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Table 339. Degrees conferred by degree-granting institutions, by level of degree and state or jurisdiction: 2007-08 through 2009-10
State or jurisdiction 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
Asso- ciate's degrees Bachelor's degrees Master's degrees Doctor's de- grees1 Asso- ciate's degrees Bachelor's degrees Master's degrees Doctor's de- grees1 Asso- ciate's degrees Bachelor's degrees Master's degrees Doctor's de- grees1
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
United States 750,164 1,563,069 630,666 149,378 787,325 1,601,368 662,079 154,425 849,452 1,650,014 693,025 158,558
Alabama 9,171 23,448 10,673 1,844 9,314 24,245 10,703 1,976 10,198 25,686 11,291 2,079
Alaska 1,031 1,498 692 29 999 1,626 604 37 1,182 1,619 681 45
Arizona 33,325 39,016 28,060 2,292 41,970 39,898 30,586 2,648 50,252 44,339 34,860 2,684
Arkansas 5,567 11,574 3,519 743 6,485 12,027 3,774 797 7,172 12,523 4,126 804
California 97,010 158,652 60,288 15,894 98,511 160,930 62,792 15,955 102,018 164,234 65,050 16,382
                         
Colorado 11,219 29,185 11,905 2,062 14,548 28,833 12,902 2,119 14,552 28,546 13,054 2,205
Connecticut 5,056 18,715 8,665 1,631 5,538 18,950 9,233 1,651 5,523 19,483 8,639 1,834
Delaware 1,475 5,322 2,291 529 1,645 5,472 2,378 547 1,712 5,505 2,452 528
District of Columbia 1,047 10,736 10,185 3,354 1,135 10,957 10,916 3,512 447 8,927 9,285 3,394
Florida 65,948 77,460 26,596 8,379 70,883 80,275 28,383 8,454 79,644 83,471 29,726 9,107
                         
Georgia 13,684 39,035 13,521 3,609 14,358 40,461 15,212 3,842 15,583 42,452 16,304 3,958
Hawaii 3,128 5,853 1,959 393 3,221 5,797 1,993 385 3,238 5,401 2,028 381
Idaho 2,924 7,912 1,576 321 3,359 9,066 1,591 322 3,490 9,466 1,680 306
Illinois 34,013 69,621 39,726 7,595 36,163 69,339 39,946 7,600 38,263 70,847 41,548 7,625
Indiana 14,598 38,991 12,440 3,211 15,005 39,583 13,059 3,262 16,727 41,687 13,673 3,250
                         
Iowa 13,537 24,265 5,286 2,638 13,639 26,239 6,192 2,848 15,834 30,323 7,452 2,744
Kansas 8,175 17,048 6,268 1,374 7,842 17,521 6,309 1,321 8,424 17,835 6,722 1,388
Kentucky 10,148 19,639 7,327 1,494 10,813 19,996 7,647 1,532 11,707 20,389 7,976 1,591
Louisiana 4,997 21,163 5,977 2,184 5,419 21,425 6,223 2,225 5,849 20,893 6,641 2,381
Maine 2,679 7,109 1,661 267 2,636 6,909 1,747 326 2,718 7,088 1,829 348
                         
Maryland 10,964 26,085 14,716 2,510 11,305 26,854 15,190 2,502 12,446 28,012 16,019 2,665
Massachusetts 10,926 49,526 29,671 7,361 11,360 50,106 30,404 7,433 12,396 52,223 32,136 7,485
Michigan 26,443 54,010 21,017 5,323 27,142 54,641 21,823 5,483 29,318 56,061 21,176 5,589
Minnesota 16,592 30,378 18,152 3,746 17,085 31,275 19,186 3,874 18,453 31,952 21,015 4,173
Mississippi 8,822 12,186 3,997 1,076 9,045 12,430 4,160 1,102 9,824 12,953 4,203 1,154
                         
Missouri 14,445 35,736 17,902 4,205 14,703 38,370 19,576 4,323 15,802 39,670 19,403 4,651
Montana 1,601 5,198 1,114 278 1,630 5,252 1,167 280 1,745 5,232 1,140 309
Nebraska 4,836 12,360 4,148 1,330 4,763 12,575 4,460 1,371 4,860 12,596 4,364 1,392
Nevada 3,415 6,860 2,568 544 3,670 7,119 2,505 707 4,068 7,345 2,652 830
New Hampshire 3,179 8,460 3,185 373 2,912 8,879 3,328 412 2,933 9,396 3,458 459
                         
New Jersey 16,904 33,645 13,472 2,854 17,513 34,625 13,668 2,984 19,268 36,025 14,146 3,011
New Mexico 5,053 7,791 3,300 522 5,058 7,875 3,203 560 5,234 7,774 3,057 544
New York 57,807 118,387 64,031 13,475 59,048 120,999 67,079 13,852 61,618 123,703 68,258 14,155
North Carolina 19,622 43,452 13,709 3,406 20,599 44,834 14,575 3,718 22,879 46,826 15,395 3,955
North Dakota 2,211 5,531 1,326 502 2,326 5,604 1,349 427 2,411 5,727 1,392 447
                         
Ohio 26,830 59,385 21,211 5,705 27,965 60,048 21,519 5,850 29,332 61,085 22,187 5,828
Oklahoma 9,457 19,218 5,473 1,499 9,512 19,634 5,942 1,558 9,723 19,535 5,947 1,586
Oregon 8,023 17,920 5,974 1,689 8,164 17,918 6,386 1,810 9,129 18,873 6,779 1,849
Pennsylvania 26,575 82,132 30,141 8,359 27,045 84,692 32,004 9,237 27,517 87,162 33,902 9,135
Rhode Island 3,692 10,265 2,240 685 4,029 10,291 2,375 703 3,590 10,647 2,396 746
                         
South Carolina 7,943 20,257 5,276 1,507 8,431 21,058 5,104 1,533 8,727 21,905 5,676 1,496
South Dakota 2,045 4,992 1,265 311 1,964 5,031 1,242 284 1,952 4,976 1,309 307
Tennessee 9,712 27,649 9,259 2,310 9,756 29,388 10,195 2,452 10,645 29,857 10,627 2,655
Texas 45,867 98,205 34,379 8,822 47,936 102,157 36,610 8,959 55,048 104,657 39,739 9,318
Utah 9,904 20,959 5,056 994 10,235 21,504 5,025 995 11,054 21,931 5,804 936
                         
Vermont 1,264 5,315 2,302 343 1,198 5,788 2,178 380 1,266 5,888 2,244 381
Virginia 17,675 41,236 15,192 4,322 18,769 42,483 16,871 4,628 21,010 45,324 18,889 4,633
Washington 21,194 29,524 8,809 2,277 21,858 30,091 9,093 2,318 23,068 30,551 9,766 2,366
West Virginia 3,844 11,488 3,897 743 3,828 11,366 4,220 759 3,989 12,032 5,064 943
Wisconsin 11,884 33,187 8,846 2,273 12,208 33,651 9,016 2,372 12,752 34,110 9,476 2,347
Wyoming 2,703 1,802 423 191 2,785 1,765 428 200 2,862 1,791 388 179
                         
U.S. Service Academies 0 3,688 0 0 0 3,516 8 0 0 3,481 1 0
                         
Other jurisdictions 5,434 17,344 5,328 1,337 5,954 17,660 6,228 1,350 6,982 18,213 5,503 1,342
American Samoa 113 0 0 0 212 0 0 0 242 0 0 0
Federated States of
   Micronesia
204 0 0 0 191 0 0 0 222 0 0 0
Guam 70 323 67 0 50 306 92 0 185 338 121 0
Marshall Islands 61 0 0 0 72 0 0 0 49 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 69 28 0 0 57 28 0 0 60 19 0 0
Palau 45 0 0 0 40 0 0 0 46 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 4,803 16,800 5,208 1,337 5,255 17,116 6,096 1,350 6,104 17,604 5,327 1,342
U.S. Virgin Islands 69 193 53 0 77 210 40 0 74 252 55 0
1 Includes Ph.D., Ed.D., and comparable degrees at the doctoral level. Includes most degrees formerly classified as first-professional, such as M.D., D.D.S., and law degrees.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2008 through Fall 2010, Completions component. (This table was prepared July 2011.)
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