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Table 319.30. Bachelor's degrees conferred by postsecondary institutions, by field of study and state or jurisdiction: 2011-12
State or jurisdiction Total Humani- ties1 Psycho- logy Social sciences and history Natural sci- ences2 Computer sciences Engin- eering3 Education Business/ manage- ment Health professions and related programs Other fields4
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
United States 1,791,046 295,221 108,986 178,543 141,354 47,384 98,540 105,785 366,815 163,440 284,978
Alabama 27,439 2,581 1,475 1,780 1,986 584 2,080 2,576 6,648 2,795 4,934
Alaska 1,750 299 117 147 152 35 152 102 310 163 273
Arizona 64,707 8,671 2,101 2,733 2,482 3,711 1,528 3,400 21,202 9,274 9,605
Arkansas 14,189 2,202 725 950 1,124 287 561 1,416 2,783 1,769 2,372
California 172,410 35,416 12,570 24,661 16,776 3,905 9,982 2,626 30,771 10,373 25,330
                       
Colorado 31,136 5,217 1,802 3,411 2,747 864 2,042 235 7,401 2,197 5,220
Connecticut 20,710 4,128 1,640 3,003 1,713 244 924 690 3,466 1,908 2,994
Delaware 5,885 707 305 562 307 127 314 460 1,456 600 1,047
District of Columbia 9,212 1,279 532 2,768 536 179 266 69 1,745 663 1,175
Florida 90,979 10,891 6,024 8,375 5,816 2,369 4,411 5,581 21,957 8,955 16,600
                       
Georgia 46,221 6,904 2,672 4,234 3,778 1,425 2,451 4,289 10,072 3,742 6,654
Hawaii 6,016 898 409 726 387 132 139 403 1,358 610 954
Idaho 9,781 1,469 465 703 738 239 488 1,201 1,603 1,215 1,660
Illinois 72,455 12,475 4,103 6,217 5,247 2,501 3,628 5,897 15,340 5,692 11,355
Indiana 45,532 6,969 1,859 3,297 2,991 1,313 3,514 3,612 9,712 4,908 7,357
                       
Iowa 40,676 3,716 3,417 4,034 1,851 955 1,332 3,335 10,493 3,772 7,771
Kansas 18,999 2,755 718 1,387 1,120 432 1,205 1,779 4,633 1,936 3,034
Kentucky 21,531 3,097 1,151 1,650 1,544 349 1,029 2,195 3,933 2,070 4,513
Louisiana 22,015 3,922 1,217 1,711 1,793 320 1,377 1,644 4,462 2,408 3,161
Maine 7,684 1,340 470 1,049 828 78 431 580 902 830 1,176
                       
Maryland 30,863 4,321 2,118 4,103 2,764 1,977 1,352 1,446 5,584 2,432 4,766
Massachusetts 55,823 10,060 3,989 7,279 4,984 1,346 3,351 1,449 10,779 4,483 8,103
Michigan 57,815 7,455 3,214 4,466 4,659 1,566 4,608 3,743 12,104 5,923 10,077
Minnesota 34,980 5,582 2,200 3,105 3,618 959 1,423 2,722 7,158 2,866 5,347
Mississippi 13,516 1,822 812 852 1,168 167 705 1,855 2,729 1,383 2,023
                       
Missouri 43,688 5,688 2,570 2,524 2,695 1,066 2,157 3,300 9,777 7,147 6,764
Montana 5,384 807 254 503 487 65 485 505 885 407 986
Nebraska 14,248 1,346 663 1,000 855 395 508 1,451 3,873 1,768 2,389
Nevada 7,639 995 460 655 515 194 345 459 2,024 789 1,203
New Hampshire 9,270 1,529 743 1,134 682 176 462 480 1,927 590 1,547
                       
New Jersey 39,804 7,590 3,317 4,852 3,516 826 1,968 2,115 7,197 2,733 5,690
New Mexico 8,259 1,597 476 619 662 147 622 813 1,559 600 1,164
New York 129,426 26,738 9,837 15,279 10,433 3,041 6,228 7,011 23,911 9,896 17,052
North Carolina 50,722 6,375 3,473 5,302 4,701 1,106 2,863 4,083 9,014 4,092 9,713
North Dakota 5,679 493 224 225 377 126 454 572 1,122 787 1,299
                       
Ohio 66,736 8,826 3,411 5,684 4,803 1,352 4,375 5,586 13,314 8,460 10,925
Oklahoma 19,846 3,554 905 1,041 1,382 424 1,341 1,748 4,183 1,712 3,556
Oregon 21,114 4,628 1,413 2,869 1,535 408 1,100 600 3,352 1,645 3,564
Pennsylvania 90,669 14,279 5,220 8,531 7,962 2,655 5,608 6,308 17,248 9,654 13,204
Rhode Island 11,014 1,548 569 1,001 843 258 443 488 2,866 625 2,373
                       
South Carolina 22,973 3,151 1,332 2,328 2,463 361 1,031 1,915 5,519 1,620 3,253
South Dakota 5,392 560 235 402 421 186 428 475 779 875 1,031
Tennessee 32,309 6,026 1,864 2,735 2,289 593 1,618 2,529 5,971 3,149 5,535
Texas 111,324 23,326 5,905 8,871 8,993 2,030 6,835 2,130 22,700 10,217 20,317
Utah 26,554 3,316 1,287 2,371 1,801 1,311 1,299 3,008 4,744 3,313 4,104
                       
Vermont 6,283 1,450 422 871 557 180 266 282 813 333 1,109
Virginia 52,998 11,000 4,018 6,605 4,308 2,274 2,859 1,336 10,081 3,633 6,884
Washington 32,376 7,272 1,843 4,517 3,055 849 1,745 1,393 5,237 2,072 4,393
West Virginia 13,284 2,980 554 1,122 771 399 719 848 2,189 919 2,783
Wisconsin 36,002 5,283 1,725 3,327 3,474 776 1,978 2,767 7,484 3,225 5,963
Wyoming 2,064 209 136 156 194 18 201 278 249 212 411
                       
U.S. Service Academies 3,665 479 25 816 471 104 1,309 0 196 0 265
                       
Other jurisdictions 20,358 1,020 927 750 1,711 650 1,378 2,269 5,586 3,116 2,951
American Samoa 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Guam 408 59 15 18 21 11 0 78 80 33 93
Northern Marianas 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 19,697 951 889 723 1,659 629 1,378 2,145 5,406 3,070 2,847
U.S. Virgin Islands 237 10 23 9 31 10 0 30 100 13 11
1 Includes degrees in area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies; English language and literature/letters; foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics; liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities; multi/interdisciplinary studies; philosophy and religious studies; theology and religious vocations; and visual and performing arts.
2 Includes biological and biomedical sciences; physical sciences; science technologies/technicians; and mathematics and statistics.
3 Includes engineering; engineering technologies/technicians; mechanic and repair technologies/technicians; and construction trades.
4 Includes agriculture, agricultural operations, and related sciences; natural resources and conservation; architecture and related services; communication, journalism, and related programs; communications technologies/technicians and support services; family and consumer services/human sciences; legal professions and studies; library science; military technologies and applied sciences; parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies; homeland security, law enforcement, and firefighting; public administration and social service professions; transportation and materials moving; and not classified by field of study.
NOTE: Data are for postsecondary institutions participating in Title IV federal financial aid programs. This table includes only those jurisdictions with 4-year institutions.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2012, Completions component. (This table was prepared August 2013.)
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