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Table 356. Degrees in Arabic, Chinese, Korean, and Russian language and literature conferred by degree-granting institutions, by level of degree: 1969-70 through 2010-11
Year Arabic Chinese Korean Russian
Bachelor's Master's Doctor's Bachelor's Master's Doctor's Bachelor's Master's Doctor's Bachelor's Master's Doctor's
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
1969-70 81 34 0 768 172 24
1970-71 15 6 4 89 22 8 715 110 14
1971-72 10 4 0 103 20 11 658 150 15
1972-73 12 3 1 98 29 13 622 120 27
1973-74 20 5 1 121 37 5 624 100 27
1974-75 13 11 2 141 26 12 598 106 20
                         
1975-76 10 7 2 150 23 6 531 81 13
1976-77 7 15 1 112 32 6 528 66 19
1977-78 8 3 1 116 23 4 442 50 12
1978-79 4 4 5 91 22 12 465 51 9
1979-80 13 2 5 79 33 7 402 60 6
                         
1980-81 6 7 0 73 20 6 409 68 8
1981-82 15 4 4 68 14 10 324 49 7
1982-83 12 4 1 92 15 7 342 33 5
1983-84 6 2 0 115 14 10 340 39 3
1984-85 9 4 0 97 21 3 432 47 6
                         
1985-86 5 4 0 87 23 11 493 33 3
1986-87 8 1 1 110 16 10 502 54 8
1987-88 9 4 0 103 31 9 472 54 8
1988-89 6 2 1 138 27 8 469 55 6
1989-90 4 0 1 144 33 8 549 52 5
                         
1990-91 9 0 1 150 24 9 593 70 6
1991-92 13 0 0 183 36 14 629 68 7
1992-93 8 3 2 129 54 8 612 68 4
1993-94 8 2 0 112 48 18 611 71 3
1994-95 10 1 1 107 63 16 572 66 3
                         
1995-96 8 3 2 136 42 19 494 58 7
1996-97 9 3 0 152 31 15 455 46 9
1997-98 16 2 1 161 21 13 383 49 9
1998-99 13 3 1 178 20 14 398 29 4
1999-2000 6 4 5 183 18 15 340 33 10
                         
2000-01 7 2 3 183 13 7 335 24 7
2001-02 13 2 2 189 16 12 277 34 5
2002-03 13 3 0 190 12 9 5 0 0 271 16 6
2003-04 13 3 1 186 15 5 9 2 1 301 21 3
2004-05 21 5 0 208 21 8 8 0 0 298 18 0
                         
2005-06 26 4 2 241 20 10 17 4 3 279 28 7
2006-07 68 2 0 261 30 2 13 0 0 311 18 4
2007-08 57 8 1 289 35 5 15 4 1 294 20 1
2008-09 85 14 1 384 45 11 24 2 1 325 21 1
2009-10 121 10 6 456 51 12 27 19 1 356 19 1
2010-11 141 5 1 449 51 8 28 10 3 340 11 3
                         
Percent change                        
2000-01 to 2005-06 271.4 100.0 -33.3 31.7 53.8 42.9 -16.7 16.7 0.0
2005-06 to 2010-11 442.3 25.0 -50.0 86.3 155.0 -20.0 64.7 150.0 0.0 21.9 -60.7 -57.1
—Not available.
†Not applicable.
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, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred" surveys, 1969-70 through 1985-86; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Completions Survey" (IPEDS-C:87-99); and IPEDS Fall 2000 through Fall 2011, Completions component. (This table was prepared July 2012.)
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