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Graduate School Data

The data is from the National Student Clearinghouse. The following table lists graduate and professional degree major categories in which 2005-2020 graduates obtained advanced degrees.

Caveat: Information is limited to those institutions that report degree attained to the Clearinghouse.

Graduate Level Degree (excludes Certificates)

BC Grad YearGraduatesMaster’s Degree% Master’sDoctoral or Professional Degree% Doctoral or ProfessionalAny Post-Baccalureate Degree% Any Graduate Level Degree
2005 278 8330%12 4%90 32%
2006 302 10535%19 6%11538%
2007 290 7225%13 4%83 29%
2008 381 9926%23 6%115 30%
2009 284 9433%20 7%104 37%
2010 296 7224%15 5%84 28%
2011 325 68 21%3%75 23%
2012 354 90 25%13 4%97 27%
2013 300 61 20%15 5%74 25%
2014 381 76 20%21 6%97 25%
2015 356 68 19%3%77 22%
2016 415 56 13%18 4%74 18%
2017 364 58 16%17 5%75 21%
2018 386 40 10%2%49 13%
2019 380 42 11%0%42 11%
2020392297%00%297%

Graduate School Data

The data is from the National Student Clearinghouse. The following table lists graduate and professional degree major categories in which 2005-2020 graduates obtained advanced degrees.
Caveat: Information is limited to those institutions that report degree attained to the Clearinghouse.

Degrees by Federal Classification of Instructional Programming (CIP) Category

Master’s Degrees% Master’s
Education33.48%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 13.96%
Health Professions and Related Programs 12.92%
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 6.07%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology 4.94%
Psychology3.99%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3.04%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2.86%
English Language and Literature/Letters1.99%
Social Sciences1.91%
Theology and Religious Vocations1.65%
Engineering1.47%
History1.47%
Visual and Performing Arts1.39%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1.39%
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1.04%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services<1%
Physical Sciences<1%
Library Science<1%
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics<1%
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services<1%
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields<1%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services<1%
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics<1%
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services<1%
Legal Professions and Studies<1%
Mathematics and Statistics<1%
Architecture and Related Services<1%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences<1%
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences<1%
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies<1%
Philosophy and Religious Studies<1%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities<1%
Natural Resources and Conservation<1%
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields<1%
Doctoral and Professional Degrees% Doctorate/ Professional
Health Professions and Related Programs62.21%
Legal Professions and Studies21.66%
Physical Sciences 2.30%
Education 2.30%
Psychology1.84%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1.84%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1.38%
Mathematics and Statistics 1.38%
Social Sciences<1%
Visual and Performing Arts<1%
Engineering<1%
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics<1%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences<1%
English Language and Literature/Letters<1%