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Table 27.-Bachelor's degrees, by sex of recipient, with projections: 1985-86 to 2010-11
Year ending Total Men Women
1986 987,823 485,923 501,900
1987 991,264 480,782 510,482
1988 994,829 477,203 517,626
1989 1,018,755 483,346 535,409
1990 1,051,344 491,696 559,648
1991 1,094,538 504,045 590,493
1992 1,136,553 520,811 615,742
1993 1,165,178 532,881 632,297
1994 1,169,275 532,422 636,853
1995 1,160,134 526,131 634,003
1996 1,164,792 522,454 642,338
1997 1,172,879 520,515 652,364
1998 1,184,406 519,956 664,450
  Middle alternative projections
1999 1,186,000 518,000 668,000
2000 1,193,000 519,000 674,000
2001 1,209,000 524,000 685,000
2002 1,227,000 529,000 698,000
2003 1,241,000 527,000 714,000
2004 1,251,000 535,000 716,000
2005 1,275,000 538,000 737,000
2006 1,294,000 544,000 750,000
2007 1,318,000 549,000 769,000
2008 1,337,000 553,000 784,000
2009 1,355,000 558,000 797,000
2010 1,373,000 562,000 811,000
2011 1,392,000 568,000 824,000
  Low alternative projections
1999 1,174,000 513,000 661,000
2000 1,172,000 510,000 662,000
2001 1,193,000 517,000 676,000
2002 1,197,000 516,000 681,000
2003 1,229,000 522,000 707,000
2004 1,237,000 529,000 708,000
2005 1,262,000 533,000 729,000
2006 1,281,000 539,000 742,000
2007 1,305,000 544,000 761,000
2008 1,324,000 548,000 776,000
2009 1,341,000 552,000 789,000
2010 1,359,000 556,000 803,000
2011 1,379,000 563,000 816,000
  High alternative projections
1999 1,197,000 523,000 674,000
2000 1,215,000 529,000 686,000
2001 1,224,000 530,000 694,000
2002 1,259,000 543,000 716,000
2003 1,254,000 533,000 721,000
2004 1,263,000 540,000 723,000
2005 1,287,000 543,000 744,000
2006 1,307,000 550,000 757,000
2007 1,331,000 555,000 776,000
2008 1,351,000 559,000 792,000
2009 1,368,000 563,000 805,000
2010 1,386,000 567,000 819,000
2011 1,406,000 574,000 832,000
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding. Mean absolute percentage errors of selected education   statistics can be found in table A2.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred" survey; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Completions" survey; and Earned Degrees Conferred Model. (This table was prepared June 2001.)   

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