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50 State Comparison - Postsecondary Education Data Table

Degrees Awarded

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Master's 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 7,911 8,535 9,363 9,709 9,095 9,287 9,445
Alaska 428 501 571 510 643 604 537
Arizona 5,991 6,423 5,958 5,996 6,039 6,237 6,823
Arkansas 2,207 2,326 2,545 2,628 2,718 2,951 3,150
California 22,300 25,233 25,886 26,732 26,529 27,436 28,073
Colorado 5,395 5,476 5,771 5,725 5,230 5,286 5,530
Connecticut 2,977 2,972 3,303 3,289 3,098 3,170 3,118
Delaware 824 754 778 777 911 834 853
District of Columbia 63 67 37 40 55 52 75
Florida 11,934 12,815 13,128 12,699 13,558 14,308 14,904
Georgia 8,051 8,735 9,054 8,370 8,281 8,604 9,600
Hawaii 1,018 1,053 1,143 1,181 1,116 1,169 1,185
Idaho 1,296 993 1,431 1,488 1,382 1,358 1,307
Illinois 11,547 11,827 11,601 11,642 11,542 12,271 12,107
Indiana 6,425 7,121 7,332 7,562 7,560 7,701 7,842
Iowa 2,589 2,621 2,767 2,834 2,529 2,631 2,586
Kansas 4,149 4,324 4,186 4,182 4,062 4,324 4,504
Kentucky 4,505 5,100 5,379 5,510 5,546 5,446 5,662
Louisiana 4,288 4,710 5,092 5,053 4,655 4,431 4,320
Maine 773 851 917 924 888 936 881
Maryland 6,317 6,733 6,722 7,053 7,593 7,768 8,116
Massachusetts 4,393 4,657 4,663 4,608 4,762 5,193 5,286
Michigan 16,300 16,832 16,654 15,881 15,767 15,709 16,078
Minnesota 4,056 4,126 4,514 4,680 4,680 4,926 4,748
Mississippi 2,727 2,940 2,971 2,900 2,959 2,974 3,052
Missouri 4,851 5,078 5,032 5,011 5,016 5,105 5,835
Montana 949 1,037 1,089 1,053 1,106 1,057 1,090
Nebraska 2,697 2,601 2,714 2,675 2,133 2,416 2,548
Nevada 1,244 1,347 1,562 1,653 1,501 1,980 1,808
New Hampshire 796 969 968 1,092 1,115 1,147 1,230
New Jersey 6,187 6,713 6,923 6,948 6,941 7,031 7,191
New Mexico 2,127 2,402 2,553 2,672 2,517 2,609 2,564
New York 16,318 18,040 17,039 17,419 17,452 17,261 17,207
North Carolina 7,371 8,233 8,410 8,826 9,207 9,643 10,060
North Dakota 669 788 762 794 946 975 974
Ohio 11,665 11,948 12,605 12,893 12,407 12,875 13,028
Oklahoma 4,132 4,361 4,436 4,170 4,113 4,142 4,615
Oregon 3,647 4,134 4,133 3,877 3,957 3,781 3,854
Pennsylvania 8,944 9,734 9,474 9,800 10,136 10,297 10,846
Rhode Island 782 825 844 781 816 730 758
South Carolina 3,762 3,831 3,903 3,871 3,796 3,655 3,638
South Dakota 888 881 973 888 883 963 903
Tennessee 5,188 5,059 5,171 5,243 5,087 5,148 5,562
Texas 21,136 23,574 25,307 25,300 25,101 26,036 27,591
Utah 2,267 2,595 2,379 2,662 2,554 2,920 2,738
Vermont 376 513 523 456 492 492 379
Virginia 8,826 9,321 9,872 10,494 10,436 10,933 10,812
Washington 4,628 4,685 4,768 4,748 4,711 4,715 4,772
West Virginia 2,216 2,479 2,405 2,543 2,511 2,549 2,540
Wisconsin 5,148 5,845 5,439 5,238 5,433 5,440 5,450
Wyoming 417 420 455 437 406 417 423

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Source of Data: Digest of Education Statistics
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