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Table 276. -  Earned degrees in agriculture and natural resources\1\ conferred by institutions of higher education, by level of degree and sex of student: 1970-71 to 1995-96
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            |      Bachelor's degrees     |       Master's degrees      |      Doctor's degrees
    Year    |_____________________________|_____________________________|_____________________________
            |  Total  |   Men   |  Women  |  Total  |   Men   |  Women  |  Total  |   Men   |  Women
____________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________
     1      |    2    |    3    |    4    |    5    |    6    |    7    |    8    |    9    |   10
____________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________
1970-71 ....|  12,672 |  12,136 |     536 |   2,457 |   2,313 |     144 |   1,086 |   1,055 |      31
1971-72 ....|  13,516 |  12,779 |     737 |   2,680 |   2,490 |     190 |     971 |     945 |      26
1972-73 ....|  14,756 |  13,661 |   1,095 |   2,807 |   2,588 |     219 |   1,059 |   1,031 |      28
1973-74 ....|  16,253 |  14,684 |   1,569 |   2,928 |   2,640 |     288 |     930 |     897 |      33
1974-75 ....|  17,528 |  15,061 |   2,467 |   3,067 |   2,703 |     364 |     991 |     958 |      33
            |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
1975-76 ....|  19,402 |  15,845 |   3,557 |   3,340 |   2,862 |     478 |     928 |     867 |      61
1976-77 ....|  21,467 |  16,690 |   4,777 |   3,724 |   3,177 |     547 |     893 |     831 |      62
1977-78 ....|  22,650 |  17,069 |   5,581 |   4,023 |   3,268 |     755 |     971 |     909 |      62
1978-79 ....|  23,134 |  16,854 |   6,280 |   3,994 |   3,187 |     807 |     950 |     877 |      73
1979-80 ....|  22,802 |  16,045 |   6,757 |   3,976 |   3,082 |     894 |     991 |     879 |     112
            |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
1980-81 ....|  21,886 |  15,154 |   6,732 |   4,003 |   3,061 |     942 |   1,067 |     940 |     127
1981-82 ....|  21,029 |  14,443 |   6,586 |   4,163 |   3,114 |   1,049 |   1,079 |     925 |     154
1982-83 ....|  20,909 |  14,085 |   6,824 |   4,254 |   3,129 |   1,125 |   1,149 |   1,004 |     145
1983-84 ....|  19,317 |  13,206 |   6,111 |   4,178 |   2,989 |   1,189 |   1,172 |   1,001 |     171
1984-85 ....|  18,107 |  12,477 |   5,630 |   3,928 |   2,846 |   1,082 |   1,213 |   1,036 |     177
            |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
1985-86 ....|  16,823 |  11,544 |   5,279 |   3,801 |   2,701 |   1,100 |   1,158 |     966 |     192
1986-87 ....|  14,991 |  10,314 |   4,677 |   3,522 |   2,460 |   1,062 |   1,049 |     871 |     178
1987-88 ....|  14,222 |   9,744 |   4,478 |   3,479 |   2,427 |   1,052 |   1,142 |     926 |     216
1988-89 ....|  13,492 |   9,298 |   4,194 |   3,245 |   2,231 |   1,014 |   1,183 |     950 |     233
1989-90 ....|  12,900 |   8,822 |   4,078 |   3,382 |   2,239 |   1,143 |   1,295 |   1,038 |     257
            |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
1990-91 ....|  13,124 |   8,832 |   4,292 |   3,295 |   2,160 |   1,135 |   1,185 |     953 |     232
1991-92 ....|  15,124 |   9,869 |   5,255 |   3,735 |   2,413 |   1,322 |   1,214 |     963 |     251
1992-93 ....|  16,778 |  11,080 |   5,698 |   3,965 |   2,477 |   1,488 |   1,173 |     879 |     294
1993-94 ....|  18,070 |  11,748 |   6,322 |   4,119 |   2,515 |   1,604 |   1,278 |     982 |     296
1994-95 ....|  19,841 |  12,692 |   7,149 |   4,252 |   2,551 |   1,701 |   1,264 |     962 |     302
1995-96 ....|  21,431 |  13,535 |   7,896 |   4,569 |   2,650 |   1,919 |   1,271 |     935 |     336
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\1\Includes degrees in agricultural business and production; agricultural sciences; and conservation and renewable natural resources.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred" surveys, and Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Completions" surveys. (This table was prepared May 1998.)


1998 Tables and Figures All Years of Tables and Figures Most Recent Full Issue of the Digest