Table 18                                                                                            
           Age of Students Granted a Degree, Systemwide, 1996-97*                                                                    

    Age                                                                                                                              
  Category       Sex    Bachelor's    Master's    Doctoral       Total     
                                                          
                                                                                                                                     
  Under 19       Men             4           0           0           4                                                               
                 Women           1           0           0           1                                                               
                 Total           5           0           0           5                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  19             Men             2           0           0           2                                                               
                 Women           2           0           0           2                                                               
                 Total           4           0           0           4                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  20             Men            10           0           0          10                                                               
                 Women          22           0           0          22                                                               
                 Total          32           0           0          32                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  21             Men            73           1           0          74                                                               
                 Women         212           2           0         214                                                               
                 Total         285           3           0         288                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  22             Men           993           3           0         996                                                               
                 Women       2,564           1           0       2,565                                                               
                 Total       3,557           4           0       3,561                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  23             Men         2,936          25           0       2,961                                                               
                 Women       5,117          45           0       5,162                                                               
                 Total       8,053          70           0       8,123                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  24             Men         3,560          84           0       3,644                                                               
                 Women       4,431         178           0       4,609                                                               
                 Total       7,991         262           0       8,253                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  25-29          Men         9,607       1,353           5      10,965                                                               
                 Women       9,595       2,270           2      11,867                                                               
                 Total      19,202       3,623           7      22,832                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  30-34          Men         2,882       1,255           1       4,138                                                               
                 Women       2,902       1,535           3       4,440                                                               
                 Total       5,784       2,790           4       8,578                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  35-59          Men         2,457       1,856          11       4,324                                                               
                 Women       4,747       3,151          13       7,911                                                               
                 Total       7,204       5,007          24      12,235                                                               

                                 Table 18                                                                                            
           Age of Students Granted a Degree, Systemwide, 1996-97*                                                                    

    Age                                                                                                                              
  Category       Sex    Bachelor's    Master's    Doctoral       Total                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
  Over 59        Men            27          24           0          51                                                               
                 Women          69          58           0         127                                                               
                 Total          96          82           0         178                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  Unknown        Men             0           0           0           0                                                               
                 Women           0           0           0           0                                                               
                 Total           0           0           0           0                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  All Ages       Men        22,551       4,601          17      27,169                                                               
                 Women      29,662       7,240          18      36,920                                                               
                 Total      52,213      11,841          35      64,089                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  Mean           Men          27.7        34.6        37.4        28.9                                                               
                 Women        28.2        35.5        39.0        29.6                                                               
                 Total        28.0        35.2        38.2        29.3                                                               

                                                                                                                                     
  Median         Men            26          33          38          27                                                               
                 Women          25          33          38          26                                                               
                 Total          25          33          38          26                                                               

                                                                                                                                     
  Range          Men         16-81       21-78       27-53       16-81                                                               
                 Women       17-94       21-85       26-54       17-94                                                               
                 Total       16-94       21-85       26-54       16-94                                                               
                                                                                                                                     

  *Reported ages only