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Projections of Education Statistics to 2019

NCES 2011-017
March 2011


Table 35.  Actual and projected numbers for first-professional degrees by degree-granting institutions, by sex of recipient: 199495 through 201920

Year Total Men Women
Actual      
1994–95 75,800 44,853 30,947
1995–96 76,734 44,748 31,986
1996–97 78,730 45,564 33,166
1997–98 78,598 44,911 33,687
1998–99 78,439 44,339 34,100
1999–2000 80,057 44,239 35,818
2000–01 79,707 42,862 36,845
2001–02 80,698 42,507 38,191
2002–03 80,897 41,887 39,010
2003–04 83,041 42,169 40,872
2004–05 87,289 43,849 43,440
2005–06 87,655 44,038 43,617
2006–07 90,064 45,057 45,007
2007–08 91,309 45,916 45,393
Projected      
2008–09 93,900 47,300 46,600
2009–10 97,100 48,800 48,200
2010–11 100,700 51,000 49,700
2011–12 102,300 52,100 50,200
2012–13 103,100 52,300 50,700
2013–14 104,600 52,900 51,700
2014–15 107,200 53,800 53,300
2015–16 110,600 55,200 55,400
2016–17 113,900 56,500 57,400
2017–18 116,900 57,600 59,200
2018–19 119,500 58,600 60,900
2019–20 121,900 59,400 62,500
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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