DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES GRANTED ANNUALLY BY LEVEL (July 1 through June 30)
The IPEDS Completion Survey collects the number of degrees and certificates awarded each year
between July 1 and June 30 of the following year.USD reports all awards granted for summer, fall,
and spring terms.Certificates include those awarded at post-baccalaurate and post-masters levels.
Paralegal certificates are not included in these counts.
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Year Total Bachelor's Certificates Master's LLM JD Doctoral
Headcount
2006-07 2140 1183 16 524 45 333 39
2005-06 2140 1153 39 546 59 313 30
2004-05 2061 1147 10 525 47 309 23
2003-04 2045 1186 32 438 53 315 21
2002-03 1969 1176 48 352 76 282 35
2001-02 1996 1185 3 369 86 330 23
2000-01 1730 1056 289 80 286 19
1999-00 1765 1020   341 92 302 10
1998-99 1661 933 325 97 286 20
1997-98 1678 908   356 78 309 27
1996-97 1694 929 375 64 305 21
1995-96 1623 844   378 69 318 14
1994-95 1662 885 386 61 307 23
1993-94 1639 929   359 45 292 14
1992-93 1640 937 337 48 307 11
1991-92 1574 944   314 33 266 17
1990-91 1546 847 297 53 322 27
Percent of Total Headcount
2006-07 100% 55% 1% 24% 2% 16% 2%
2005-06 100% 54% 2% 26% 3% 15% 1%
2004-05 100% 56% 0% 25% 2% 15% 1%
2003-04 100% 58% 2% 21% 3% 15% 1%
2002-03 100% 60% 2% 18% 4% 14% 2%
2001-02 100% 59%   18% 4% 17% 1%
2000-01 100% 61% 17% 5% 17% 1%
1999-00 100% 58%   19% 5% 17% 1%
1998-99 100% 56% 20% 6% 17% 1%
1997-98 100% 54%   21% 5% 18% 2%
1996-97 100% 55% 22% 4% 18% 1%
1995-96 100% 52%   23% 4% 20% 1%
1994-95 100% 53% 23% 4% 18% 1%
1993-94 100% 57%   22% 3% 18% 1%
1992-93 100% 57% 21% 3% 19% 1%
1991-92 100% 60%   20% 2% 17% 1%
1990-91 100% 55% 19% 3% 21% 2%
Sources: University and Law Registrars' graduation reports.