In this study, we examined the extent to which differences were present in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) baccalaureate attainment of Black students and of Hispanic students at 82 Texas 4-year colleges from 2008 to 2009. A custom download of data files was conducted on the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System in which Texas 4-year colleges, baccalaureate granting, STEM majors, and 2008 and 2009 were used as filters to create two reports. The number of STEM degrees attained by Black students and by Hispanic students at Texas four-year colleges did not increase from 2008 to 2009. In actuality, the mean number of Black graduates and the mean number of Hispanic graduates decreased by 0.39 and by 2.90 during the specified time period, respectively. Implications of our findings are discussed. ACCESS FULL MANUSCRIPT AT:

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