The Condition of Education 2014

Postsecondary Education

Undergraduate Degree Fields

From academic year 2001–02 to 2011–12, the number of associate's degrees awarded increased by 71 percent, from 595,100 to over 1 million, and the number of bachelor's degrees awarded increased by 39 percent, from 1.3 million to 1.8 million.

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Number of associate's and bachelor's degree awarded by Title IV postsecondary institutions: Academic years 2001–02 and 2011–12

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).