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Table 247. Earned degrees conferred by degree-granting institutions, by level of degree and sex of student: Selected years, 1869-70 to 2013-14

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            |   Associate's degrees |           Bachelor's degrees     |    Master's degrees   |First-professional degr|  Doctor's degrees\1\
Year        |_______________________|__________________________________|_______________________|_______________________|_____________________
            | Total | Males |Females|      Total |    Males |   Females| Total | Males |Females|  Total |Males |Females|Total |Males |Females
____________|_______|_______|_______|____________|__________|__________|_______|_______|_______|________|______|_______|______|______|_______
1           |     2 |     3 |     4 |          5 |        6 |        7 |     8 |     9 |    10 |     11 |   12 |    13 |   14 |   15 |    16
____________|_______|_______|_______|____________|__________|__________|_______|_______|_______|________|______|_______|______|______|_______
1869-70 ....|   --- |   --- |   --- |\2\    9,371|\2\  7,993|\2\  1,378|      0|      0|      0|  (\3\) |(\3\) | (\3\) |     1|     1|      0
1879-80 ....|   --- |   --- |   --- |\2\   12,896|\2\ 10,411|\2\  2,485|    879|    868|     11|  (\3\) |(\3\) | (\3\) |    54|    51|      3
1889-90 ....|   --- |   --- |   --- |\2\   15,539|\2\ 12,857|\2\  2,682|  1,015|    821|    194|  (\3\) |(\3\) | (\3\) |   149|   147|      2
1899-1900 ..|   --- |   --- |   --- |\2\   27,410|\2\ 22,173|\2\  5,237|  1,583|  1,280|    303|  (\3\) |(\3\) | (\3\) |   382|   359|     23
1909-10 ....|   --- |   --- |   --- |\2\   37,199|\2\ 28,762|\2\  8,437|  2,113|  1,555|    558|  (\3\) |(\3\) | (\3\) |   443|   399|     44
            |       |       |       |            |          |          |       |       |       |  (\3\) |(\3\) | (\3\) |      |      |
1919-20 ....|   --- |   --- |   --- |\2\   48,622|\2\ 31,980|\2\ 16,642|  4,279|  2,985|  1,294|  (\3\) |(\3\) | (\3\) |   615|   522|     93
1929-30 ....|   --- |   --- |   --- |\2\  122,484|\2\ 73,615|\2\ 48,869| 14,969|  8,925|  6,044|  (\3\) |(\3\) | (\3\) | 2,299| 1,946|    353
1939-40 ....|   --- |   --- |   --- |\2\  186,500|\2\109,546|\2\ 76,954| 26,731| 16,508| 10,223|  (\3\) |(\3\) | (\3\) | 3,290| 2,861|    429
1949-50 ....|   --- |   --- |   --- |\2\  432,058|\2\328,841|\2\103,217| 58,183| 41,220| 16,963|  (\3\) |(\3\) | (\3\) | 6,420| 5,804|    616
1959-60 ....|   --- |   --- |   --- |\2\  392,440|\2\254,063|\2\138,377| 74,435| 50,898| 23,537|  (\3\) |(\3\) | (\3\) | 9,829| 8,801|  1,028
            |       |       |       |            |          |          |       |       |       |        |      |       |      |      |
1960-61 ....|   --- |   --- |   --- |     365,174|   224,538|   140,636| 84,609| 57,830| 26,779|  25,253|24,577|    676|10,575| 9,463|  1,112
1961-62 ....|   --- |   --- |   --- |     383,961|   230,456|   153,505| 91,418| 62,603| 28,815|  25,607|24,836|    771|11,622|10,377|  1,245
1962-63 ....|   --- |   --- |   --- |     411,420|   241,309|   170,111| 98,684| 67,302| 31,382|  26,590|25,753|    837|12,822|11,448|  1,374
1963-64 ....|   --- |   --- |   --- |     461,266|   265,349|   195,917|109,183| 73,850| 35,333|  27,209|26,357|    852|14,490|12,955|  1,535
1964-65 ....|   --- |   --- |   --- |     493,757|   282,173|   211,584|121,167| 81,319| 39,848|  28,290|27,283|  1,007|16,467|14,692|  1,775
            |       |       |       |            |          |          |       |       |       |        |      |       |      |      |
1965-66 ....|111,607| 63,779| 47,828|     520,115|   299,287|   220,828|140,602| 93,081| 47,521|  30,124|28,982|  1,142|18,237|16,121|  2,116
1966-67 ....|139,183| 78,356| 60,827|     558,534|   322,711|   235,823|157,726|103,109| 54,617|  31,695|30,401|  1,294|20,617|18,163|  2,454
1967-68 ....|159,441| 90,317| 69,124|     632,289|   357,682|   274,607|176,749|113,552| 63,197|  33,939|32,402|  1,537|23,089|20,183|  2,906
1968-69 ....|183,279|105,661| 77,618|     728,845|   410,595|   318,250|193,756|121,531| 72,225|  35,114|33,595|  1,519|26,158|22,722|  3,436
1969-70 ....|206,023|117,432| 88,591|     792,316|   451,097|   341,219|208,291|125,624| 82,667|  34,918|33,077|  1,841|29,866|25,890|  3,976
            |       |       |       |            |          |          |       |       |       |        |      |       |      |      |
1970-71 ....|252,311|144,144|108,167|     839,730|   475,594|   364,136|230,509|138,146| 92,363|  37,946|35,544|  2,402|32,107|27,530|  4,577
1971-72 ....|292,014|166,227|125,787|     887,273|   500,590|   386,683|251,633|149,550|102,083|  43,411|40,723|  2,688|33,363|28,090|  5,273
1972-73 ....|316,174|175,413|140,761|     922,362|   518,191|   404,171|263,371|154,468|108,903|  50,018|46,489|  3,529|34,777|28,571|  6,206
1973-74 ....|343,924|188,591|155,333|     945,776|   527,313|   418,463|277,033|157,842|119,191|  53,816|48,530|  5,286|33,816|27,365|  6,451
1974-75 ....|360,171|191,017|169,154|     922,933|   504,841|   418,092|292,450|161,570|130,880|  55,916|48,956|  6,960|34,083|26,817|  7,266
            |       |       |       |            |          |          |       |       |       |        |      |       |      |      |
1975-76 ....|391,454|209,996|181,458|     925,746|   504,925|   420,821|311,771|167,248|144,523|  62,649|52,892|  9,757|34,064|26,267|  7,797
1976-77 ....|406,377|210,842|195,535|     919,549|   495,545|   424,004|317,164|167,783|149,381|  64,359|52,374| 11,985|33,232|25,142|  8,090
1977-78 ....|412,246|204,718|207,528|     921,204|   487,347|   433,857|311,620|161,212|150,408|  66,581|52,270| 14,311|32,131|23,658|  8,473
1978-79 ....|402,702|192,091|210,611|     921,390|   477,344|   444,046|301,079|153,370|147,709|  68,848|52,652| 16,196|32,730|23,541|  9,189
1979-80 ....|400,910|183,737|217,173|     929,417|   473,611|   455,806|298,081|150,749|147,332|  70,131|52,716| 17,415|32,615|22,943|  9,672
            |       |       |       |            |          |          |       |       |       |        |      |       |      |      |
1980-81 ....|416,377|188,638|227,739|     935,140|   469,883|   465,257|295,739|147,043|148,696|  71,956|52,792| 19,164|32,958|22,711| 10,247
1981-82 ....|434,526|196,944|237,582|     952,998|   473,364|   479,634|295,546|145,532|150,014|  72,032|52,223| 19,809|32,707|22,224| 10,483
1982-83 ....|449,620|203,991|245,629|     969,510|   479,140|   490,370|289,921|144,697|145,224|  73,054|51,250| 21,804|32,775|21,902| 10,873
1983-84 ....|452,240|202,704|249,536|     974,309|   482,319|   491,990|284,263|143,595|140,668|  74,468|51,378| 23,090|33,209|22,064| 11,145
1984-85 ....|454,712|202,932|251,780|     979,477|   482,528|   496,949|286,251|143,390|142,861|  75,063|50,455| 24,608|32,943|21,700| 11,243
            |       |       |       |            |          |          |       |       |       |        |      |       |      |      |
1985-86 ....|446,047|196,166|249,881|     987,823|   485,923|   501,900|288,567|143,508|145,059|  73,910|49,261| 24,649|33,653|21,819| 11,834
1986-87 ....|436,304|190,839|245,465|     991,264|   480,782|   510,482|289,349|141,269|148,080|  71,617|46,523| 25,094|34,041|22,061| 11,980
1987-88 ....|435,085|190,047|245,038|     994,829|   477,203|   517,626|299,317|145,163|154,154|  70,735|45,484| 25,251|34,870|22,615| 12,255
1988-89 ....|436,764|186,316|250,448|   1,018,755|   483,346|   535,409|310,621|149,354|161,267|  70,856|45,046| 25,810|35,720|22,648| 13,072
1989-90 ....|455,102|191,195|263,907|   1,051,344|   491,696|   559,648|324,301|153,653|170,648|  70,988|43,961| 27,027|38,371|24,401| 13,970
            |       |       |       |            |          |          |       |       |       |        |      |       |      |      |
1990-91 ....|481,720|198,634|283,086|   1,094,538|   504,045|   590,493|337,168|156,482|180,686|  71,948|43,846| 28,102|39,294|24,756| 14,538
1991-92 ....|504,231|207,481|296,750|   1,136,553|   520,811|   615,742|352,838|161,842|190,996|  74,146|45,071| 29,075|40,659|25,557| 15,102
1992-93 ....|514,756|211,964|302,792|   1,165,178|   532,881|   632,297|369,585|169,258|200,327|  75,387|45,153| 30,234|42,132|26,073| 16,059
1993-94 ....|530,632|215,261|315,371|   1,169,275|   532,422|   636,853|387,070|176,085|210,985|  75,418|44,707| 30,711|43,185|26,552| 16,633
1994-95 ....|539,691|218,352|321,339|   1,160,134|   526,131|   634,003|397,629|178,598|219,031|  75,800|44,853| 30,947|44,446|26,916| 17,530
            |       |       |       |            |          |          |       |       |       |        |      |       |      |      |
1995-96 ....|555,216|219,514|335,702|   1,164,792|   522,454|   642,338|406,301|179,081|227,220|  76,734|44,748| 31,986|44,652|26,841| 17,811
1996-97 ....|571,226|223,948|347,278|   1,172,879|   520,515|   652,364|419,401|180,947|238,454|  78,730|45,564| 33,166|45,876|27,146| 18,730
1997-98 ....|558,555|217,613|340,942|   1,184,406|   519,956|   664,450|430,164|184,375|245,789|  78,598|44,911| 33,687|46,010|26,664| 19,346
1998-99\4\ .|559,954|218,417|341,537|   1,200,303|   518,746|   681,557|439,986|186,148|253,838|  78,439|44,339| 34,100|44,077|25,146| 18,931
1999-2000 ..|564,933|224,721|340,212|   1,237,875|   530,367|   707,508|457,056|191,792|265,264|  80,057|44,239| 35,818|44,808|25,028| 19,780
            |       |       |       |            |          |          |       |       |       |        |      |       |      |      |
2000-01 ....|578,865|231,645|347,220|   1,244,171|   531,840|   712,331|468,476|194,351|274,125|  79,707|42,862| 36,845|44,904|24,728| 20,176
2001-02 ....|595,133|238,109|357,024|   1,291,900|   549,816|   742,084|482,118|199,120|282,998|  80,698|42,507| 38,191|44,160|23,708| 20,452
2002-03 ....|632,912|253,060|379,852|   1,348,503|   573,079|   775,424|512,645|211,381|301,264|  80,810|41,834| 38,976|46,024|24,341| 21,683
2003-04\5\ .|667,000|261,000|406,000|   1,401,000|   586,000|   814,000|531,000|216,000|315,000|  82,200|41,800| 40,300|45,700|23,900| 21,800
2004-05\5\ .|668,000|257,000|411,000|   1,416,000|   584,000|   832,000|562,000|224,000|338,000|  85,000|42,000| 43,000|47,200|24,600| 22,600
            |       |       |       |            |          |          |       |       |       |        |      |       |      |      |
2005-06\5\ .|668,000|256,000|412,000|   1,431,000|   586,000|   845,000|580,000|229,000|350,000|  87,600|42,700| 44,900|48,500|25,100| 23,300
2006-07\5\ .|676,000|258,000|418,000|   1,449,000|   590,000|   859,000|596,000|236,000|361,000|  89,600|43,300| 46,400|49,500|25,600| 24,000
2007-08\5\ .|689,000|262,000|427,000|   1,475,000|   598,000|   877,000|615,000|243,000|373,000|  91,600|43,800| 47,800|50,200|25,700| 24,400
2008-09\5\ .|705,000|266,000|438,000|   1,507,000|   608,000|   898,000|634,000|249,000|384,000|  93,700|44,500| 49,200|50,600|25,800| 24,800
2009-10\5\ .|719,000|271,000|448,000|   1,538,000|   618,000|   920,000|650,000|255,000|395,000|  95,700|45,200| 50,500|51,100|25,900| 25,200
            |       |       |       |            |          |          |       |       |       |        |      |       |      |      |
2010-11\5\ .|728,000|273,000|454,000|   1,558,000|   625,000|   933,000|661,000|260,000|402,000|  97,200|45,700| 51,500|51,800|26,100| 25,700
2011-12\5\ .|731,000|274,000|457,000|   1,570,000|   629,000|   941,000|671,000|264,000|407,000|  98,500|46,200| 52,300|52,700|26,400| 26,200
2012-13\5\ .|733,000|275,000|458,000|   1,578,000|   632,000|   946,000|680,000|269,000|411,000|  99,600|46,700| 52,900|53,800|26,900| 26,900
2013-14\5\ .|735,000|275,000|460,000|   1,582,000|   633,000|   949,000|693,000|275,000|418,000|  99,000|47,300| 53,700|54,900|27,300| 27,600
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---Not available.
\1\Includes Ph.D., Ed.D., and comparable degrees at the doctoral level. Excludes first-professional, such as M.D., D.D.S., and law degrees.
\2\Includes first-professional degrees.
\3\First-professional degrees are included with bachelor's degrees.
\4\Data for 1998-99 were imputed using alternative procedures. (See Guide to Sources for details.)
\5\Projected.

NOTE: Data for 1869-70 to 1994-95 are for institutions of higher education. Institutions of higher education were accredited by an agency or association that was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, or recognized directly by the Secretary of Education. The new degree-granting classification is very similar to the earlier higher education classification, except that it includes some additional institutions, primarily 2-year colleges, and excludes a few higher education institutions that did not award associate's or higher degrees. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Earned Degrees Conferred, 1869-70 through 1964-65; Projections of Education Statistics to 2014; Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred" surveys, 1965-66 through 1985-86; and 1986-87 through 2002-03 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, "Completions Survey" (IPEDS-C:87-99), and Fall 2000 through Fall 2003. (This table was prepared April 2005.)

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