Table 18                                                                                            
           Age of Students Granted a Degree, Systemwide, 1997-98*                                                                    
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
    Age                                                                                                                              
  Category       Sex    Bachelor's    Master's    Doctoral       Total                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
  Under 19       Men             4           1           0           5                                                               
                 Women           2           1           0           3                                                               
                 Total           6           2           0           8                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  19             Men             8           0           0           8                                                               
                 Women           9           0           0           9                                                               
                 Total          17           0           0          17                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  20             Men            12           0           0          12                                                               
                 Women          21           0           0          21                                                               
                 Total          33           0           0          33                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  21             Men            87           1           0          88                                                               
                 Women         236           2           0         238                                                               
                 Total         323           3           0         326                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  22             Men         1,031           1           0       1,032                                                               
                 Women       2,786           6           0       2,792                                                               
                 Total       3,817           7           0       3,824                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  23             Men         3,026          21           0       3,047                                                               
                 Women       5,112          39           0       5,151                                                               
                 Total       8,138          60           0       8,198                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  24             Men         3,540          90           0       3,630                                                               
                 Women       4,427         208           0       4,635                                                               
                 Total       7,967         298           0       8,265                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  25-29          Men         9,628       1,505           3      11,136                                                               
                 Women      10,005       2,714           8      12,727                                                               
                 Total      19,633       4,219          11      23,863                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  30-34          Men         2,959       1,372          10       4,341                                                               
                 Women       3,059       1,759          11       4,829                                                               
                 Total       6,018       3,131          21       9,170                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  35-59          Men         2,600       1,997          16       4,613                                                               
                 Women       4,801       3,329          34       8,164                                                               
                 Total       7,401       5,326          50      12,777                                                               
  

                                Table 18                                                                                            
           Age of Students Granted a Degree, Systemwide, 1997-98*                                                                    
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
    Age                                                                                                                              
  Category       Sex    Bachelor's    Master's    Doctoral       Total                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
  Over 59        Men            39          29           0          68                                                               
                 Women         104          57           0         161                                                               
                 Total         143          86           0         229                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  Unknown        Men             0           0           0           0                                                               
                 Women           0           1           0           1                                                               
                 Total           0           1           0           1                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  All Ages       Men        22,934       5,017          29      27,980                                                               
                 Women      30,562       8,116          53      38,731                                                               
                 Total      53,496      13,133          82      66,711                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  Mean           Men          27.8        34.5        39.0        29.0                                                               
                 Women        28.2        35.1        40.2        29.7                                                               
                 Total        28.0        34.9        39.8        29.4                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  Median         Men            26          33          35          27                                                               
                 Women          25          32          39          26                                                               
                 Total          26          32          37          27                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
  Range          Men         12-12        5- 5       28-28        5-86                                                               
                 Women        9- 9       17-17       27-27        9-96                                                               
                 Total        9- 9        5- 5       27-27        5- 5                                                               
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
 *Reported ages only