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Projections of Education Statistics to 2016
NCES 2008-060
December 2007


Table 27.  Actual and alternative projected numbers for associate’s degrees, by sex of recipient: 1991–92 through 2016–17
 
Year  Total  Men  Women 
Actual 
1991–92  504,231 207,481 296,750
1992–93  514,756 211,964 302,792
1993–94  530,632 215,261 315,371
1994–95  539,691 218,352 321,339
1995–96  555,216 219,514 335,702
1996–97  571,226 223,948 347,278
1997–98  558,555 217,613 340,942
1998–99  559,954 218,417 341,537
1999–2000  564,933 224,721 340,212
2000–01  578,865 231,645 347,220
2001–02  595,133 238,109 357,024
2002–03  632,912 253,060 379,852
2003–04  665,301 260,033 405,268
2004–05  696,660 267,536 429,124
 
Middle alternative projections 
2005–06  700,000 265,000 435,000
2006–07  689,000 259,000 430,000
2007–08  699,000 262,000 437,000
2008–09  714,000 267,000 447,000
2009–10  724,000 270,000 454,000
2010–11  730,000 272,000 458,000
2011–12  735,000 273,000 462,000
2012–13  740,000 274,000 466,000
2013–14  745,000 275,000 471,000
2014–15  751,000 275,000 476,000
2015–16  755,000 273,000 481,000
2016–17  762,000 273,000 489,000
 
Low alternative projections 
2005–06  700,000 265,000 435,000
2006–07  668,000 251,000 417,000
2007–08  679,000 255,000 424,000
2008–09  680,000 254,000 426,000
2009–10  680,000 254,000 427,000
2010–11  682,000 254,000 428,000
2011–12  670,000 249,000 421,000
2012–13  675,000 250,000 425,000
2013–14  679,000 250,000 429,000
2014–15  684,000 250,000 434,000
2015–16  687,000 249,000 438,000
2016–17  694,000 249,000 445,000
 
High alternative projections 
2005–06  700,000 265,000 435,000
2006–07  710,000 267,000 443,000
2007–08  720,000 270,000 450,000
2008–09  748,000 280,000 469,000
2009–10  768,000 286,000 481,000
2010–11  779,000 290,000 489,000
2011–12  801,000 298,000 503,000
2012–13  806,000 299,000 508,000
2013–14  811,000 299,000 512,000
2014–15  817,000 299,000 518,000
2015–16  822,000 298,000 524,000
2016–17  830,000 298,000 532,000
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Mean absolute percentage errors of selected education statistics can be found in table A2, appendix A.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, "Completions Survey" (IPEDS-C:92–99), and Fall 2000 through Fall 2005; and Degrees Conferred Model, 1975–76 through 2004–05. (This table was prepared December 2006.)
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