2014/15 academic year saw more doctorates, but fewer BAs and MAs

The Arab and ultra-Orthodox sectors still have a lot of catching up to do when it comes to achieving higher education degrees, according to the findings of a Central Bureau of Statistics report released Monday.

The report, which was issued on the occasion of the end of the academic year, found that 73,500 people received academic degrees in 2014/15: 40,900 from universities, 24,600 from academic colleges and 8,100 from colleges.

The report stated that in the past 25 years the total number of students receiving academic degrees from universities and colleges increased nearly fivefold, while the number of students receiving university degrees increased nearly threefold.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/201415-academic-year-saw-more-doctorates-but-fewer-BAs-and-MAs-457312

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