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Ethnicity of Optometry School Graduates

There is increasing diversity among optometry school graduating classes – not just based on gender. This chart shows the percentage of graduates by ethnicity, compared to the census bureau numbers showing population by demographic.

Sources are the 2016-17 ASCO Student Data Report and the 2017 U.S. Census Bureau data.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This chart comes from the ASCO Student Data Report 2016-17 that shows the change in ethnicity of optometry school grads in the U.S. and Puerto Rico over a 10-year span.

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