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Table 266. Degree-granting institutions and branches, by type and control of institution and state or jurisdiction: 2007–08
State or jurisdiction Total All public insti- tutions Public 4-year institutions Public
2-year
All not-
for-profit
insti- tutions
Not-for-profit 4-year institutions Not-for-profit
2-year
For-profit institutions
Total Research university, very high1  Research university, high2  Doctoral/ research university3  Master's4  Bacca-laureate5  Special focus6  Total Research university, very high1  Research university, high2  Doctoral/ research university3  Master's4  Bacca-laureate5  Special focus6  Total 4-year 2-year
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
United States 4,352 1,685 653 63 75 27 264 177 47 1,032 1,624 1,532 33 27 45 344 534 549 92 1,043 490 553
Alabama 68 39 14 1 3 0 9 1 0 25 18 18 0 0 1 2 10 5 0 11 8 3
Alaska 7 5 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
Arizona 76 27 6 2 1 0 3 0 0 21 10 10 0 0 0 2 2 6 0 39 25 14
Arkansas 49 33 11 0 1 1 5 3 1 22 12 11 0 0 0 1 9 1 1 4 3 1
California 416 147 35 8 1 0 19 5 2 112 142 138 3 1 11 27 22 74 4 127 59 68
                                             
Colorado 80 27 12 3 1 1 2 5 0 15 13 12 0 1 0 3 3 5 1 40 22 18
Connecticut 46 22 10 1 0 0 4 4 1 12 18 16 1 0 2 6 5 2 2 6 4 2
Delaware 10 5 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 5 4 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
District of Columbia 16 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 11 11 1 3 1 3 0 3 0 3 3 0
Florida 184 40 19 3 3 2 2 8 1 21 55 54 1 1 2 11 21 18 1 89 52 37
                                             
Georgia 135 74 24 2 1 1 13 6 1 50 34 31 1 1 0 4 17 8 3 27 18 9
Hawaii 22 10 4 1 0 0 0 3 0 6 6 6 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 6 4 2
Idaho 14 7 4 0 1 1 1 1 0 3 4 4 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 3 2 1
Illinois 177 60 12 2 2 1 7 0 0 48 85 81 2 2 2 16 24 35 4 32 19 13
Indiana 106 29 15 2 1 2 6 4 0 14 43 42 1 0 0 9 21 11 1 34 18 16
                                             
Iowa 65 19 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 16 36 35 0 0 0 5 20 10 1 10 9 1
Kansas 60 32 8 2 1 0 4 0 1 24 22 21 0 0 0 6 12 3 1 6 3 3
Kentucky 71 24 8 1 1 0 5 1 0 16 27 27 0 0 1 3 14 9 0 20 7 13
Louisiana 84 52 17 1 2 1 9 1 3 35 10 10 1 0 0 2 4 3 0 22 4 18
Maine 30 15 8 0 1 0 1 6 0 7 13 12 0 0 0 3 6 3 1 2 0 2
                                             
Maryland 57 29 13 1 1 1 8 1 1 16 21 21 1 0 0 4 7 9 0 7 4 3
Massachusetts 122 31 15 1 0 2 7 2 3 16 83 79 5 3 1 14 25 31 4 8 4 4
Michigan 105 45 15 3 2 2 7 1 0 30 52 52 0 0 1 9 23 19 0 8 5 3
Minnesota 112 42 11 1 0 0 8 2 0 31 37 36 0 0 3 6 11 16 1 33 28 5
Mississippi 42 26 9 0 4 0 4 0 1 17 11 11 0 0 0 3 4 4 0 5 0 5
                                             
Missouri 128 34 13 1 3 0 6 3 0 21 56 52 1 1 0 12 12 26 4 38 17 21
Montana 23 18 6 1 1 0 1 3 0 12 5 4 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0
Nebraska 42 15 7 1 0 0 3 2 1 8 19 17 0 0 0 3 9 5 2 8 5 3
Nevada 23 7 6 0 2 0 0 4 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 14 7 7
New Hampshire 28 12 5 0 1 0 2 2 0 7 14 13 1 0 1 2 6 3 1 2 1 1
                                             
New Jersey 60 33 14 1 2 0 9 1 1 19 23 23 1 1 1 9 3 8 0 4 3 1
New Mexico 42 28 8 1 1 0 4 1 1 20 5 5 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 9 8 1
New York 307 78 43 3 3 0 20 13 4 35 185 165 6 5 6 39 30 79 20 44 14 30
North Carolina 130 75 16 2 2 2 6 3 1 59 45 44 1 1 0 5 28 9 1 10 7 3
North Dakota 22 14 7 0 2 0 1 3 1 7 6 5 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 2 2 0
                                             
Ohio 207 61 30 2 7 1 1 15 4 31 78 71 1 1 1 18 26 24 7 68 7 61
Oklahoma 59 29 17 0 2 0 6 7 2 12 14 14 0 1 1 3 5 4 0 16 8 8
Oregon 60 26 9 1 1 1 3 2 1 17 25 25 0 0 2 3 9 11 0 9 5 4
Pennsylvania 263 65 44 2 1 1 16 22 2 21 116 101 2 2 3 30 36 28 15 82 8 74
Rhode Island 14 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 10 10 1 0 0 4 1 4 0 1 0 1
                                             
South Carolina 66 33 13 1 1 1 4 5 1 20 25 23 0 0 0 4 14 5 2 8 5 3
South Dakota 24 12 7 0 1 1 0 3 2 5 8 7 0 0 0 1 3 3 1 4 4 0
Tennessee 105 22 9 1 1 2 5 0 0 13 49 46 1 0 1 10 17 17 3 34 17 17
Texas 214 109 45 2 6 3 21 5 8 64 57 53 1 1 2 16 17 16 4 48 13 35
Utah 36 14 7 1 1 0 2 3 0 7 4 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 18 12 6
                                             
Vermont 25 6 5 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 17 16 0 0 0 5 9 2 1 2 2 0
Virginia 112 39 15 2 4 0 6 3 0 24 35 35 0 0 1 7 20 7 0 38 20 18
Washington 76 43 13 2 0 0 6 4 1 30 18 18 0 0 0 10 3 5 0 15 12 3
West Virginia 44 23 12 0 1 0 1 9 1 11 9 9 0 0 0 2 6 1 0 12 2 10
Wisconsin 73 31 14 1 1 0 9 3 0 17 30 28 0 1 0 10 10 7 2 12 8 4
Wyoming 10 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1
                                             
U.S. Service Academies 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0
                                             
Other jurisdictions 83 25 18 0 1 0 2 12 3 7 41 37 0 0 2 5 19 11 4 17 8 9
American Samoa 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Federated States of Micronesia 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Marshall Islands 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Palau 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 74 17 14 0 1 0 1 9 3 3 40 36 0 0 2 5 19 10 4 17 8 9
U.S. Virgin Islands 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
† Not applicable.
1 Research universities with a very high level of research activity.
2 Research universities with a high level of research activity.
3 Institutions that award at least 20 doctor's degrees per year, but did not have a high level of research activity.
4 Institutions that award at least 50 master's degrees per year.
5 Institutions that primarily emphasize undergraduate education.
6 Four-year institutions that award degrees primarily in single fields of study, such as medicine, business, fine arts, theology, and engineering. Includes some institutions that have 4-year programs, but have not reported sufficient data to identify program cate-gory. Also includes institutions classified as 4-year under the IPEDS system, which had been classified as 2-year in the Carnegie classification system because they primarily award associate's degrees.
NOTE: Relative levels of research activity for research universities were determined by an analysis of research and development expenditures, science and engineering research staffing, and doctoral degrees conferred, by field. Further information on the research index ranking may be obtained from http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/classifications/index.asp?key=798#related. Degree-granting institutions grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2007-08 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2007. (This table was prepared July 2008.)
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