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Table 324.60. Degrees conferred to males by postsecondary institutions in selected professional fields, by race/ethnicity and field of study: 2015-16 and 2016-17
Field of study 2015-16 2016-17
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 47,477 32,122 2,873 3,315 6,453 6,363 90 246 1,175 1,293 46,695 31,085 2,878 3,446 6,539 6,452 87 184 1,142 1,421
Dentistry (D.D.S. or D.M.D.) 3,032 1,915 104 187 560 555 5 3 78 185 3,328 1,978 127 220 683 676 7 8 83 229
Medicine (M.D.) 9,852 6,208 443 673 2,111 2,093 18 38 260 119 9,834 6,201 455 747 2,049 2,036 13 30 218 134
Optometry (O.D.) 565 363 11 29 101 101 0 1 15 45 547 349 11 28 101 101 0 2 12 44
Osteopathic medicine (D.O.) 2,997 2,137 59 109 570 569 1 15 80 27 3,287 2,292 79 127 633 628 5 8 101 47
Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) 5,668 3,168 447 274 1,458 1,444 14 20 159 142 5,659 3,186 453 297 1,405 1,384 21 8 161 149
                                         
Podiatry (Pod.D. or D.P.) or podiatric
   medicine (D.P.M.)
321 202 13 18 73 73 0 1 4 10 364 229 23 19 76 75 1 0 12 5
Veterinary medicine (D.V.M.) 573 498 9 35 20 19 1 1 9 1 596 485 16 31 41 41 0 4 13 6
Chiropractic (D.C. or D.C.M.) 1,416 1,124 46 91 77 75 2 6 30 42 1,463 1,116 52 100 108 103 5 7 21 59
Law (LL.B. or J.D.) 18,935 13,857 1,142 1,701 1,179 1,144 35 143 467 446 17,579 12,666 1,090 1,655 1,139 1,117 22 103 456 470
Theology (M.Div., M.H.L./Rav., B.D., or Ord.) 4,025 2,583 594 196 295 286 9 18 67 272 3,957 2,534 569 212 292 283 9 14 61 275
Other1 93 67 5 2 9 4 5 0 6 4 81 49 3 10 12 8 4 0 4 3
1 Includes naturopathic medicine and degrees that were not classified by field by the reporting institution.
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. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2016 and Fall 2017, Completions component. (This table was prepared January 2019.)

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