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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table 29.  Actual and alternative projected numbers for master’s degrees, by sex of recipient: 1993–94 through 2018–19

Year Total Men Women
       
Actual      
1993–94 387,070 176,085 210,985
1994–95 397,629 178,598 219,031
1995–96 406,301 179,081 227,220
1996–97 419,401 180,947 238,454
1997–98 430,164 184,375 245,789
1998–99 439,986 186,148 253,838
1999–2000 457,056 191,792 265,264
2000–01 468,476 194,351 274,125
2001–02 482,118 199,120 282,998
2002–03 513,339 211,664 301,675
2003–04 558,940 229,545 329,395
2004–05 574,618 233,590 341,028
2005–06 594,065 237,896 356,169
2006–07 604,607 238,189 366,418
Middle alternative projections
2007–08 620,000 243,000 377,000
2008–09 631,000 250,000 381,000
2009–10 648,000 257,000 391,000
2010–11 659,000 261,000 398,000
2011–12 670,000 263,000 407,000
2012–13 684,000 266,000 418,000
2013–14 702,000 271,000 431,000
2014–15 717,000 277,000 440,000
2015–16 732,000 282,000 450,000
2016–17 746,000 286,000 460,000
2017–18 760,000 290,000 471,000
2018–19 773,000 293,000 480,000
Low alternative projections
2007–08 620,000 243,000 377,000
2008–09 621,000 247,000 373,000
2009–10 636,000 251,000 385,000
2010–11 645,000 256,000 389,000
2011–12 654,000 257,000 397,000
2012–13 666,000 259,000 408,000
2013–14 683,000 263,000 420,000
2014–15 698,000 269,000 429,000
2015–16 714,000 275,000 439,000
2016–17 729,000 279,000 449,000
2017–18 744,000 284,000 460,000
2018–19 758,000 288,000 470,000
High alternative projections
2007–08 620,000 243,000 377,000
2008–09 640,000 252,000 388,000
2009–10 658,000 260,000 398,000
2010–11 668,000 263,000 405,000
2011–12 680,000 265,000 415,000
2012–13 695,000 269,000 426,000
2013–14 713,000 274,000 439,000
2014–15 729,000 280,000 449,000
2015–16 744,000 285,000 459,000
2016–17 759,000 290,000 469,000
2017–18 775,000 294,000 481,000
2018–19 788,000 298,000 490,000
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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