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50 State Comparison - Postsecondary Education Data Table

Degrees Awarded

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Bachelor's degrees awarded by private, degree-granting institutions, 2002-03 to 2008-09.

State 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
Alabama 3,529 3,743 3,806 3,663 3,482 4,522 4,317
Alaska 118 117 123 130 93 90 99
Arizona 6,675 8,875 10,834 14,406 18,035 19,818 19,604
Arkansas 2,142 2,247 2,348 2,405 2,291 2,268 2,347
California 37,035 38,096 39,329 40,031 40,651 42,475 43,621
Colorado 4,395 4,972 5,166 6,864 8,417 8,270 8,240
Connecticut 8,100 8,494 8,111 8,441 8,920 8,865 9,101
Delaware 1,152 1,290 1,277 1,278 1,292 1,367 1,397
District of Columbia 8,648 9,133 8,918 10,192 9,955 10,418 10,573
Florida 18,946 21,014 22,358 24,501 25,995 27,101 27,794
Georgia 9,729 12,524 10,621 10,715 10,558 10,827 11,244
Hawaii 2,037 2,185 2,006 2,174 2,109 2,155 2,092
Idaho 872 1,664 2,356 2,851 2,847 2,858 3,988
Illinois 27,112 27,859 32,138 36,204 36,872 35,892 35,556
Indiana 11,800 11,866 11,881 12,673 13,286 14,005 14,197
Iowa 8,875 9,052 9,397 10,293 11,641 13,152 15,377
Kansas 3,382 3,398 3,365 3,213 3,441 3,634 3,828
Kentucky 3,788 4,120 4,313 4,223 4,338 4,603 4,862
Louisiana 3,853 3,886 3,957 2,981 4,271 3,532 3,443
Maine 2,512 2,459 2,592 2,351 2,566 2,771 2,778
Maryland 5,677 5,704 5,613 6,060 5,954 6,131 6,306
Massachusetts 31,521 32,284 31,960 33,074 33,484 34,763 34,721
Michigan 12,571 12,551 12,306 12,566 12,802 12,750 13,470
Minnesota 9,520 9,994 10,627 10,736 11,198 11,681 12,263
Mississippi 1,989 1,889 1,914 1,877 2,020 1,996 2,027
Missouri 16,043 16,359 16,354 17,084 17,373 18,099 18,971
Montana 589 597 570 620 583 594 575
Nebraska 4,086 4,294 4,647 4,771 4,892 4,959 5,167
Nevada 328 422 598 671 717 802 888
New Hampshire 3,557 3,783 3,844 3,853 3,927 3,905 4,070
New Jersey 7,985 8,379 8,877 8,645 8,897 9,378 9,782
New Mexico 1,217 1,269 1,290 1,305 1,377 1,253 1,250
New York 61,157 63,113 63,489 64,503 65,262 68,512 69,322
North Carolina 12,010 12,333 12,303 12,551 12,951 13,368 13,779
North Dakota 751 807 779 798 780 791 753
Ohio 20,192 20,396 20,220 21,109 21,359 21,259 21,600
Oklahoma 3,514 3,657 3,617 3,652 3,498 3,642 3,658
Oregon 4,259 4,550 4,441 4,679 4,985 5,060 5,122
Pennsylvania 36,704 37,774 38,546 39,739 40,575 41,627 42,846
Rhode Island 6,092 6,114 6,441 6,437 6,791 6,818 6,787
South Carolina 4,784 4,919 5,181 5,325 5,139 5,538 5,891
South Dakota 1,203 1,403 1,506 1,510 1,445 1,356 1,327
Tennessee 9,012 9,227 9,591 9,749 10,336 10,514 10,998
Texas 18,937 19,357 19,585 19,915 20,123 20,730 21,401
Utah 7,918 7,901 8,297 8,404 8,819 8,800 9,201
Vermont 2,249 2,320 2,332 2,394 2,399 2,519 2,679
Virginia 8,258 8,633 9,231 10,017 10,432 11,156 11,514
Washington 6,247 6,784 7,573 7,581 7,718 7,883 8,030
West Virginia 1,794 1,659 1,791 1,941 2,597 2,959 2,923
Wisconsin 8,219 8,358 8,402 8,716 9,082 9,152 9,136
Wyoming 0 0 0 2 4 16 18

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Source of Data: Digest of Education Statistics
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