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Table 324.55. Degrees conferred by postsecondary institutions in selected professional fields, by race/ethnicity and field of study: 2010-11 and 2011-12
Field of study 2010-11 2011-12
Total White Black His- panic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Two or more races Non- resi- dent alien Total White Black His- panic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Two or more races Non- resi- dent alien
Total Asian Pacific Islander Total Asian Pacific Islander
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
All fields, total 95,749 66,211 6,915 5,800 12,843 12,561 282 662 842 2,476 98,710 68,003 7,255 6,042 13,318 13,054 264 618 1,076 2,398
Dentistry (D.D.S. or D.M.D.) 5,071 3,094 278 323 934 915 19 25 37 380 5,109 3,039 262 276 1,038 1,028 10 35 37 422
Medicine (M.D.) 16,863 10,713 1,129 967 3,570 3,547 23 100 161 223 16,927 10,683 1,190 935 3,557 3,528 29 114 229 219
Optometry (O.D.) 1,322 785 32 49 348 346 2 6 3 99 1,361 802 37 41 370 364 6 1 7 103
Osteopathic medicine (D.O.) 4,141 2,986 137 159 804 783 21 25 15 15 4,336 3,131 135 186 790 768 22 28 32 34
Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) 12,274 7,598 849 540 2,786 2,747 39 56 76 369 12,943 7,829 897 534 3,167 3,133 34 64 104 348
                                         
Podiatry (Pod.D. or D.P.) or podiatric
   medicine (D.P.M.)
543 372 55 21 71 71 0 12 0 12 535 366 41 32 68 68 0 3 4 21
Veterinary medicine (D.V.M.) 2,564 2,233 59 117 99 96 3 21 24 11 2,616 2,247 70 141 106 106 0 19 21 12
Chiropractic (D.C. or D.C.M.) 2,694 2,114 139 129 190 179 11 23 17 82 2,496 1,959 130 136 182 172 10 8 20 61
Law (LL.B. or J.D.) 44,445 32,599 3,186 3,271 3,664 3,512 152 360 476 889 46,445 34,192 3,377 3,545 3,659 3,525 134 328 557 787
Theology (M.Div., M.H.L./Rav., B.D., or Ord.) 5,832 3,717 1,051 224 377 365 12 34 33 396 5,942 3,755 1,116 216 381 362 19 18 65 391
NOTE: Data are for postsecondary institutions participating in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Includes degrees that require at least 6 years of college work for completion (including at least 2 years of preprofessional training). Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Reported racial/ethnic distributions of students by level of degree, field of degree, and sex were used to estimate race/ethnicity for students whose race/ethnicity was not reported.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2011 and Fall 2012, Completions component. (This table was prepared July 2013.)

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