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50 State Comparison - Postsecondary Education Data Table

Degrees Awarded

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Master'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 530 524 630 586 662 1,332 1,224
Alaska 78 84 84 72 73 88 67
Arizona 6,627 11,041 13,924 18,781 21,792 21,805 23,746
Arkansas 177 271 306 469 539 558 607
California 26,351 28,060 28,368 29,297 30,268 32,216 34,142
Colorado 3,837 4,551 5,150 5,980 6,442 6,555 7,299
Connecticut 5,275 5,409 5,548 5,310 5,307 5,416 6,040
Delaware 939 1,186 1,253 1,337 1,381 1,457 1,525
District of Columbia 7,397 8,401 8,499 9,227 9,555 10,014 10,737
Florida 8,851 10,360 10,886 11,342 12,015 12,268 13,472
Georgia 4,008 5,707 4,057 4,120 4,056 4,527 5,242
Hawaii 710 844 882 810 806 790 808
Idaho 191 123 192 172 227 218 274
Illinois 18,693 20,905 24,391 25,860 26,286 27,068 27,555
Indiana 3,078 3,715 3,755 3,783 4,272 4,591 5,061
Iowa 1,359 1,346 1,549 1,596 2,015 2,620 3,567
Kansas 1,455 1,665 1,482 1,670 1,768 1,944 1,805
Kentucky 925 1,090 1,185 1,386 1,776 1,667 1,810
Louisiana 1,525 1,704 1,782 1,423 1,680 1,531 1,890
Maine 576 691 731 731 726 725 866
Maryland 5,740 6,266 6,441 6,385 6,576 6,885 7,031
Massachusetts 22,553 23,111 23,000 23,266 23,040 24,177 24,805
Michigan 6,896 7,372 6,180 6,105 5,323 5,149 5,596
Minnesota 5,129 7,307 8,538 10,508 11,707 13,065 14,272
Mississippi 690 728 906 934 990 1,013 1,094
Missouri 10,740 11,207 12,148 12,072 12,352 12,429 13,453
Montana 30 50 33 50 53 57 77
Nebraska 836 1,029 1,222 1,278 1,418 1,732 1,912
Nevada 283 449 480 499 558 588 697
New Hampshire 1,591 1,870 1,783 1,976 1,902 2,038 2,098
New Jersey 4,953 5,322 5,463 5,659 5,795 6,188 6,257
New Mexico 495 581 666 675 588 691 639
New York 41,892 45,230 43,466 46,268 46,913 46,459 49,640
North Carolina 2,772 3,145 3,124 3,521 3,714 3,807 4,269
North Dakota 259 266 342 373 371 351 375
Ohio 7,159 7,298 7,755 7,787 8,002 8,116 8,330
Oklahoma 1,257 1,246 1,283 1,219 1,273 1,293 1,292
Oregon 1,975 1,743 2,015 2,059 2,097 2,143 2,454
Pennsylvania 15,094 16,554 16,976 17,793 18,740 19,570 20,861
Rhode Island 1,274 1,346 1,379 1,365 1,414 1,510 1,617
South Carolina 734 934 1,104 1,205 1,316 1,525 1,377
South Dakota 182 235 244 229 308 280 339
Tennessee 2,948 3,245 3,359 3,804 3,944 3,956 4,479
Texas 6,743 6,975 7,084 7,306 7,701 7,893 8,622
Utah 1,560 1,572 1,831 1,978 1,911 2,136 2,287
Vermont 1,073 961 1,161 1,326 1,459 1,810 1,799
Virginia 2,425 2,627 2,864 2,920 3,397 4,042 5,676
Washington 3,682 3,796 4,005 4,183 4,067 4,081 4,287
West Virginia 263 350 330 487 791 1,348 1,680
Wisconsin 3,140 3,310 3,277 3,366 3,253 3,372 3,521
Wyoming 0 0 0 0 17 6 5

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Source of Data: Digest of Education Statistics
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