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50 State Comparison - Postsecondary Education Data Table

Degrees Awarded

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Doctoral degrees awarded by all degree-granting institutions, 2002-03 to 2008-09.

State 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
Alabama 586 521 571 599 728 778 861
Alaska 36 20 25 21 33 29 37
Arizona 803 931 906 967 1,098 1,342 1,761
Arkansas 180 219 249 225 218 236 291
California 5,731 5,913 6,203 6,675 7,124 7,524 7,668
Colorado 813 780 1,062 983 1,031 1,067 1,119
Connecticut 648 680 675 735 828 766 796
Delaware 168 201 234 271 283 263 312
District of Columbia 579 576 613 635 628 636 760
Florida 2,592 2,908 3,064 2,930 3,338 3,457 3,629
Georgia 1,122 1,134 1,225 1,436 1,625 1,700 1,862
Hawaii 146 127 172 178 186 239 237
Idaho 131 105 139 172 161 156 159
Illinois 2,582 2,498 2,752 2,853 3,028 3,024 3,212
Indiana 1,147 1,124 1,306 1,421 1,472 1,551 1,700
Iowa 506 606 672 804 878 927 931
Kansas 414 433 413 486 503 540 539
Kentucky 404 424 511 515 578 592 567
Louisiana 491 571 562 521 601 569 621
Maine 56 43 40 39 59 69 116
Maryland 969 1,063 1,228 1,364 1,370 1,461 1,423
Massachusetts 2,320 2,484 2,676 3,001 3,325 3,136 3,189
Michigan 1,525 1,559 1,634 1,811 1,960 1,980 2,167
Minnesota 941 1,032 1,239 1,590 1,968 2,064 2,232
Mississippi 340 357 373 374 437 473 500
Missouri 1,182 1,233 1,363 1,462 1,573 1,754 1,844
Montana 75 80 117 112 133 137 140
Nebraska 434 382 492 414 450 465 488
Nevada 132 121 126 157 157 173 260
New Hampshire 142 127 167 175 198 196 203
New Jersey 1,052 1,182 1,142 1,203 1,245 1,322 1,442
New Mexico 244 283 313 279 278 253 288
New York 3,741 3,990 4,350 4,522 4,661 4,937 5,026
North Carolina 1,138 1,248 1,355 1,422 1,492 1,613 1,769
North Dakota 90 90 189 151 182 269 204
Ohio 1,858 1,850 2,018 2,090 2,195 2,404 2,443
Oklahoma 416 402 413 428 462 409 457
Oregon 499 504 477 577 554 648 715
Pennsylvania 2,431 2,799 2,959 3,342 3,515 3,798 4,219
Rhode Island 246 249 243 301 279 322 336
South Carolina 428 432 466 441 483 603 593
South Dakota 75 91 89 76 91 109 104
Tennessee 731 846 891 922 1,040 994 1,149
Texas 2,626 2,752 2,974 3,203 3,619 3,833 3,972
Utah 336 362 373 436 510 564 565
Vermont 44 55 62 64 60 89 84
Virginia 1,169 1,249 1,504 1,571 1,643 1,791 2,134
Washington 663 729 793 891 934 952 1,038
West Virginia 160 169 213 202 228 251 241
Wisconsin 826 802 946 961 1,113 1,173 1,244
Wyoming 56 42 52 59 61 74 69

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

 

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