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Projections of Education Statistics to 2020

NCES 2011-026
September 2011


Table 32.  Actual and projected numbers for associate’s degrees conferred by postsecondary degree-granting institutions, by sex of recipient: 1995–96 through 2020–21

Year Total Men Women
       
Actual      
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
2002–03 634,016 253,451 380,565
2003–04 665,301 260,033 405,268
2004–05 696,660 267,536 429,124
2005–06 713,066 270,095 442,971
2006–07 728,114 275,187 452,927
2007–08 750,164 282,521 467,643
2008–09 787,325 298,141 489,184
Projected      
2009–10 835,000 319,000 516,000
2010–11 863,000 324,000 539,000
2011–12 895,000 337,000 558,000
2012–13 899,000 338,000 561,000
2013–14 906,000 341,000 565,000
2014–15 915,000 343,000 571,000
2015–16 927,000 347,000 580,000
2016–17 940,000 350,000 590,000
2017–18 953,000 354,000 599,000
2018–19 967,000 358,000 609,000
2019–20 981,000 362,000 619,000
2020–21 994,000 366,000 628,000
       
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:96–99), and Fall 2000 through Fall 2009; and Degrees Conferred Model, 1975–76 through 2008–09. (This table was prepared March 2011.)

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