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Academic Libraries: 2008
NCES 2010-348
December 2009


Table A-3. Total number of academic libraries, by level, control of institution, and state: 2008

Total postsecondary degree-granting institutions 4-year institutions Less than 4-year Public Private
Total 4-year institutions Highest level of degree
State     Doctor's Master's Bachelor's  
United States  3,827   2,393   721 911 730   1,434 1,576 2,251
                       
Alabama  66   39   11 13 15   27 39 27
Alaska  6   4   1 2 1   2 5 1
Arizona  57   29   7 7 14   28 24 33
Arkansas  46   22   6 7 9   24 33 13
California  359   202   72 73 52   157 147 212
                       
Colorado  67   38   12 10 16   29 26 41
Connecticut  45   29   11 9 8   16 22 23
Delaware  9   6   4 2 0   3 5 4
District of Columbia  15   15   7 6 1   0 2 13
Florida  161   109   21 41 46   52 39 122
                       
Georgia  117   65   17 27 20   52 67 50
Hawaii  19   12   4 4 4   7 9 10
Idaho  13   9   3 2 4   4 7 6
Illinois  164   105   41 31 33   59 60 104
Indiana  81   62   14 27 21   19 28 53
                       
Iowa  63   46   8 17 21   17 19 44
Kansas  58   30   5 12 13   28 32 26
Kentucky  68   40   8 16 16   28 24 44
Louisiana  51   29   11 10 7   22 26 25
Maine  29   19   4 6 9   10 15 14
                       
Maryland  55   36   15 18 3   19 30 25
Massachusetts  116   93   31 40 19   23 31 85
Michigan  97   65   19 22 22   32 44 53
Minnesota  98   64   16 20 26   34 42 56
Mississippi  40   20   6 9 5   20 26 14
                       
Missouri  108   75   23 23 29   33 33 75
Montana  21   10   2 5 3   11 16 5
Nebraska  40   28   5 14 9   12 15 25
Nevada  17   11   2 2 7   6 7 10
New Hampshire  26   18   5 6 7   8 11 15
                       
New Jersey  55   35   15 15 5   20 32 23
New Mexico  39   19   3 9 7   20 28 11
New York  285   205   69 89 44   80 80 205
North Carolina  127   64   16 22 26   63 75 52
North Dakota  20   12   3 2 7   8 14 6
                       
Ohio  171   93   24 44 22   78 50 121
Oklahoma  52   35   7 17 11   17 29 23
Oregon  54   34   9 16 9   20 25 29
Pennsylvania  194   121   48 49 24   73 37 157
Rhode Island  14   12   5 4 2   2 3 11
                       
South Carolina  65   40   6 18 15   25 33 32
South Dakota  23   17   5 10 2   6 12 11
Tennessee  94   65   18 21 25   29 22 72
Texas  202   104   51 27 25   98 104 98
Utah  25   16   3 6 7   9 9 16
                       
Vermont  20   19   2 13 4   1 5 15
Virginia  99   63   20 17 24   36 39 60
Washington  68   39   10 16 13   29 41 27
West Virginia  32   23   3 12 7   9 15 17
Wisconsin  67   46   12 23 11   21 31 36
Wyoming  9   1   1 0 0   8 8 1
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Academic Libraries Survey, 2008.


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