TABLE 3-6

DEGREES CONFERRED
1909 THROUGH 1997

YEAR

BACHELOR'S

MASTER'S

ED.S

PSY.D

TOTAL GRADUATE

GRAND TOTAL

1909-1953

8,450 1 1 1 1

8,450

1954

208

1 1 1 1

208

1955

203

1 1 1 1

203

1956

192

9

1 1

9

201

1957

180

10

1 1

10

190

1958

225

16

1 1

16

241

1959

233

36

1 1

36

269

1960

244

38

1 1

38

282

1961

218

21

1 1

21

239

1962

233

35

1 1

35

268

1963

264

46

1 1

46

310

1964

337

41

1 1

41

378

1965

375

30

1 1

30

405

1966

359

37

1 1

37

396

1967

306

52

1 1

52

358

1968

410

50

1 1

50

460

1968-69

598

50

1 1

50

648

1969-70

616

74

1 1

74

690

1970-71

701

75

1 1

75

776

1971-72

832

98

1 1

98

930

1972-73

843

131

1 1

131

974

1973-74

1,001

123

1 1

123

1,124

1974-75

1,018

198

1 1

198

1,216

1975-76

1,363

174

1 1

174

1,537

1976-77

1,428

226

1 1

226

1,654

1977-78

1,560

283

1 1

283

1,843

1978-79

1,509

304

1 1

304

1,813

1979-80

1,524

258

1 1

258

1,782

1980-81

1,544

323

1 1

323

1,867

1981-82

1,742

291

5

1

296

2,038

1982-83

1,802

261

13

1

274

2,076

1983-84

1,841

243

9

1

252

2,093

1984-85

1,772

278

25

1

303

2,075

1985-86

1,872

222

25

1

247

2,119

1986-87

1,932

190

30

1

220

2,152

1987-88

1,922

229

12

1

241

2,163

1988-89

2,029

214

21

1

235

2,264

1989-90

2,045

255

19

1

274

2,319

1990-91

2,256

247

11

1

258

2,514

1991-92

2,297

270

17

1

287

2,584

1992-93

2,187

263

32

1

295

2,482

1993-94

2,294

316

16

1

332

2,626

1994-95

2,343

315

27

1

342

2,685

1995-96

2,302

329

35

1

364

2,666

1996-97

2,196

346

26

3

375

2,571

TOTAL

59,806

7,007

323

3

7,333

67,139

SOURCE: IPEDS C, Degrees Conferred Data File, 1996-97 and Office
of the Registrar.

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