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50 State Comparison - Postsecondary Education Data Graph

Degrees Awarded

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First professional degrees awarded by all degree-granting institutions, 2005-06.

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8,800 - California: 8,721 New York: 8,639 Texas: 5,362 Pennsylvania: 4,792 Illinois: 4,648 Massachusetts: 4,321 Florida: 3,992 Ohio: 3,520 Michigan: 3,257 District of Columbia: 2,724 Missouri: 2,709 Virginia: 2,490 Georgia: 2,086 North Carolina: 1,904 Minnesota: 1,767 Iowa: 1,732 New Jersey: 1,696 Indiana: 1,685 Louisiana: 1,646 Tennessee: 1,432 Washington: 1,322 Oklahoma: 1,200 Oregon: 1,196 Wisconsin: 1,144 Maryland: 1,122 Alabama: 1,120 Kentucky: 1,089 Colorado: 1,078 Connecticut: 1,054 Nebraska: 878 South Carolina: 850 Arizona: 816 Kansas: 762 Mississippi: 597 Arkansas: 526 West Virginia: 479 Utah: 433 Rhode Island: 354 Delaware: 320 Vermont: 272 Nevada: 265 New Mexico: 250 Maine: 214 South Dakota: 210 New Hampshire: 206 North Dakota: 206 Hawaii: 165 Idaho: 152 Montana: 136 Wyoming: 116 Alaska: 0  
6,600 -
4,400 -
2,200 -
 

California

New York

Texas

Pennsylvania

Illinois

Massachusetts

Florida

Ohio

Michigan

District of Columbia

Missouri

Virginia

Georgia

North Carolina

Minnesota

Iowa

New Jersey

Indiana

Louisiana

Tennessee

Washington

Oklahoma

Oregon

Wisconsin

Maryland

Alabama

Kentucky

Colorado

Connecticut

Nebraska

South Carolina

Arizona

Kansas

Mississippi

Arkansas

West Virginia

Utah

Rhode Island

Delaware

Vermont

Nevada

New Mexico

Maine

South Dakota

New Hampshire

North Dakota

Hawaii

Idaho

Montana

Wyoming

Alaska

 

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Source of Data: Digest of Education Statistics
http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/

 

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