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Table 268. Doctor's degrees conferred by degree-granting institutions, by racial/ethnic group and sex of student: Selected years, 1976-77 to 2002-03

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            |           Number of degrees conferred\1\            |     Percentage distribution of degrees conferred
            |_____________________________________________________|____________________________________________________
Year and sex|      |White,|Black,|His- | Asian/ |American|   Non- |     |White,|Black,|His- | Asian/ |American|   Non-
            | Total| non- | non- |panic|Pacific |Indian/ |resident|Total| non- | non- |panic|Pacific |Indian/ |resident
            |      | His- | His- |     |Islander| Alaska |  alien |     | His- | His- |     |Islander| Alaska |  alien
            |      |panic |panic |     |        | Native |        |     |panic |panic |     |        | Native |
____________|______|______|______|_____|________|________|________|_____|______|______|_____|________|________|________
1           |    2 |    3 |    4 |   5 |      6 |      7 |      8 |   9 |   10 |   11 |  12 |     13 |     14 |     15
____________|______|______|______|_____|________|________|________|_____|______|______|_____|________|________|________
Total       |      |      |      |     |        |        |        |     |      |      |     |        |        |
1976-77\2\ .|33,126|26,851| 1,253|  522|     658|      95|   3,747|100.0|  81.1|   3.8|  1.6|     2.0|     0.3|    11.3
1980-81\3\ .|32,839|25,908| 1,265|  456|     877|     130|   4,203|100.0|  78.9|   3.9|  1.4|     2.7|     0.4|    12.8
1984-85\4\ .|32,307|23,934| 1,154|  677|   1,106|     119|   5,317|100.0|  74.1|   3.6|  2.1|     3.4|     0.4|    16.5
1988-89\5\ .|35,659|24,884| 1,066|  629|   1,323|      85|   7,672|100.0|  69.8|   3.0|  1.8|     3.7|     0.2|    21.5
1989-90 ....|38,371|26,221| 1,149|  780|   1,225|      98|   8,898|100.0|  68.3|   3.0|  2.0|     3.2|     0.3|    23.2
            |      |      |      |     |        |        |        |     |      |      |     |        |        |
1990-91 ....|39,294|25,855| 1,248|  757|   1,504|     106|   9,824|100.0|  65.8|   3.2|  1.9|     3.8|     0.3|    25.0
1991-92 ....|40,659|26,229| 1,239|  824|   1,598|     120|  10,649|100.0|  64.5|   3.0|  2.0|     3.9|     0.3|    26.2
1992-93 ....|42,132|26,816| 1,350|  824|   1,578|     107|  11,457|100.0|  63.6|   3.2|  2.0|     3.7|     0.3|    27.2
1993-94 ....|43,185|27,212| 1,385|  900|   2,024|     134|  11,530|100.0|  63.0|   3.2|  2.1|     4.7|     0.3|    26.7
1994-95 ....|44,446|27,846| 1,667|  984|   2,689|     130|  11,130|100.0|  62.7|   3.8|  2.2|     6.1|     0.3|    25.0
            |      |      |      |     |        |        |        |     |      |      |     |        |        |
1995-96 ....|44,652|27,773| 1,632|  997|   2,641|     159|  11,450|100.0|  62.2|   3.7|  2.2|     5.9|     0.4|    25.6
1996-97 ....|45,876|28,596| 1,865|1,120|   2,667|     175|  11,453|100.0|  62.3|   4.1|  2.4|     5.8|     0.4|    25.0
1997-98 ....|46,010|28,803| 2,067|1,275|   2,339|     186|  11,340|100.0|  62.6|   4.5|  2.8|     5.1|     0.4|    24.6
1998-99\6\ .|44,077|27,838| 2,136|1,302|   2,299|     194|  10,308|100.0|  63.2|   4.8|  3.0|     5.2|     0.4|    23.4
1999-2000 ..|44,808|27,843| 2,246|1,305|   2,420|     160|  10,834|100.0|  62.1|   5.0|  2.9|     5.4|     0.4|    24.2
            |      |      |      |     |        |        |        |     |      |      |     |        |        |
2000-01 ....|44,904|27,454| 2,207|1,516|   2,587|     177|  10,963|100.0|  61.1|   4.9|  3.4|     5.8|     0.4|    24.4
2001-02 ....|44,160|26,903| 2,395|1,434|   2,319|     180|  10,929|100.0|  60.9|   5.4|  3.2|     5.3|     0.4|    24.7
2002-03 ....|46,024|27,698| 2,517|1,561|   2,426|     196|  11,626|100.0|  60.2|   5.5|  3.4|     5.3|     0.4|    25.3
            |      |      |      |     |        |        |        |     |      |      |     |        |        |
Males       |      |      |      |     |        |        |        |     |      |      |     |        |        |
1976-77\2\ .|25,036|20,032|   766|  383|     540|      67|   3,248|100.0|  80.0|   3.1|  1.5|     2.2|     0.3|    13.0
1980-81\3\ .|22,595|17,310|   694|  277|     655|      95|   3,564|100.0|  76.6|   3.1|  1.2|     2.9|     0.4|    15.8
1984-85\4\ .|21,296|15,017|   561|  431|     802|      64|   4,421|100.0|  70.5|   2.6|  2.0|     3.8|     0.3|    20.8
1988-89\5\ .|22,597|14,541|   491|  350|     945|      50|   6,220|100.0|  64.3|   2.2|  1.5|     4.2|     0.2|    27.5
1989-90 ....|24,401|15,314|   531|  419|     865|      49|   7,223|100.0|  62.8|   2.2|  1.7|     3.5|     0.2|    29.6
            |      |      |      |     |        |        |        |     |      |      |     |        |        |
1990-91 ....|24,756|14,853|   597|  399|   1,017|      59|   7,831|100.0|  60.0|   2.4|  1.6|     4.1|     0.2|    31.6
1991-92 ....|25,557|14,956|   584|  465|   1,088|      66|   8,398|100.0|  58.5|   2.3|  1.8|     4.3|     0.3|    32.9
1992-93 ....|26,073|14,991|   617|  437|   1,040|      52|   8,936|100.0|  57.5|   2.4|  1.7|     4.0|     0.2|    34.3
1993-94 ....|26,552|15,159|   627|  463|   1,373|      66|   8,864|100.0|  57.1|   2.4|  1.7|     5.2|     0.2|    33.4
1994-95 ....|26,916|15,375|   730|  488|   1,756|      58|   8,509|100.0|  57.1|   2.7|  1.8|     6.5|     0.2|    31.6
            |      |      |      |     |        |        |        |     |      |      |     |        |        |
1995-96 ....|26,841|15,112|   727|  514|   1,692|      80|   8,716|100.0|  56.3|   2.7|  1.9|     6.3|     0.3|    32.5
1996-97 ....|27,146|15,499|   795|  585|   1,645|      87|   8,535|100.0|  57.1|   2.9|  2.2|     6.1|     0.3|    31.4
1997-98 ....|26,664|15,399|   824|  652|   1,392|      83|   8,314|100.0|  57.8|   3.1|  2.4|     5.2|     0.3|    31.2
1998-99\6\ .|25,146|14,726|   873|  625|   1,337|      92|   7,493|100.0|  58.6|   3.5|  2.5|     5.3|     0.4|    29.8
1999-2000 ..|25,028|14,472|   876|  611|   1,356|      57|   7,656|100.0|  57.8|   3.5|  2.4|     5.4|     0.2|    30.6
            |      |      |      |     |        |        |        |     |      |      |     |        |        |
2000-01 ....|24,728|13,937|   855|  687|   1,453|      76|   7,720|100.0|  56.4|   3.5|  2.8|     5.9|     0.3|    31.2
2001-02 ....|23,708|13,330|   922|  650|   1,242|      67|   7,497|100.0|  56.2|   3.9|  2.7|     5.2|     0.3|    31.6
2002-03 ....|24,341|13,470|   913|  742|   1,243|      76|   7,897|100.0|  55.3|   3.8|  3.0|     5.1|     0.3|    32.4
            |      |      |      |     |        |        |        |     |      |      |     |        |        |
Females     |      |      |      |     |        |        |        |     |      |      |     |        |        |
1976-77 ....| 8,090| 6,819|   487|  139|     118|      28|     499|100.0|  84.3|   6.0|  1.7|     1.5|     0.3|     6.2
1980-81\3\ .|10,244| 8,598|   571|  179|     222|      35|     639|100.0|  83.9|   5.6|  1.7|     2.2|     0.3|     6.2
1984-85\4\ .|11,011| 8,917|   593|  246|     304|      55|     896|100.0|  81.0|   5.4|  2.2|     2.8|     0.5|     8.1
1988-89\5\ .|13,062|10,343|   575|  279|     378|      35|   1,452|100.0|  79.2|   4.4|  2.1|     2.9|     0.3|    11.1
1989-90 ....|13,970|10,907|   618|  361|     360|      49|   1,675|100.0|  78.1|   4.4|  2.6|     2.6|     0.4|    12.0
            |      |      |      |     |        |        |        |     |      |      |     |        |        |
1990-91 ....|14,538|11,002|   651|  358|     487|      47|   1,993|100.0|  75.7|   4.5|  2.5|     3.3|     0.3|    13.7
1991-92 ....|15,102|11,273|   655|  359|     510|      54|   2,251|100.0|  74.6|   4.3|  2.4|     3.4|     0.4|    14.9
1992-93 ....|16,059|11,825|   733|  387|     538|      55|   2,521|100.0|  73.6|   4.6|  2.4|     3.4|     0.3|    15.7
1993-94 ....|16,633|12,053|   758|  437|     651|      68|   2,666|100.0|  72.5|   4.6|  2.6|     3.9|     0.4|    16.0
1994-95 ....|17,530|12,471|   937|  496|     933|      72|   2,621|100.0|  71.1|   5.3|  2.8|     5.3|     0.4|    15.0
            |      |      |      |     |        |        |        |     |      |      |     |        |        |
1995-96 ....|17,811|12,661|   905|  483|     949|      79|   2,734|100.0|  71.1|   5.1|  2.7|     5.3|     0.4|    15.4
1996-97 ....|18,730|13,097| 1,070|  535|   1,022|      88|   2,918|100.0|  69.9|   5.7|  2.9|     5.5|     0.5|    15.6
1997-98 ....|19,346|13,404| 1,243|  623|     947|     103|   3,026|100.0|  69.3|   6.4|  3.2|     4.9|     0.5|    15.6
1998-99\6\ .|18,931|13,112| 1,263|  677|     962|     102|   2,815|100.0|  69.3|   6.7|  3.6|     5.1|     0.5|    14.9
1999-2000 ..|19,780|13,371| 1,370|  694|   1,064|     103|   3,178|100.0|  67.6|   6.9|  3.5|     5.4|     0.5|    16.1
            |      |      |      |     |        |        |        |     |      |      |     |        |        |
2000-01 ....|20,176|13,517| 1,352|  829|   1,134|     101|   3,243|100.0|  67.0|   6.7|  4.1|     5.6|     0.5|    16.1
2001-02 ....|20,452|13,573| 1,473|  784|   1,077|     113|   3,432|100.0|  66.4|   7.2|  3.8|     5.3|     0.6|    16.8
2002-03 ....|21,683|14,228| 1,604|  819|   1,183|     120|   3,729|100.0|  65.6|   7.4|  3.8|     5.5|     0.6|    17.2
____________|______|______|______|_____|________|________|________|_____|______|______|_____|________|________|________

\1\Includes Ph.D., Ed.D, and comparable degrees at the doctoral level. Excludes first-professional degrees, such as M.D., D.D.S., and law degrees.
\2\Excludes 106 men whose racial/ethnic group was not available.
\3\Excludes 116 men and 3 women whose racial/ethnic group was not available.
\4\Excludes 404 men and 232 women whose racial/ethnic group was not available.
\5\Excludes 51 men and 10 women whose racial/ethnic group was not available.
\6\Data were imputed using alternative procedures. (See Guide to Sources for details.)

NOTE: For years 1984-85 to 2002-03, reported racial/ethnic distributions of students by level of degree, field of degree, and sex were used to estimate race/ethnicity for students whose race/ethnicity was not reported. Black includes African American, Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian, and Hispanic includes Latino. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin unless specified. 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, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred" surveys, 1976-77 through 1984-85; and 1988-89 through 2002-03 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, "Completions Survey" (IPEDS-C:89-99), and Fall 2000 through Fall 2003. (This table was prepared December 2004.)

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