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Projections of Education Statistics to 2019

NCES 2011-017
March 2011


Table 33.  Actual and projected numbers for master’s degrees by degree-granting institutions, by sex of recipient: 1994–95 through 2019–20

Year Total Men Women
Actual      
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
2007–08 625,023 246,491 378,532
Projected      
2008–09 649,000 256,000 393,000
2009–10 670,000 270,000 400,000
2010–11 687,000 280,000 407,000
2011–12 696,000 281,000 416,000
2012–13 709,000 283,000 426,000
2013–14 727,000 289,000 439,000
2014–15 750,000 297,000 453,000
2015–16 771,000 306,000 466,000
2016–17 791,000 313,000 478,000
2017–18 809,000 319,000 490,000
2018–19 827,000 324,000 502,000
2019–20 839,000 328,000 512,000
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 A-2, appendix A.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, "Completions Survey" (IPEDS-C:95–99), and Fall 2000 through Fall 2008; and Degrees Conferred Model, 1975–76 through 2007–08. (This table was prepared February 2010.)

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