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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table 28.  Actual and alternative projected numbers for bachelor’s degrees, by sex of recipient: 1993–94 through 2018–19

Year Total Men Women
       
Actual
1993–94 1,169,275 532,422 636,853
1994–95 1,160,134 526,131 634,003
1995–96 1,164,792 522,454 642,338
1996–97 1,172,879 520,515 652,364
1997–98 1,184,406 519,956 664,450
1998–99 1,200,303 518,746 681,557
1999–2000 1,237,875 530,367 707,508
2000–01 1,244,171 531,840 712,331
2001–02 1,291,900 549,816 742,084
2002–03 1,348,811 573,258 775,553
2003–04 1,399,542 595,425 804,117
2004–05 1,439,264 613,000 826,264
2005–06 1,485,242 630,600 854,642
2006–07 1,524,092 649,570 874,522
Middle alternative projections
2007–08 1,570,000 668,000 903,000
2008–09 1,599,000 681,000 918,000
2009–10 1,648,000 702,000 946,000
2010–11 1,669,000 713,000 956,000
2011–12 1,706,000 727,000 979,000
2012–13 1,719,000 731,000 989,000
2013–14 1,737,000 734,000 1,004,000
2014–15 1,753,000 735,000 1,017,000
2015–16 1,772,000 737,000 1,034,000
2016–17 1,790,000 740,000 1,050,000
2017–18 1,806,000 741,000 1,065,000
2018–19 1,821,000 743,000 1,078,000
Low alternative projections
2007–08 1,570,000 668,000 903,000
2008–09 1,577,000 676,000 902,000
2009–10 1,628,000 698,000 931,000
2010–11 1,609,000 697,000 911,000
2011–12 1,646,000 712,000 934,000
2012–13 1,653,000 714,000 939,000
2013–14 1,664,000 715,000 949,000
2014–15 1,677,000 716,000 961,000
2015–16 1,695,000 718,000 977,000
2016–17 1,714,000 721,000 992,000
2017–18 1,732,000 724,000 1,008,000
2018–19 1,750,000 727,000 1,023,000
High alternative projections
2007–08 1,570,000 668,000 903,000
2008–09 1,618,000 684,000 934,000
2009–10 1,665,000 704,000 961,000
2010–11 1,721,000 722,000 999,000
2011–12 1,755,000 734,000 1,021,000
2012–13 1,770,000 738,000 1,032,000
2013–14 1,791,000 742,000 1,050,000
2014–15 1,809,000 744,000 1,064,000
2015–16 1,829,000 747,000 1,082,000
2016–17 1,848,000 750,000 1,098,000
2017–18 1,867,000 752,000 1,115,000
2018–19 1,885,000 754,000 1,131,000
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:94–99), and Fall 2000 through Fall 2007; and Degrees Conferred Model, 1975–76 through 2006–07. (This table was prepared February 2009.)"

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