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50 State Comparison - Postsecondary Education Data Table

Degrees Awarded

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Doctoral degrees awarded by public, degree-granting institutions, 2002-03 to 2008-09.

State 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
Alabama 528 479 529 553 685 748 801
Alaska 36 20 25 21 33 29 37
Arizona 762 828 811 866 942 957 1,169
Arkansas 180 219 249 222 215 234 288
California 2,817 2,995 3,069 3,337 3,628 3,956 3,887
Colorado 689 658 707 687 795 807 813
Connecticut 237 257 261 327 361 305 282
Delaware 135 177 189 222 226 212 265
District of Columbia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 1,315 1,458 1,518 1,618 1,825 1,944 1,968
Georgia 811 877 950 978 1,119 1,244 1,367
Hawaii 131 116 156 156 149 215 206
Idaho 131 105 139 172 161 156 159
Illinois 1,122 1,065 1,197 1,296 1,318 1,377 1,431
Indiana 980 956 1,096 1,161 1,188 1,233 1,361
Iowa 489 538 597 663 680 737 730
Kansas 414 433 413 486 503 526 531
Kentucky 297 339 388 400 427 459 454
Louisiana 386 444 425 425 446 435 508
Maine 45 40 40 38 50 50 61
Maryland 584 687 816 930 951 989 963
Massachusetts 346 438 424 395 478 437 436
Michigan 1,463 1,493 1,572 1,725 1,869 1,860 2,023
Minnesota 560 592 678 751 819 775 898
Mississippi 340 357 373 374 437 473 500
Missouri 432 417 439 473 487 541 516
Montana 75 80 117 112 133 137 140
Nebraska 290 274 391 322 360 352 368
Nevada 132 121 126 157 157 173 260
New Hampshire 54 46 63 55 59 48 56
New Jersey 573 699 623 667 666 803 803
New Mexico 244 283 313 279 278 253 288
New York 1,130 1,199 1,293 1,387 1,397 1,505 1,502
North Carolina 850 950 990 1,051 1,129 1,199 1,249
North Dakota 90 90 189 151 182 244 175
Ohio 1,435 1,373 1,541 1,646 1,684 1,850 1,856
Oklahoma 341 366 359 367 399 375 421
Oregon 384 413 378 443 426 421 475
Pennsylvania 1,131 1,370 1,376 1,558 1,557 1,686 1,710
Rhode Island 81 85 78 68 86 75 93
South Carolina 412 414 450 430 464 569 568
South Dakota 72 89 81 74 89 106 104
Tennessee 458 503 534 557 625 608 767
Texas 2,207 2,345 2,514 2,731 3,052 3,212 3,261
Utah 284 280 298 357 430 494 491
Vermont 35 53 59 61 57 84 80
Virginia 1,000 1,101 1,195 1,220 1,260 1,367 1,439
Washington 619 670 737 814 838 840 915
West Virginia 160 169 169 179 173 221 201
Wisconsin 726 703 756 746 876 920 966
Wyoming 56 42 52 59 61 74 69

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

 

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