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Table 314. Degrees in computer and information sciences conferred by degree-granting institutions, by level of degree and sex of student: 1970-71 through 2008-09
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
1970-71 2,388 2,064 324 1,588 1,424 164 128 125 3
1971-72 3,402 42.5 2,941 461 1,977 1,752 225 167 155 12
1972-73 4,304 26.5 3,664 640 2,113 1,888 225 196 181 15
1973-74 4,756 10.5 3,976 780 2,276 1,983 293 198 189 9
1974-75 5,033 5.8 4,080 953 2,299 1,961 338 213 199 14
                     
1975-76 5,652 12.3 4,534 1,118 2,603 2,226 377 244 221 23
1976-77 6,407 13.4 4,876 1,531 2,798 2,332 466 216 197 19
1977-78 7,201 12.4 5,349 1,852 3,038 2,471 567 196 181 15
1978-79 8,719 21.1 6,272 2,447 3,055 2,480 575 236 206 30
1979-80 11,154 27.9 7,782 3,372 3,647 2,883 764 240 213 27
                     
1980-81 15,121 35.6 10,202 4,919 4,218 3,247 971 252 227 25
1981-82 20,267 34.0 13,218 7,049 4,935 3,625 1,310 251 230 21
1982-83 24,565 21.2 15,641 8,924 5,321 3,813 1,508 262 228 34
1983-84 32,439 32.1 20,416 12,023 6,190 4,379 1,811 251 225 26
1984-85 39,121 20.6 24,737 14,384 7,101 5,064 2,037 248 223 25
                     
1985-86 42,337 8.2 27,208 15,129 8,070 5,658 2,412 344 299 45
1986-87 39,767 -6.1 25,962 13,805 8,481 5,985 2,496 374 322 52
1987-88 34,651 -12.9 23,414 11,237 9,197 6,726 2,471 428 380 48
1988-89 30,560 -11.8 21,143 9,417 9,414 6,775 2,639 551 466 85
1989-90 27,347 -10.5 19,159 8,188 9,677 6,960 2,717 627 534 93
                     
1990-91 25,159 -8.0 17,771 7,388 9,324 6,563 2,761 676 584 92
1991-92 24,821 -1.3 17,685 7,136 9,655 6,980 2,675 772 669 103
1992-93 24,519 -1.2 17,606 6,913 10,353 7,557 2,796 805 689 116
1993-94 24,527 # 17,528 6,999 10,568 7,836 2,732 810 685 125
1994-95 24,737 0.9 17,684 7,053 10,595 7,805 2,790 887 726 161
                     
1995-96 24,506 -0.9 17,757 6,749 10,579 7,729 2,850 869 743 126
1996-97 25,422 3.7 18,527 6,895 10,513 7,526 2,987 857 721 136
1997-98 27,829 9.5 20,372 7,457 11,765 8,343 3,422 858 718 140
1998-99 30,574 9.9 22,298 8,276 12,858 8,871 3,987 801 650 151
1999-2000 37,788 23.6 27,185 10,603 14,990 9,978 5,012 779 648 131
                     
2000-01 44,142 16.8 31,923 12,219 16,911 11,195 5,716 768 632 136
2001-02 50,365 14.1 36,462 13,903 17,173 11,447 5,726 752 581 171
2002-03 57,433 14.0 41,950 15,483 19,509 13,267 6,242 816 648 168
2003-04 59,488 3.6 44,585 14,903 20,143 13,868 6,275 909 709 200
2004-05 54,111 -9.0 42,125 11,986 18,416 13,136 5,280 1,119 905 214
                     
2005-06 47,480 -12.3 37,705 9,775 17,055 12,470 4,585 1,416 1,109 307
2006-07 42,170 -11.2 34,342 7,828 16,232 11,985 4,247 1,595 1,267 328
2007-08 38,476 -8.8 31,694 6,782 17,087 12,513 4,574 1,698 1,323 375
2008-09 37,994 -1.3 31,215 6,779 17,907 13,063 4,844 1,580 1,226 354
                     
Percent change                    
1998-99 to
    2003-04
94.6 100.0 80.1 56.7 56.3 57.4 13.5 9.1 32.5
2003-04 to
    2008-09
-36.1 -30.0 -54.5 -11.1 -5.8 -22.8 73.8 72.9 77.0
†Not applicable.
#Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs.
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 2008-09 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, "Completions Survey" (IPEDS-C:87-99), and Fall 2000 through Fall 2009. (This table was prepared July 2010.)

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