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Table 341. Degrees conferred to males by degree-granting institutions in selected professional fields, by race/ethnicity and field of study: 2009-10 and 2010-11
Field of study 2009-10 2010-11
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 Two or more races Non-
resi-
dent alien
Total Asian Pacific Islander
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
All fields, total 47,538 35,187 2,595 2,625 5,646 322 1,163 48,801 35,456 2,719 2,835 5,772 5,630 142 349 393 1,277
Dentistry (D.D.S. or D.M.D.) 2,745 1,850 115 139 452 19 170 2,764 1,868 102 144 426 416 10 13 22 189
Medicine (M.D.) 8,468 5,719 414 435 1,726 63 111 8,701 5,833 399 495 1,731 1,719 12 55 71 117
Optometry (O.D.) 457 336 9 5 67 1 39 475 334 7 13 93 93 0 1 1 26
Osteopathic medicine (D.O.) 1,979 1,538 36 82 304 7 12 2,121 1,552 37 83 416 405 11 16 8 9
Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) 4,297 2,816 271 180 920 21 89 4,694 2,967 305 213 984 971 13 27 36 162
                                   
Podiatry (Pod.D. or D.P.) or podiatric
    medicine (D.P.M.)
276 207 12 14 29 7 7 318 243 23 10 31 31 0 5 0 6
Veterinary medicine (D.V.M.) 555 493 12 18 27 3 2 580 505 12 28 26 26 0 2 3 4
Chiropractic (D.C. or D.C.M.) 1,610 1,331 53 72 110 6 38 1,666 1,318 69 87 125 118 7 13 11 43
Law (LL.B. or J.D.) 23,394 18,362 1,211 1,550 1,701 179 391 23,493 18,236 1,191 1,598 1,645 1,566 79 192 221 410
Theology (M.Div., M.H.L./Rav., B.D., or Ord.) 3,757 2,535 462 130 310 16 304 3,989 2,600 574 164 295 285 10 25 20 311
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Includes degrees that require at least 6 years of college work for completion (including at least 2 years of preprofessional training). 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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2010 and Fall 2011, Completions component. (This table was prepared June 2012.)
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