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Underrepresented Undergraduates’ Persistence in STEM Fields


Publication Type:

Conference Paper

Source:

American Educational Research Association (2009)

URL:

https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/willia52/STEP%20UP%20PDFS/Underrepresented%20Undergraduates%20Persistence%20in%20STEM_AERA09.pdf

Abstract:

This study uses longitudinal data from three, large public research universities in the Midwest to
better understand the educational outcomes of women and minority students as they move through
the STEM pipeline. Descriptive statistics and conditional probabilities analysis offer insight into
differential rates of persistence and degree attainment in the STEM fields.