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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 1994 and 4% of the degrees earned in 2003.

  • The overall number of degrees conferred to African Americans rose from 125 in 1994 to 211 in 2003, a 69 percent increase.

  • The overall number of degrees awarded to Asian and Hispanic students has doubled in the past ten years
UNIVERSITY TOTAL DEGREE YEAR
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
COLLEGE TOTALS
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Nonresident Alien 332 367 360 386 351 377 321 311 252 263
African American 125 137 139 212 172 181 219 212 260 211
American Indian 10 1 7 7 6 7 13 14 7 8
Asian 46 67 75 81 85 93 95 80 100 93
Hispanic 20 21 26 38 34 35 42 23 32 47
White 3,764 3,827 4,018 4,034 4,327 4,295 4,182 4,248 4,320 4,348
UK TOTALS 4,297 4,420 4,625 4,758 4,975 4,988 4,872 4,888 4,971 4,970

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