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Table 274. Earned degrees in agriculture and natural resources conferred by degree-granting institutions, by level of degree and sex of student: 1970-71 to 2002-03

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            |      Bachelor's degrees  |       Master's degrees   |      Doctor's degrees
Year        |__________________________|__________________________|__________________________
            |  Total |  Males |Females |  Total |  Males |Females |  Total |  Males |Females
____________|________|________|________|________|________|________|________|________|________
1           |      2 |      3 |      4 |      5 |      6 |      7 |      8 |      9 |     10
____________|________|________|________|________|________|________|________|________|________
1970-71 ....|  12,672|  12,136|     536|   2,457|   2,313|     144|   1,086|   1,055|      31
1971-72 ....|  13,516|  12,779|     737|   2,680|   2,490|     190|     971|     945|      26
1972-73 ....|  14,756|  13,661|   1,095|   2,807|   2,588|     219|   1,059|   1,031|      28
1973-74 ....|  16,253|  14,684|   1,569|   2,928|   2,640|     288|     930|     897|      33
1974-75 ....|  17,528|  15,061|   2,467|   3,067|   2,703|     364|     991|     958|      33
            |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
1975-76 ....|  19,402|  15,845|   3,557|   3,340|   2,862|     478|     928|     867|      61
1976-77 ....|  21,467|  16,690|   4,777|   3,724|   3,177|     547|     893|     831|      62
1977-78 ....|  22,650|  17,069|   5,581|   4,023|   3,268|     755|     971|     909|      62
1978-79 ....|  23,134|  16,854|   6,280|   3,994|   3,187|     807|     950|     877|      73
1979-80 ....|  22,802|  16,045|   6,757|   3,976|   3,082|     894|     991|     879|     112
            |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
1980-81 ....|  21,886|  15,154|   6,732|   4,003|   3,061|     942|   1,067|     940|     127
1981-82 ....|  21,029|  14,443|   6,586|   4,163|   3,114|   1,049|   1,079|     925|     154
1982-83 ....|  20,909|  14,085|   6,824|   4,254|   3,129|   1,125|   1,149|   1,004|     145
1983-84 ....|  19,317|  13,206|   6,111|   4,178|   2,989|   1,189|   1,172|   1,001|     171
1984-85 ....|  18,107|  12,477|   5,630|   3,928|   2,846|   1,082|   1,213|   1,036|     177
            |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
1985-86 ....|  16,823|  11,544|   5,279|   3,801|   2,701|   1,100|   1,158|     966|     192
1986-87 ....|  14,991|  10,314|   4,677|   3,522|   2,460|   1,062|   1,049|     871|     178
1987-88 ....|  14,222|   9,744|   4,478|   3,479|   2,427|   1,052|   1,142|     926|     216
1988-89 ....|  13,492|   9,298|   4,194|   3,245|   2,231|   1,014|   1,183|     950|     233
1989-90 ....|  12,900|   8,822|   4,078|   3,382|   2,239|   1,143|   1,295|   1,038|     257
            |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
1990-91 ....|  13,124|   8,832|   4,292|   3,295|   2,160|   1,135|   1,185|     953|     232
1991-92 ....|  15,113|   9,867|   5,246|   3,730|   2,409|   1,321|   1,205|     955|     250
1992-93 ....|  16,769|  11,079|   5,690|   3,959|   2,474|   1,485|   1,159|     869|     290
1993-94 ....|  18,056|  11,746|   6,310|   4,110|   2,512|   1,598|   1,262|     969|     293
1994-95 ....|  19,832|  12,686|   7,146|   4,234|   2,541|   1,693|   1,256|     955|     301
            |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
1995-96 ....|  21,425|  13,531|   7,894|   4,551|   2,642|   1,909|   1,259|     926|     333
1996-97 ....|  22,597|  13,791|   8,806|   4,505|   2,601|   1,904|   1,202|     875|     327
1997-98 ....|  23,276|  13,806|   9,470|   4,464|   2,545|   1,919|   1,290|     924|     366
1998-99\1\ .|  23,916|  13,864|  10,052|   4,404|   2,377|   2,027|   1,231|     855|     376
1999-2000 ..|  24,238|  13,843|  10,395|   4,360|   2,356|   2,004|   1,168|     803|     365
            |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
2000-01 ....|  23,370|  12,840|  10,530|   4,272|   2,251|   2,021|   1,127|     741|     386
2001-02 ....|  23,331|  12,630|  10,701|   4,503|   2,340|   2,163|   1,148|     760|     388
2002-03 ....|  23,294|  12,327|  10,967|   4,492|   2,232|   2,260|   1,229|     790|     439
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\1\Data were imputed using alternative procedures. (See Guide to Sources for details.)

NOTE: Includes degrees in agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences and natural resources and conservation. Data have been revised from previously published figures.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred" surveys, 1970-71 through 1985-86; and 1986-87 through 2002-03 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, "Completions Survey" (IPEDS-C:87-99), and Fall 2000 through Fall 2003. (This table was prepared April 2005.)