as either "Statistics" or "Biostatistics"

degree_category

The degree categorized as either "Master" or "Doctorate"

year

The year the degrees were awarded

count

The number of degrees awarded

Source

Pierson, Steve. Largest U.S. Doctorate Programs in Statistics and Biostatistics. 25 July 2016. http://community.amstat.org/blogs/steve-pierson/2014/02/09/largest-doctorate-programs-in-statistics-and-biostatistics and Pierson, Steve. Largest U.S. Master's Programs in Statistics and Biostatistics. 25 July 2016. http://community.amstat.org/blogs/steve-pierson/2014/02/09/largest-graduate-programs-in-statistics

Examples

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## Not run: 
data(degreesawarded)
summary(degreesawarded)

# In wide format as provided by Steve Pierson
library(tidyr)
spread(degreesawarded, key = year, value = count)

## End(Not run)

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