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Table 303. Degrees in psychology conferred by degree-granting institutions, by level of degree and sex of student: Selected years, 1949-50 through 2005-06
Year Bachelor's degrees Master's degrees Doctor's degrees
Total Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females
Number Annual
percent
change
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1949–50 9,569 6,055 3,514 1,316 948 368 283 241 42
1959–60 8,061 4,773 3,288 1,406 981 425 641 544 97
1967–68 23,819 13,792 10,027 3,479 2,321 1,158 1,268 982 286
1969–70 33,679 19,077 14,602 5,158 2,975 2,183 1,962 1,505 457
                     
1970–71 38,187 13.4 21,227 16,960 5,717 3,395 2,322 2,144 1,629 515
1971–72 43,433 13.7 23,352 20,081 6,764 3,934 2,830 2,277 1,694 583
1972–73 47,940 10.4 25,117 22,823 7,619 4,325 3,294 2,550 1,797 753
1973–74 52,139 8.8 25,868 26,271 8,796 4,983 3,813 2,872 1,987 885
1974–75 51,245 -1.7 24,284 26,961 9,394 5,035 4,359 2,913 1,979 934
                     
1975–76 50,278 -1.9 22,898 27,380 10,167 5,136 5,031 3,157 2,115 1,042
1976–77 47,861 -4.8 20,627 27,234 10,859 5,293 5,566 3,386 2,127 1,259
1977–78 44,879 -6.2 18,422 26,457 10,282 4,670 5,612 3,164 1,974 1,190
1978–79 42,697 -4.9 16,540 26,157 10,132 4,405 5,727 3,228 1,895 1,333
1979–80 42,093 -1.4 15,440 26,653 9,938 4,096 5,842 3,395 1,921 1,474
                     
1980–81 41,068 -2.4 14,332 26,736 10,223 4,066 6,157 3,576 2,002 1,574
1981–82 41,212 0.4 13,645 27,567 9,947 3,823 6,124 3,461 1,856 1,605
1982–83 40,460 -1.8 13,131 27,329 9,981 3,647 6,334 3,602 1,838 1,764
1983–84 39,955 -1.2 12,812 27,143 9,525 3,400 6,125 3,535 1,774 1,761
1984–85 39,900 -0.1 12,706 27,194 9,891 3,452 6,439 3,447 1,739 1,708
                     
1985–86 40,628 1.8 12,605 28,023 9,845 3,347 6,498 3,593 1,724 1,869
1986–87 43,152 6.2 13,395 29,757 11,000 3,516 7,484 4,062 1,801 2,261
1987–88 45,371 5.1 13,579 31,792 10,488 3,256 7,232 3,973 1,783 2,190
1988–89 49,083 8.2 14,265 34,818 11,329 3,465 7,864 4,143 1,773 2,370
1989–90 53,952 9.9 15,336 38,616 10,730 3,377 7,353 3,811 1,566 2,245
                     
1990–91 58,655 8.7 16,067 42,588 11,349 3,329 8,020 3,932 1,520 2,412
1991–92 63,683 8.6 17,062 46,621 11,659 3,335 8,324 3,814 1,490 2,324
1992–93 66,931 5.1 17,942 48,989 12,518 3,380 9,138 4,100 1,570 2,530
1993–94 69,419 3.7 18,668 50,751 13,723 3,763 9,960 4,021 1,497 2,524
1994–95 72,233 4.1 19,570 52,663 15,378 4,210 11,168 4,252 1,562 2,690
                     
1995–96 73,416 1.6 19,836 53,580 15,152 4,090 11,062 4,141 1,380 2,761
1996–97 74,308 1.2 19,408 54,900 15,769 4,155 11,614 4,507 1,495 3,012
1997–98 74,107 -0.3 18,976 55,131 15,142 3,978 11,164 4,541 1,470 3,071
1998–99 73,636 -0.6 18,304 55,332 15,688 3,990 11,698 4,695 1,510 3,185
1999–2000 74,194 0.8 17,451 56,743 15,740 3,821 11,919 4,731 1,529 3,202
                     
2000–01 73,645 -0.7 16,585 57,060 16,539 3,892 12,647 5,091 1,598 3,493
2001–02 76,775 4.3 17,284 59,491 16,357 3,814 12,543 4,759 1,503 3,256
2002–031  78,650 2.4 17,514 61,136 17,161 3,839 13,322 4,835 1,483 3,352
2003–04 82,098 4.4 18,193 63,905 17,898 3,789 14,109 4,827 1,496 3,331
2004–05 85,614 4.3 19,000 66,614 18,830 3,900 14,930 5,106 1,466 3,640
2005–06 88,134 2.9 19,865 68,269 19,770 4,079 15,691 4,921 1,347 3,574
Percent change                    
1995–96 to 2000–01 0.3 -16.4 6.5 9.2 -4.8 14.3 22.9 15.8 26.5
2000–01 to 2005–06 19.7 19.8 19.6 19.5 4.8 24.1 -3.3 -15.7 2.3
† Not applicable.
1 Data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Earned Degrees Conferred, 1949–50 and 1959–60; Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred" surveys, 1967–68 through 1985–86; and 1986–87 through 2005–06 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, "Completions Survey" (IPEDS-C:87–99), and Fall 2000 through Fall 2006. (This table was prepared June 2007.)

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