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University System
Degrees Awarded By Ethnic Identification And Degree Level


  • Historically, white students have earned the greatest percentage of degrees in the University System. In recent years, a growing number of the degrees have been awarded to African American students and students of other races.

  • Degrees awarded to African Americans accounted for 3% of the total number of degrees awarded in 1993 and 5% of the degrees earned in 2002.

  • The overall number of degrees conferred to African Americans rose from 122 in 1993 to 260 in 2002, a 113 percent increase.

  • The overall number of degrees conferred to Asians grew from 49 in 1993 to 100 in 2002, a 104 percent increase.

 

UNIVERSITY SECTORS DEGREE YEAR
1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
PROVOST AREA Nonresident Alien 239 314 341 327 349 323 358 290 284 230
African American 112 110 128 125 189 153 160 199 188 242
American Indian 7 7 1 5 4 2 6 12 13 5
Asian 37 37 57 57 63 63 70 68 66 89
Hispanic 14 17 21 22 32 33 30 35 18 24
White 3,184 3,150 3,174 3,337 3,451 3,541 3,658 3,576 3,644 3,705
Sector Total 3,593 3,635 3,722 3,873 4,088 4,115 4,282 4,180 4,213 4,295
MEDICAL CENTER Nonresident Alien 21 18 26 33 37 28 19 31 27 22
African American 10 15 9 14 23 19 21 20 24 18
American Indian 3 3 . 2 3 4 1 1 1 2
Asian 12 9 10 18 18 22 23 27 14 11
Hispanic 2 3 . 4 6 1 5 7 5 8
White 605 614 653 681 583 786 637 606 604 615
Sector Total 653 662 698 752 670 860 706 692 675 676
UK System Total Nonresident Alien 260 332 367 360 386 351 377 321 311 252
African American 122 125 137 139 212 172 181 219 212 260
American Indian 10 10 1 7 7 6 7 13 14 7
Asian 49 46 67 75 81 85 93 95 80 100
Hispanic 16 20 21 26 38 34 35 42 23 32
White 3,789 3,764 3,827 4,018 4,034 4,327 4,295 4,182 4,248 4,320
Sector Total 4,246 4,297 4,420 4,625 4,758 4,975 4,988 4,872 4,888 4,971

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