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50 State Comparison - Postsecondary Education Data Table

Degrees Awarded

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First professional 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 1,019 1,016 1,100 1,120 1,126 1,120 1,149
Alaska 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arizona 754 770 788 816 906 968 904
Arkansas 477 465 505 526 512 517 523
California 8,624 8,703 9,188 8,721 8,899 9,006 8,864
Colorado 979 947 1,054 1,078 1,086 1,059 1,073
Connecticut 1,008 949 1,014 1,054 956 944 930
Delaware 312 243 335 320 291 266 235
District of Columbia 2,605 2,655 2,950 2,724 2,855 2,837 2,856
Florida 3,235 3,469 3,716 3,992 4,531 4,942 4,832
Georgia 2,108 2,118 2,029 2,086 2,178 2,299 2,350
Hawaii 126 145 155 165 171 154 148
Idaho 154 161 163 152 171 165 173
Illinois 4,359 4,422 4,573 4,648 4,853 4,958 4,672
Indiana 1,638 1,664 1,764 1,685 1,807 1,808 1,718
Iowa 1,579 1,526 1,683 1,732 1,780 1,746 1,956
Kansas 666 741 767 762 837 834 782
Kentucky 1,031 1,040 1,111 1,089 1,093 1,116 1,140
Louisiana 1,592 1,710 1,651 1,646 1,622 1,630 1,617
Maine 172 202 217 214 201 198 210
Maryland 1,046 1,140 1,080 1,122 1,140 1,112 1,122
Massachusetts 4,076 4,228 4,305 4,321 4,503 4,526 4,557
Michigan 2,481 2,716 2,942 3,257 3,350 3,502 3,465
Minnesota 1,596 1,659 1,759 1,767 1,919 1,843 1,808
Mississippi 520 528 607 597 590 613 616
Missouri 2,490 2,557 2,625 2,709 2,802 2,819 2,767
Montana 118 134 129 136 136 141 140
Nebraska 809 813 864 878 870 865 883
Nevada 178 169 180 265 399 371 447
New Hampshire 191 158 183 206 198 177 209
New Jersey 1,609 1,662 1,817 1,696 1,774 1,785 1,762
New Mexico 246 243 250 250 293 269 272
New York 8,117 8,373 8,732 8,639 8,572 8,849 9,058
North Carolina 1,861 1,888 1,925 1,904 2,083 2,052 2,195
North Dakota 180 181 178 206 208 233 223
Ohio 3,089 3,212 3,398 3,520 3,516 3,521 3,568
Oklahoma 1,082 1,098 1,094 1,200 1,149 1,128 1,136
Oregon 1,074 1,070 1,147 1,196 1,191 1,091 1,173
Pennsylvania 4,442 4,548 4,890 4,792 4,847 4,835 5,315
Rhode Island 250 321 318 354 353 363 367
South Carolina 738 820 857 850 843 1,000 1,029
South Dakota 166 204 210 210 183 224 180
Tennessee 1,411 1,431 1,402 1,432 1,450 1,471 1,457
Texas 4,899 5,082 5,398 5,362 5,325 5,439 5,384
Utah 410 416 423 433 426 430 430
Vermont 248 247 259 272 282 254 296
Virginia 2,133 2,407 2,496 2,490 2,626 2,748 2,877
Washington 1,218 1,170 1,357 1,322 1,342 1,338 1,314
West Virginia 471 453 449 479 542 492 518
Wisconsin 1,119 1,036 1,127 1,144 1,159 1,134 1,173
Wyoming 104 131 125 116 118 117 131

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Source of Data: Digest of Education Statistics
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