|Figure 46-1: Number of degrees conferred by postsecondary degree-granting institutions and percent change, by control of institution and level of degree: Academic years 1999-2000 and 2009-10|
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: Includes only postsecondary institutions that participated in Title IV federal financial aid programs. For more information on the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), see Appendix B – Guide to Sources. For more information on the IPEDS classification of institutions and degree levels, see Appendix C – Commonly Used Measures. See the glossary for the definition of doctor's degree.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2000 and Fall 2010, Completions component.