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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 388 379 411 430 454 441 443
Alaska 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arizona 264 297 314 333 354 404 380
Arkansas 0 0 0 13 9 10 17
California 6,339 6,370 6,879 6,372 6,503 6,637 6,485
Colorado 449 429 437 464 442 381 416
Connecticut 667 593 612 611 574 534 509
Delaware 312 243 335 320 291 266 235
District of Columbia 2,571 2,630 2,897 2,649 2,790 2,769 2,787
Florida 1,855 2,099 2,138 2,319 2,701 2,860 2,795
Georgia 1,320 1,260 1,214 1,236 1,253 1,444 1,490
Hawaii 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
Idaho 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Illinois 3,258 3,286 3,405 3,480 3,656 3,755 3,448
Indiana 545 571 630 582 651 643 651
Iowa 931 979 1,007 1,103 1,133 1,128 1,310
Kansas 18 14 8 18 132 89 90
Kentucky 244 236 247 248 245 214 264
Louisiana 837 886 859 786 790 814 798
Maine 109 120 122 119 114 126 119
Maryland 181 160 170 169 180 164 168
Massachusetts 3,980 4,130 4,201 4,228 4,415 4,424 4,458
Michigan 1,032 1,039 1,254 1,538 1,652 1,751 1,648
Minnesota 877 944 982 982 1,071 1,055 1,093
Mississippi 134 133 146 146 175 176 186
Missouri 1,762 1,801 1,914 1,968 2,031 2,070 2,004
Montana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 459 467 511 521 520 518 527
Nevada 0 0 0 0 123 123 182
New Hampshire 191 158 183 206 198 177 209
New Jersey 568 534 672 590 584 553 524
New Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New York 6,889 7,119 7,461 7,384 7,330 7,591 7,772
North Carolina 963 1,052 1,061 1,033 1,224 1,161 1,248
North Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ohio 1,144 1,199 1,238 1,257 1,333 1,305 1,285
Oklahoma 353 353 383 469 394 389 368
Oregon 665 661 708 732 710 629 702
Pennsylvania 2,817 2,855 3,175 3,133 3,160 3,150 3,649
Rhode Island 195 243 238 267 268 276 274
South Carolina 164 201 229 186 178 337 328
South Dakota 14 19 21 15 8 22 0
Tennessee 668 707 679 693 738 732 690
Texas 1,849 2,021 2,093 2,193 2,086 2,143 2,151
Utah 165 156 156 156 149 160 149
Vermont 154 157 171 175 185 173 191
Virginia 859 1,066 1,172 1,090 1,272 1,306 1,427
Washington 569 522 708 641 624 647 630
West Virginia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin 501 451 479 531 509 484 537
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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