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Table 299. Earned degrees in the social sciences and history conferred by degree-granting institutions, by level of degree and sex of student: 1970-71 to 1999-2000

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          |     Bachelor's degrees      |   Master's degrees       |      Doctor's degrees
   Year   |_____________________________|__________________________|__________________________
          |  Total  |   Men   |  Women  | Total  |  Men   | Women  | Total  |  Men   | Women
__________|_________|_________|_________|________|________|________|________|________|________
    1     |    2    |    3    |    4    |   5    |   6    |   7    |   8    |   9    |   10
__________|_________|_________|_________|________|________|________|________|________|________
1970-71 ..| 155,324 |  98,173 |  57,151 | 16,539 | 11,833 |  4,706 |  3,660 |  3,153 |    507
1971-72 ..| 158,060 | 100,895 |  57,165 | 17,445 | 12,540 |  4,905 |  4,081 |  3,483 |    598
1972-73 ..| 155,970 |  99,735 |  56,235 | 17,477 | 12,605 |  4,872 |  4,234 |  3,573 |    661
1973-74 ..| 150,320 |  95,650 |  54,670 | 17,293 | 12,321 |  4,972 |  4,124 |  3,383 |    741
1974-75 ..| 135,190 |  84,826 |  50,364 | 16,977 | 11,875 |  5,102 |  4,212 |  3,334 |    878
          |         |         |         |        |        |        |        |        |
1975-76 ..| 126,396 |  78,691 |  47,705 | 15,953 | 10,918 |  5,035 |  4,157 |  3,262 |    895
1976-77 ..| 117,040 |  71,128 |  45,912 | 15,533 | 10,413 |  5,120 |  3,802 |  2,957 |    845
1977-78 ..| 112,952 |  67,217 |  45,735 | 14,718 |  9,845 |  4,873 |  3,594 |  2,722 |    872
1978-79 ..| 108,059 |  62,852 |  45,207 | 12,963 |  8,395 |  4,568 |  3,371 |  2,501 |    870
1979-80 ..| 103,662 |  58,511 |  45,151 | 12,176 |  7,794 |  4,382 |  3,230 |  2,357 |    873
          |         |         |         |        |        |        |        |        |
1980-81 ..| 100,513 |  56,131 |  44,382 | 11,945 |  7,457 |  4,488 |  3,122 |  2,274 |    848
1981-82 ..|  99,705 |  55,196 |  44,509 | 12,002 |  7,468 |  4,534 |  3,061 |  2,237 |    824
1982-83 ..|  95,228 |  52,771 |  42,457 | 11,205 |  6,974 |  4,231 |  2,931 |  2,042 |    889
1983-84 ..|  93,323 |  52,154 |  41,169 | 10,577 |  6,551 |  4,026 |  2,911 |  2,030 |    881
1984-85 ..|  91,570 |  51,226 |  40,344 | 10,503 |  6,475 |  4,028 |  2,851 |  1,933 |    918
          |         |         |         |        |        |        |        |        |
1985-86 ..|  93,840 |  52,724 |  41,116 | 10,564 |  6,419 |  4,145 |  2,955 |  1,970 |    985
1986-87 ..|  96,342 |  53,949 |  42,393 | 10,506 |  6,373 |  4,133 |  2,916 |  2,026 |    890
1987-88 ..| 100,460 |  56,377 |  44,083 | 10,412 |  6,310 |  4,102 |  2,781 |  1,849 |    932
1988-89 ..| 108,151 |  60,121 |  48,030 | 11,023 |  6,599 |  4,424 |  2,885 |  1,949 |    936
1989-90 ..| 118,083 |  65,887 |  52,196 | 11,634 |  6,898 |  4,736 |  3,010 |  2,019 |    991
          |         |         |         |        |        |        |        |        |
1990-91 ..| 125,107 |  68,701 |  56,406 | 12,233 |  7,016 |  5,217 |  3,012 |  1,956 |  1,056
1991-92 ..| 133,974 |  73,001 |  60,973 | 12,702 |  7,237 |  5,465 |  3,218 |  2,126 |  1,092
1992-93 ..| 135,703 |  73,589 |  62,114 | 13,471 |  7,671 |  5,800 |  3,460 |  2,203 |  1,257
1993-94 ..| 133,680 |  72,006 |  61,674 | 14,561 |  8,152 |  6,409 |  3,627 |  2,317 |  1,310
1994-95 ..| 128,154 |  68,139 |  60,015 | 14,845 |  8,207 |  6,638 |  3,725 |  2,319 |  1,406
          |         |         |         |        |        |        |        |        |
1995-96 ..| 126,479 |  65,872 |  60,607 | 15,012 |  8,093 |  6,919 |  3,760 |  2,339 |  1,421
1996-97 ..| 124,891 |  64,115 |  60,776 | 14,787 |  7,830 |  6,957 |  3,989 |  2,479 |  1,510
1997-98 ..| 125,040 |  63,537 |  61,503 | 14,938 |  7,960 |  6,978 |  4,127 |  2,445 |  1,682
1998-99 ..| 124,658 |  61,736 |  62,922 | 14,431 |  7,456 |  6,975 |  3,855 |  2,270 |  1,585
1999-2000 | 127,101 |  62,062 |  65,039 | 14,066 |  7,024 |  7,042 |  4,095 |  2,407 |  1,688
__________|_________|_________|_________|________|________|________|________|________|________

NOTE: Includes degrees in social sciences, general; anthropology; archeology; criminology; demography and population affairs; economics; geography; history; international relations and affairs; political science and government; sociology; urban/affairs studies; and social sciences and history, other. Data for 1998-99 imputed using alternative procedures. (See Guide to Sources for details.)

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred" surveys, and Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Completions" surveys. (This table was prepared August 2001.)

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