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Table 319.20. Degrees conferred by postsecondary institutions, by level of degree and state or jurisdiction: 2015-16 through 2017-18
State or jurisdiction 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Asso-
ciate's
degrees
Bachelor's
degrees
Master's
degrees
Doctor's
de-
grees1
Asso-
ciate's
degrees
Bachelor's
degrees
Master's
degrees
Doctor's
de-
grees1
Asso-
ciate's
degrees
Bachelor's
degrees
Master's
degrees
Doctor's
de-
grees1
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
United States 1,008,228 1,920,750 785,757 178,134 1,005,687 1,956,114 804,542 181,357 1,011,487 1,980,644 820,102 184,074
Alabama 12,882 31,123 12,074 2,432 13,042 31,912 12,753 2,585 12,300 32,498 13,119 2,663
Alaska 1,372 1,957 670 53 1,353 2,006 633 59 1,221 1,923 628 61
Arizona 33,564 56,625 27,353 3,607 30,019 56,385 26,274 3,565 27,764 57,195 26,935 3,625
Arkansas 8,767 16,019 5,277 1,041 8,600 16,107 6,149 1,022 9,061 16,215 6,042 1,038
California 143,571 203,797 77,468 18,820 151,343 211,947 79,142 19,336 170,889 216,812 80,482 19,712

Colorado
14,027 33,580 14,934 2,969 13,523 34,590 14,812 2,899 13,351 35,549 14,689 2,925
Connecticut 7,320 22,721 10,829 2,052 6,908 23,365 11,391 2,234 6,284 22,827 11,411 2,199
Delaware 2,064 6,988 3,903 418 2,091 6,873 3,938 418 2,121 7,385 4,281 497
District of Columbia 603 9,337 11,512 3,496 727 9,519 12,059 3,443 658 9,609 12,807 3,404
Florida 93,341 101,876 33,785 9,098 92,755 103,726 34,928 9,274 93,031 104,845 34,753 9,272

Georgia
19,815 50,827 18,557 4,751 19,342 51,997 18,956 4,863 18,879 52,537 19,738 4,867
Hawaii 4,571 6,922 1,917 527 4,452 6,812 1,733 537 4,253 6,458 1,585 513
Idaho 5,588 11,424 1,860 413 5,310 11,759 1,916 372 5,384 12,312 2,055 385
Illinois 40,410 75,716 42,129 8,860 39,728 76,093 43,774 8,866 37,783 75,610 43,525 8,807
Indiana 14,703 47,614 14,841 3,609 14,436 47,964 15,648 3,905 13,146 47,764 15,897 4,018

Iowa
15,639 27,761 8,341 2,721 15,189 27,702 8,315 2,851 13,355 27,285 8,232 2,950
Kansas 11,008 20,249 7,480 1,578 10,692 20,092 7,627 1,634 10,694 20,306 7,528 1,671
Kentucky 12,276 23,221 9,503 2,143 12,350 23,752 9,702 2,164 11,839 24,261 10,571 2,395
Louisiana 7,396 22,602 7,508 2,554 6,931 22,542 7,367 2,471 6,552 22,497 7,594 2,406
Maine 3,103 7,652 2,237 571 2,864 7,688 2,231 670 2,695 7,573 2,225 669

Maryland
17,003 33,883 18,829 2,821 16,877 34,150 19,505 2,840 16,965 34,570 20,901 3,073
Massachusetts 13,776 61,053 38,391 8,475 13,367 61,712 39,039 8,253 12,645 61,778 41,248 8,459
Michigan 29,787 60,305 21,675 5,576 28,283 61,341 22,060 5,640 26,775 60,710 21,627 5,789
Minnesota 19,526 36,588 23,884 5,433 17,927 36,795 24,465 5,346 17,223 37,151 25,113 5,181
Mississippi 13,759 14,702 5,029 1,344 13,497 15,219 5,176 1,421 13,719 15,796 5,146 1,390

Missouri
18,305 41,447 22,162 4,700 17,278 41,207 22,670 5,077 15,774 41,242 20,658 5,070
Montana 2,339 6,011 1,196 430 2,244 5,994 1,211 489 2,198 5,889 1,308 437
Nebraska 5,144 14,301 5,506 1,699 5,067 14,133 5,972 1,607 4,703 14,374 5,643 1,663
Nevada 6,097 8,638 2,229 1,016 6,169 8,944 2,187 1,091 6,133 9,429 2,193 1,040
New Hampshire 3,076 12,527 6,960 468 3,699 14,869 7,634 432 4,190 17,198 9,537 464

New Jersey
23,845 42,464 16,970 2,987 23,421 43,720 17,079 3,147 23,166 44,371 17,352 3,260
New Mexico 9,435 9,183 3,212 656 10,457 9,207 3,308 651 9,889 8,885 3,247 671
New York 66,966 139,136 71,571 14,668 65,436 139,738 73,163 14,292 65,660 141,108 75,055 14,818
North Carolina 32,108 53,537 18,162 4,607 33,887 54,947 18,662 5,138 33,498 55,953 18,809 5,054
North Dakota 2,222 6,298 1,625 569 2,349 6,427 1,682 554 2,318 6,580 1,769 622

Ohio
31,494 70,052 24,213 6,046 31,374 71,631 24,922 6,013 30,396 71,661 24,242 6,064
Oklahoma 12,027 21,024 6,576 1,662 11,561 21,297 6,735 1,713 10,779 21,362 6,852 1,620
Oregon 12,955 22,614 10,024 1,973 13,161 23,400 9,093 2,123 14,240 23,705 8,193 2,222
Pennsylvania 25,877 92,353 36,940 10,077 24,398 92,757 38,079 10,426 23,706 91,829 39,570 10,520
Rhode Island 3,291 11,989 2,676 716 3,353 12,180 2,942 744 3,530 12,309 3,179 762

South Carolina
11,517 25,107 6,068 1,892 11,259 25,831 6,193 1,825 10,587 26,317 6,310 1,883
South Dakota 2,236 6,040 1,538 437 2,319 6,068 1,563 395 2,250 5,991 1,750 454
Tennessee 13,225 35,255 11,841 3,670 13,538 35,801 12,180 3,981 13,858 35,375 11,582 4,107
Texas 86,838 126,128 52,585 10,978 91,644 130,818 53,047 11,072 94,286 135,667 55,026 11,262
Utah 13,367 34,118 11,081 1,263 13,778 36,862 13,354 1,277 13,983 40,837 16,629 1,282

Vermont
1,176 6,222 2,251 347 1,056 6,428 2,486 352 1,082 6,630 2,467 375
Virginia 25,123 58,642 24,665 5,258 24,187 58,563 24,658 5,455 23,512 58,709 24,525 5,492
Washington 30,591 33,598 9,750 2,591 30,217 34,218 10,090 2,642 30,993 34,222 10,089 2,745
West Virginia 6,479 16,519 6,244 1,160 6,456 16,344 6,330 1,233 6,525 16,948 5,953 1,131
Wisconsin 13,854 37,493 9,298 2,686 13,008 37,075 9,229 2,728 12,709 36,985 9,527 2,825
Wyoming 2,770 2,164 425 216 2,765 2,207 475 232 2,935 2,127 501 262

U.S. Service Academies
0 3,348 3 0 0 3,400 5 0 0 3,475 4 0

Other jurisdictions
9,635 21,422 5,642 1,476 8,979 17,080 5,424 1,143 8,834 20,966 5,519 1,333
American Samoa 216 17 0 0 220 8 0 0 215 10 0 0
Federated States of
Micronesia
281 0 0 0 241 0 0 0 284 0 0 0
Guam 253 470 112 0 263 456 121 0 290 498 110 0
Marshall Islands 86 0 0 0 103 0 0 0 118 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 120 34 0 0 140 30 0 0 195 47 0 0
Palau 63 0 0 0 102 0 0 0 114 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 8,572 20,684 5,486 1,476 7,874 16,358 5,255 1,143 7,587 20,190 5,348 1,333
U.S. Virgin Islands 44 217 44 0 36 228 48 0 31 221 61 0
1 Includes Ph.D., Ed.D., and comparable degrees at the doctoral level. Includes most degrees classified as first-professional prior to 2010-11, such as M.D., D.D.S., and law degrees.
NOTE: Data are for postsecondary institutions participating in Title IV federal financial aid programs. 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 through Fall 2018, Completions component. (This table was prepared May 2020.)

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