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Table 319.40. Master's degrees conferred by postsecondary institutions, by field of study and state or jurisdiction: 2015-16
State or jurisdiction Total Humani- ties1 Psycho- logy Social sciences and history Natural sciences and mathe-matics2 Computer sciences Engin- eering3 Education Busi-ness4 Health professions and related programs Other fields5
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
United States 785,595 59,074 27,645 19,828 31,282 40,128 57,685 145,781 186,834 110,348 106,990
Alabama 12,074 382 387 167 301 246 1,181 2,183 3,005 2,303 1,919
Alaska 670 61 24 15 49 2 63 214 106 36 100
Arizona 27,353 837 1,349 277 471 816 1,198 7,047 7,554 4,982 2,822
Arkansas 5,277 191 46 75 136 288 353 2,046 633 765 744
California 77,453 7,216 3,958 1,957 3,000 3,487 8,030 13,141 16,487 8,641 11,536
                       
Colorado 14,934 955 874 457 575 940 1,129 2,091 4,444 1,669 1,800
Connecticut 10,829 907 387 253 673 660 1,040 1,918 2,246 1,452 1,293
Delaware 3,903 92 7 58 119 297 98 657 1,631 539 405
District of Columbia 11,512 1,135 223 1,454 835 359 415 626 2,457 1,346 2,662
Florida 33,785 1,988 1,312 522 1,416 1,294 2,340 4,043 10,397 5,555 4,918
                       
Georgia 18,558 1,449 288 363 820 893 1,306 3,241 4,491 3,456 2,251
Hawaii 1,917 154 119 60 69 39 56 357 494 195 374
Idaho 1,860 122 17 55 106 17 135 489 304 242 373
Illinois 42,124 2,913 1,411 889 1,711 3,366 2,805 5,860 11,340 5,913 5,916
Indiana 14,841 1,472 288 276 491 562 1,325 2,189 4,308 2,279 1,651
                       
Iowa 8,341 508 488 56 225 388 354 1,629 2,117 1,503 1,073
Kansas 7,480 563 192 117 196 104 555 2,148 1,735 776 1,094
Kentucky 9,503 644 479 164 261 314 478 2,792 1,317 1,572 1,482
Louisiana 7,508 571 163 206 514 213 340 1,267 1,734 1,384 1,116
Maine 2,237 152 39 11 56 9 37 528 287 594 524
                       
Maryland 18,829 1,259 282 1,000 1,057 2,177 1,206 2,654 4,896 2,408 1,890
Massachusetts 38,390 3,000 913 1,327 1,579 1,686 2,742 6,729 10,204 4,494 5,716
Michigan 21,675 1,279 546 425 986 970 2,864 3,538 5,185 2,628 3,254
Minnesota 23,882 908 1,839 378 393 613 531 6,049 3,893 6,688 2,590
Mississippi 5,029 157 98 72 500 70 158 1,673 903 694 704
                       
Missouri 22,162 1,146 579 459 533 1,977 1,370 3,680 6,735 3,328 2,355
Montana 1,196 99 37 47 95 12 70 343 102 198 193
Nebraska 5,506 309 102 305 183 428 100 1,540 1,197 834 508
Nevada 2,229 110 53 49 65 73 95 747 496 279 262
New Hampshire 6,960 652 248 134 61 749 171 816 2,894 644 591
                       
New Jersey 16,970 1,469 574 282 1,035 1,321 1,925 3,181 3,337 1,604 2,242
New Mexico 3,212 340 49 113 168 108 295 803 517 511 308
New York 71,571 7,515 2,104 2,204 3,157 3,955 4,937 13,373 14,212 8,656 11,458
North Carolina 18,159 1,788 210 458 959 1,103 1,437 2,554 4,418 2,660 2,572
North Dakota 1,625 46 73 33 67 27 88 404 286 328 273
                       
Ohio 24,213 1,811 888 553 1,414 938 2,354 3,769 5,309 4,274 2,903
Oklahoma 6,576 744 290 120 214 223 741 1,169 1,573 748 754
Oregon 10,021 764 229 115 284 95 488 4,988 1,144 1,042 872
Pennsylvania 36,940 2,318 1,329 751 1,479 1,929 3,204 6,411 8,211 6,397 4,911
Rhode Island 2,674 208 97 115 165 76 135 368 711 319 480
                       
South Carolina 6,068 362 136 88 300 87 492 1,518 1,452 781 852
South Dakota 1,538 67 55 36 84 102 135 469 179 192 219
Tennessee 11,841 947 403 188 495 185 423 2,459 2,919 2,409 1,413
Texas 52,453 3,718 2,139 1,198 2,173 3,975 5,555 9,223 13,153 5,643 5,676
Utah 11,081 265 162 95 227 610 372 2,671 3,926 2,004 749
                       
Vermont 2,251 539 63 353 52 38 93 311 305 125 372
Virginia 24,665 2,996 1,191 507 588 1,471 965 5,009 5,626 1,963 4,349
Washington 9,750 734 353 171 463 471 601 1,918 2,013 1,137 1,889
West Virginia 6,244 651 128 535 123 161 199 1,102 1,459 544 1,342
Wisconsin 9,298 500 423 266 320 202 643 1,783 2,431 1,582 1,148
Wyoming 425 61 1 19 39 2 55 63 61 32 92
                       
U.S. Service Academies 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
                       
Other jurisdictions 5,642 304 518 35 146 83 236 1,087 1,574 806 853
American Samoa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 112 2 3 0 3 0 0 55 14 0 35
Northern Marianas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 5,486 302 511 35 143 83 236 1,016 1,551 806 803
U.S. Virgin Islands 44 0 4 0 0 0 0 16 9 0 15
1 Includes degrees in area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies; English language and literature/letters; foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics; liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities; multi/interdisciplinary studies; philosophy and religious studies; theology and religious vocations; and visual and performing arts.
2 Includes biological and biomedical sciences; physical sciences; science technologies/technicians; and mathematics and statistics.
3 Includes engineering; engineering technologies/technicians; mechanic and repair technologies/technicians; and construction trades.
4 Includes business, management, marketing, and related support services; and personal and culinary services.
5 Includes agriculture, agricultural operations, and related sciences; natural resources and conservation; architecture and related services; communication, journalism, and related programs; communications technologies/technicians and support services; family and consumer services/human sciences; homeland security, law enforcement, and firefighting; legal professions and studies; library science; military technologies and applied sciences; parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies; precision production; public administration and social service professions; and transportation and materials moving.
NOTE: Data are for postsecondary institutions participating in Title IV federal financial aid programs. This table includes only those jurisdictions with 4-year institutions.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2016, Completions component. (This table was prepared March 2018.)

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