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50 State Comparison - Postsecondary Education Data Table

Degrees Awarded

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First Professional 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 58 42 42 46 43 30 60
Alaska 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arizona 41 103 95 101 156 385 592
Arkansas 0 0 0 3 3 2 3
California 2,914 2,918 3,134 3,338 3,496 3,568 3,781
Colorado 124 122 355 296 236 260 306
Connecticut 411 423 414 408 467 461 514
Delaware 33 24 45 49 57 51 47
District of Columbia 579 576 613 635 628 636 760
Florida 1,277 1,450 1,546 1,312 1,513 1,513 1,661
Georgia 311 257 275 458 506 456 495
Hawaii 15 11 16 22 37 24 31
Idaho 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Illinois 1,460 1,433 1,555 1,557 1,710 1,647 1,781
Indiana 167 168 210 260 284 318 339
Iowa 17 68 75 141 198 190 201
Kansas 0 0 0 0 0 14 8
Kentucky 107 85 123 115 151 133 113
Louisiana 105 127 137 96 155 134 113
Maine 11 3 0 1 9 19 55
Maryland 385 376 412 434 419 472 460
Massachusetts 1,974 2,046 2,252 2,606 2,847 2,699 2,753
Michigan 62 66 62 86 91 120 144
Minnesota 381 440 561 839 1,149 1,289 1,334
Mississippi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Missouri 750 816 924 989 1,086 1,213 1,328
Montana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 144 108 101 92 90 113 120
Nevada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 88 81 104 120 139 148 147
New Jersey 479 483 519 536 579 519 639
New Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New York 2,611 2,791 3,057 3,135 3,264 3,432 3,524
North Carolina 288 298 365 371 363 414 520
North Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 25 29
Ohio 423 477 477 444 511 554 587
Oklahoma 75 36 54 61 63 34 36
Oregon 115 91 99 134 128 227 240
Pennsylvania 1,300 1,429 1,583 1,784 1,958 2,112 2,509
Rhode Island 165 164 165 233 193 247 243
South Carolina 16 18 16 11 19 34 25
South Dakota 3 2 8 2 2 3 0
Tennessee 273 343 357 365 415 386 382
Texas 419 407 460 472 567 621 711
Utah 52 82 75 79 80 70 74
Vermont 9 2 3 3 3 5 4
Virginia 169 148 309 351 383 424 695
Washington 44 59 56 77 96 112 123
West Virginia 0 0 44 23 55 30 40
Wisconsin 100 99 190 215 237 253 278
Wyoming 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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

 

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