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Table 305. Earned degrees conferred by degree-granting institutions, by level of degree and state or jurisdiction: 2001-02 and 2002-03

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                         |                       2001-02                     |                       2002-03
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State or                 |Associate's|Bachelor's|Master's|   First- |Doctor's|Associate's|Bachelor's|Master's|   First- |Doctor's
jurisdiction             |   degrees |  degrees |degrees |  profes- | degrees|   degrees |  degrees |degrees |  profes- | degrees
                         |           |          |        |   sional |(Ph.D., |           |          |        |   sional |(Ph.D.,
                         |           |          |        |degrees\1\| Ed.D., |           |          |        |degrees\1\| Ed.D.,
                         |           |          |        |          |  etc.) |           |          |        |          |  etc.)
_________________________|___________|__________|________|__________|________|___________|__________|________|__________|________
1                        |         2 |        3 |      4 |        5 |      6 |         7 |        8 |      9 |       10 |     11
_________________________|___________|__________|________|__________|________|___________|__________|________|__________|________
   United States ........|    595,133| 1,291,900| 482,118|    80,698|  44,160|    632,912| 1,348,503| 512,645|    80,810|  46,024
                         |___________|__________|________|__________|________|___________|__________|________|__________|________
Alabama .................|      7,927|    20,314|   8,284|     1,066|     527|      8,744|    20,479|   8,441|     1,019|     586
Alaska ..................|        906|     1,377|     432|         0|      19|        952|     1,363|     506|         0|      36
Arizona .................|     13,008|    22,014|  11,248|       713|     809|     12,042|    23,372|  12,618|       754|     803
Arkansas ................|      4,213|    10,078|   2,470|       490|     165|      4,714|    10,591|   2,384|       477|     180
California ..............|     84,209|   131,152|  47,699|     8,056|   5,531|     90,028|   135,844|  48,651|     8,624|   5,731
                         |           |          |        |          |        |           |          |        |          |
Colorado ................|      8,076|    22,275|   8,565|       845|     721|      8,860|    23,101|   9,232|       979|     813
Connecticut .............|      4,413|    14,647|   7,510|       992|     593|      4,641|    15,850|   8,252|     1,008|     648
Delaware ................|      1,163|     4,936|   1,549|       291|     158|      1,147|     5,164|   1,763|       312|     168
District of Columbia ....|        612|     8,591|   7,364|     2,681|     541|        664|     8,900|   7,460|     2,605|     579
Florida .................|     48,952|    56,351|  20,294|     3,217|   2,283|     55,603|    58,933|  20,785|     3,235|   2,592
                         |           |          |        |          |        |           |          |        |          |
Georgia .................|      9,061|    29,999|  12,052|     2,326|   1,162|     10,689|    31,974|  12,059|     2,108|   1,122
Hawaii ..................|      3,309|     4,901|   1,543|       131|     130|      3,745|     5,047|   1,728|       126|     146
Idaho ...................|      4,583|     4,913|   1,241|       132|      91|      3,788|     5,975|   1,487|       154|     131
Illinois ................|     25,924|    57,430|  28,529|     4,501|   2,535|     27,827|    59,569|  30,240|     4,359|   2,582
Indiana .................|     11,891|    33,947|   9,089|     1,611|   1,022|     12,776|    35,284|   9,503|     1,638|   1,147
                         |           |          |        |          |        |           |          |        |          |
Iowa ....................|      9,939|    19,388|   3,878|     1,580|     579|     10,518|    20,034|   3,948|     1,579|     506
Kansas ..................|      7,209|    14,787|   5,055|       701|     416|      7,266|    15,744|   5,604|       666|     414
Kentucky ................|      7,305|    16,401|   4,914|     1,004|     382|      7,860|    16,254|   5,430|     1,031|     404
Louisiana ...............|      5,370|    20,312|   5,855|     1,510|     537|      5,604|    21,182|   5,813|     1,592|     491
Maine ...................|      1,975|     5,793|   1,319|       184|      39|      2,144|     6,158|   1,349|       172|      56
                         |           |          |        |          |        |           |          |        |          |
Maryland ................|      7,750|    22,330|  11,591|     1,129|     972|      8,432|    23,556|  12,057|     1,046|     969
Massachusetts ...........|     14,251|    43,097|  25,884|     3,912|   2,287|     10,842|    44,726|  26,946|     4,076|   2,320
Michigan ................|     18,768|    47,929|  22,069|     2,440|   1,497|     21,298|    50,178|  23,196|     2,481|   1,525
Minnesota ...............|     11,842|    24,706|   8,377|     1,521|     873|     13,302|    25,783|   9,185|     1,596|     941
Mississippi .............|      7,602|    11,899|   3,386|       541|     334|      7,515|    11,797|   3,417|       520|     340
                         |           |          |        |          |        |           |          |        |          |
Missouri ................|     10,948|    32,082|  13,914|     2,420|     953|     12,004|    33,291|  15,591|     2,490|   1,182
Montana .................|      1,528|     5,277|     990|       121|      73|      1,666|     5,238|     979|       118|      75
Nebraska ................|      4,206|    10,639|   3,211|       795|     333|      4,366|    11,025|   3,533|       809|     434
Nevada ..................|      2,392|     4,489|   1,501|       152|     107|      2,489|     4,877|   1,527|       178|     132
New Hampshire ...........|      2,923|     7,249|   2,378|       166|     123|      3,149|     7,563|   2,387|       191|     142
                         |           |          |        |          |        |           |          |        |          |
New Jersey ..............|     12,643|    28,376|  10,330|     1,540|     980|     13,066|    29,604|  11,140|     1,609|   1,052
New Mexico ..............|      3,757|     6,432|   2,616|       286|     280|      3,871|     7,027|   2,622|       246|     244
New York ................|     51,148|    98,332|  50,921|     8,477|   3,464|     53,569|   105,103|  58,210|     8,117|   3,741
North Carolina ..........|     14,739|    36,071|   9,377|     1,831|   1,114|     15,460|    37,272|  10,143|     1,861|   1,138
North Dakota ............|      1,884|     4,810|     913|       181|      54|      1,931|     4,882|     928|       180|      90
                         |           |          |        |          |        |           |          |        |          |
Ohio ....................|     19,888|    52,748|  18,076|     3,282|   1,921|     21,063|    54,852|  18,824|     3,089|   1,858
Oklahoma ................|      7,250|    16,232|   5,225|     1,025|     439|      8,070|    16,348|   5,389|     1,082|     416
Oregon ..................|      6,518|    14,450|   4,905|     1,020|     418|      7,365|    15,601|   5,622|     1,074|     499
Pennsylvania ............|     23,826|    68,999|  23,201|     4,438|   2,307|     24,177|    72,351|  24,038|     4,442|   2,431
Rhode Island ............|      3,557|     8,845|   2,079|       249|     242|      3,516|     9,108|   2,056|       250|     246
                         |           |          |        |          |        |           |          |        |          |
South Carolina ..........|      7,132|    16,886|   4,155|       777|     449|      7,526|    17,817|   4,496|       738|     428
South Dakota ............|      1,856|     4,365|     943|       163|      73|      2,200|     4,344|   1,070|       166|      75
Tennessee ...............|      8,085|    23,480|   7,971|     1,435|     781|      8,826|    24,369|   8,136|     1,411|     731
Texas ...................|     31,831|    79,595|  25,416|     5,110|   2,560|     34,919|    82,649|  27,879|     4,899|   2,626
Utah ....................|      9,160|    18,188|   3,666|       393|     350|      9,374|    19,086|   3,827|       410|     336
                         |           |          |        |          |        |           |          |        |          |
Vermont .................|      1,515|     4,673|   1,380|       261|      57|      1,419|     4,545|   1,449|       248|      44
Virginia ................|     12,255|    32,948|  10,689|     2,213|   1,167|     13,486|    34,657|  11,251|     2,133|   1,169
Washington ..............|     20,035|    24,462|   7,551|     1,196|     654|     21,773|    25,908|   8,310|     1,218|     663
West Virginia ...........|      2,926|     9,022|   2,245|       407|     146|      3,216|     9,335|   2,479|       471|     160
Wisconsin ...............|     10,450|    28,783|   7,823|     1,064|     857|     10,690|    29,645|   8,288|     1,119|     826
Wyoming .................|      2,423|     1,655|     445|       122|      55|      2,720|     1,739|     417|       104|      56
                         |           |          |        |          |        |           |          |        |          |
U.S. Service Schools\2\ .|          0|     3,245|       0|         0|       0|          0|     3,409|       0|         0|       0
                         |===========|==========|========|==========|========|===========|==========|========|==========|========
   Other jurisdictions ..|      5,161|    17,070|   3,417|       793|     151|      5,041|    17,191|   3,453|       856|     153
                         |___________|__________|________|__________|________|___________|__________|________|__________|________
American Samoa ..........|        174|         0|       0|         0|       0|        148|         0|       0|         0|       0
Federated States of      |           |          |        |          |        |           |          |        |          |
   Micronesia ...........|        176|         0|       0|         0|       0|        196|         0|       0|         0|       0
Guam ....................|        150|       354|     131|         0|       0|         96|       276|     115|         0|       0
Marshall Islands ........|         35|         0|       0|         0|       0|         35|         0|       0|         0|       0
Northern Marianas .......|         82|        27|       0|         0|       0|         80|        24|       0|         0|       0
Palau ...................|         32|         0|       0|         0|       0|         30|         0|       0|         0|       0
Puerto Rico .............|      4,465|    16,478|   3,257|       793|     151|      4,397|    16,724|   3,276|       856|     153
Virgin Islands ..........|         47|       211|      29|         0|       0|         59|       167|      62|         0|       0
_________________________|___________|__________|________|__________|________|___________|__________|________|__________|________

\1\Includes degrees which require at least 6 years of college work for completion (including at least 2 years of preprofessional training). See Definitions for details.
\2\Excludes Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, National Defense University, Air Force Institute of Technology, Community College of the Air Force, Naval Postgraduate School, Joint Military Intelligence College, and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.

NOTE: Data are for 4-year and 2-year degree-granting institutions that participated in Title IV federal financial aid programs.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2002 and Fall 2003. (This table was prepared December 2004.)