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Table 296. Certificates below the associate's degree level conferred by degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity and sex of student: 1998-99 through 2009-10
Year and sex Number of certificates conferred Percentage distribution
of certificates conferred
Total White Black His- panic Asian/ Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Non- resi- dent alien Total White Black His- panic Asian/ Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Non- resi- dent alien
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Total                            
1998-99 555,883 345,359 92,800 76,833 27,920 7,510 5,461 100.0 62.1 16.7 13.8 5.0 1.4 1.0
1999-2000 558,129 337,546 97,329 81,132 29,361 6,966 5,795 100.0 60.5 17.4 14.5 5.3 1.2 1.0
2000-01 552,503 333,478 99,397 78,528 28,123 6,598 6,379 100.0 60.4 18.0 14.2 5.1 1.2 1.2
2001-02 584,248 352,559 106,647 83,950 27,490 7,430 6,172 100.0 60.3 18.3 14.4 4.7 1.3 1.1
2002-03 646,425 382,289 120,582 95,499 32,981 8,117 6,957 100.0 59.1 18.7 14.8 5.1 1.3 1.1
                             
2003-04 687,787 402,989 129,891 107,216 32,819 8,375 6,497 100.0 58.6 18.9 15.6 4.8 1.2 0.9
2004-05 710,873 415,670 133,601 114,089 32,783 8,150 6,580 100.0 58.5 18.8 16.0 4.6 1.1 0.9
2005-06 715,401 412,077 135,460 118,853 34,110 8,400 6,501 100.0 57.6 18.9 16.6 4.8 1.2 0.9
2006-07 729,037 420,585 139,995 119,501 32,962 8,793 7,201 100.0 57.7 19.2 16.4 4.5 1.2 1.0
2007-08 749,883 430,187 145,181 122,676 35,985 8,596 7,258 100.0 57.4 19.4 16.4 4.8 1.1 1.0
                             
2008-09 805,755 451,107 161,954 138,550 37,804 9,510 6,830 100.0 56.0 20.1 17.2 4.7 1.2 0.8
2009-10 935,789 511,270 191,646 171,874 41,404 12,125 7,470 100.0 54.6 20.5 18.4 4.4 1.3 0.8
                             
Males                            
1998-99 219,872 144,735 29,875 27,719 11,742 3,061 2,740 100.0 65.8 13.6 12.6 5.3 1.4 1.2
1999-2000 226,110 143,634 33,792 30,337 13,082 2,862 2,403 100.0 63.5 14.9 13.4 5.8 1.3 1.1
2000-01 223,951 143,144 34,381 28,685 12,072 2,719 2,950 100.0 63.9 15.4 12.8 5.4 1.2 1.3
2001-02 235,275 152,226 36,482 29,749 10,938 3,226 2,654 100.0 64.7 15.5 12.6 4.6 1.4 1.1
2002-03 254,238 161,001 40,080 33,925 12,930 3,506 2,796 100.0 63.3 15.8 13.3 5.1 1.4 1.1
                             
2003-04 257,138 161,684 40,809 36,157 12,713 3,135 2,640 100.0 62.9 15.9 14.1 4.9 1.2 1.0
2004-05 259,261 161,126 41,644 38,297 12,448 3,068 2,678 100.0 62.1 16.1 14.8 4.8 1.2 1.0
2005-06 259,737 158,747 41,863 40,752 12,790 3,219 2,366 100.0 61.1 16.1 15.7 4.9 1.2 0.9
2006-07 269,589 164,939 44,870 40,958 12,622 3,527 2,673 100.0 61.2 16.6 15.2 4.7 1.3 1.0
2007-08 283,266 172,398 48,024 43,085 13,527 3,452 2,780 100.0 60.9 17.0 15.2 4.8 1.2 1.0
                             
2008-09 302,615 179,968 53,948 47,876 14,354 3,862 2,607 100.0 59.5 17.8 15.8 4.7 1.3 0.9
2009-10 355,380 205,335 65,492 60,820 15,933 5,079 2,721 100.0 57.8 18.4 17.1 4.5 1.4 0.8
                             
Females                            
1998-99 336,011 200,624 62,925 49,114 16,178 4,449 2,721 100.0 59.7 18.7 14.6 4.8 1.3 0.8
1999-2000 332,019 193,912 63,537 50,795 16,279 4,104 3,392 100.0 58.4 19.1 15.3 4.9 1.2 1.0
2000-01 328,552 190,334 65,016 49,843 16,051 3,879 3,429 100.0 57.9 19.8 15.2 4.9 1.2 1.0
2001-02 348,973 200,333 70,165 54,201 16,552 4,204 3,518 100.0 57.4 20.1 15.5 4.7 1.2 1.0
2002-03 392,187 221,288 80,502 61,574 20,051 4,611 4,161 100.0 56.4 20.5 15.7 5.1 1.2 1.1
                             
2003-04 430,649 241,305 89,082 71,059 20,106 5,240 3,857 100.0 56.0 20.7 16.5 4.7 1.2 0.9
2004-05 451,612 254,544 91,957 75,792 20,335 5,082 3,902 100.0 56.4 20.4 16.8 4.5 1.1 0.9
2005-06 455,664 253,330 93,597 78,101 21,320 5,181 4,135 100.0 55.6 20.5 17.1 4.7 1.1 0.9
2006-07 459,448 255,646 95,125 78,543 20,340 5,266 4,528 100.0 55.6 20.7 17.1 4.4 1.1 1.0
2007-08 466,617 257,789 97,157 79,591 22,458 5,144 4,478 100.0 55.2 20.8 17.1 4.8 1.1 1.0
                             
2008-09 503,140 271,139 108,006 90,674 23,450 5,648 4,223 100.0 53.9 21.5 18.0 4.7 1.1 0.8
2009-10 580,409 305,935 126,154 111,054 25,471 7,046 4,749 100.0 52.7 21.7 19.1 4.4 1.2 0.8
NOTE: Includes less-than-1-year awards and 1- to less-than-4-year awards (excluding associate's degrees) conferred by degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions participating in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Degree-granting institutions grant degrees at the associate's or higher level, while non-degree-granting institutions grant only awards below that level. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Reported racial/ethnic distributions of students by level of degree, field of degree, and sex were used to estimate race/ethnicity for students whose race/ethnicity was not reported. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Completions Survey" (IPEDS-C:99); and IPEDS Fall 2000 through Fall 2010, Completions component. (This table was prepared November 2011.)

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