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Q: Annual number of College Grads ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Annual number of College Grads
Category: Reference, Education and News > Job and Careers
Asked by: firstrte-ga
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Posted: 02 Feb 2006 20:46 PST
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Question ID: 440779
How many (what is the annual number) graduate from colleges and
Universities in the United States?  Put another way: how many graduate
and undergraduate degrees are granted annually in the US?
Please site the sources of your answer.
Subject: Re: Annual number of College Grads
Answered By: pafalafa-ga on 03 Feb 2006 05:27 PST
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According to the US Department of Education's Digest of Education Statistics:

for the 2004-2005 academic year, the following numbers of degrees were awarded:

668,000  Associate's degrees

1,416,000  Bachelor's degrees

562,000  Master's degrees

85,000  First-professional degrees

47,200  Doctor's degrees

Total degrees conferred -- 2,778,200

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