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50 State Comparison - Postsecondary Education Data Table

Degrees Awarded

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First professional 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 631 637 689 690 672 679 706
Alaska 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arizona 490 473 474 483 552 564 524
Arkansas 477 465 505 513 503 507 506
California 2,285 2,333 2,309 2,349 2,396 2,369 2,379
Colorado 530 518 617 614 644 678 657
Connecticut 341 356 402 443 382 410 421
Delaware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 34 25 53 75 65 68 69
Florida 1,380 1,370 1,578 1,673 1,830 2,082 2,037
Georgia 788 858 815 850 925 855 860
Hawaii 125 143 154 165 171 154 148
Idaho 154 161 163 152 171 165 163
Illinois 1,101 1,136 1,168 1,168 1,197 1,203 1,224
Indiana 1,093 1,093 1,134 1,103 1,156 1,165 1,067
Iowa 648 547 676 629 647 618 646
Kansas 648 727 759 744 705 745 692
Kentucky 787 804 864 841 848 902 876
Louisiana 755 824 792 860 832 816 819
Maine 63 82 95 95 87 72 91
Maryland 865 980 910 953 960 948 954
Massachusetts 96 98 104 93 88 102 99
Michigan 1,449 1,677 1,688 1,719 1,698 1,751 1,817
Minnesota 719 715 777 785 848 788 715
Mississippi 386 395 461 451 415 437 430
Missouri 728 756 711 741 771 749 763
Montana 118 134 129 136 136 141 140
Nebraska 350 346 353 357 350 347 356
Nevada 178 169 180 265 276 248 265
New Hampshire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Jersey 1,041 1,128 1,145 1,106 1,190 1,232 1,238
New Mexico 246 243 250 250 293 269 272
New York 1,228 1,254 1,271 1,255 1,242 1,258 1,286
North Carolina 898 836 864 871 859 891 947
North Dakota 180 181 178 206 208 233 223
Ohio 1,945 2,013 2,160 2,263 2,183 2,216 2,283
Oklahoma 729 745 711 731 755 739 768
Oregon 409 409 439 464 481 462 471
Pennsylvania 1,625 1,693 1,715 1,659 1,687 1,685 1,666
Rhode Island 55 78 80 87 85 87 93
South Carolina 574 619 628 664 665 663 701
South Dakota 152 185 189 195 175 202 180
Tennessee 743 724 723 739 712 739 767
Texas 3,050 3,061 3,305 3,169 3,239 3,296 3,233
Utah 245 260 267 277 277 270 281
Vermont 94 90 88 97 97 81 105
Virginia 1,274 1,341 1,324 1,400 1,354 1,442 1,450
Washington 649 648 649 681 718 691 684
West Virginia 471 453 449 479 542 492 518
Wisconsin 618 585 648 613 650 650 636
Wyoming 104 131 125 116 118 117 131

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

 

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