Table 17
 
                                                           Graduate Degrees Granted by Ethnicity
                                                                    1995-96 To 2001-02*
 

                              1995-96         1996-97         1997-98         1998-99         1999-00         2000-01         2001-02      Year Change
  Ethnic Group               N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P 
                                                                                                                                                      
  African American         555    5.8      604    6.4      667    6.4      709    6.7      688    6.6      735    6.8      710    6.6      155   27.9 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  American Indian           94    1.0       79    0.8       94    0.9      114    1.1      101    1.0      100    0.9      103    1.0        9    9.6 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Asian American         1,138   11.9    1,057   11.1    1,290   12.4    1,311   12.4    1,224   11.8    1,355   12.6    1,344   12.5      206   18.1 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Filipino                 147    1.5      159    1.7      189    1.8      197    1.9      214    2.1      246    2.3      276    2.6      129   87.8 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Mexican American         606    6.3      751    7.9      877    8.5      954    9.0    1,022    9.9    1,186   11.0    1,217   11.3      611  100.8 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Other Latino             325    3.4      391    4.1      408    3.9      444    4.2      471    4.5      472    4.4      529    4.9      204   62.8 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Pacific Islander          27    0.3       32    0.3       34    0.3       42    0.4       44    0.4       43    0.4       48    0.4       21   77.8 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Subtotal               2,892   30.2    3,073   32.4    3,559   34.3    3,771   35.5    3,764   36.3    4,137   38.4    4,227   39.3    1,335   46.2 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  White, Non-Latino      6,683   69.8    6,411   67.6    6,805   65.7    6,842   64.5    6,595   63.7    6,646   61.6    6,530   60.7     -153   -2.3 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Total Identified       9,575  100.0    9,484  100.0   10,364  100.0   10,613  100.0   10,359  100.0   10,783  100.0   10,757  100.0    1,182   12.3 
         Percent                         78.9            79.9            78.4            77.3            76.3            75.1            73.8          
                                                                                                                                                      
  Unknown                1,494   12.3    1,429   12.0    1,510   11.4    1,581   11.5    1,588   11.7    1,615   11.2    1,757   12.0      263   17.6 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Nonresident Alien      1,060    8.7      963    8.1    1,341   10.1    1,531   11.2    1,637   12.1    1,965   13.7    2,067   14.2    1,007   95.0 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
 All Groups            12,129  100.0   11,876  100.0   13,215  100.0   13,725  100.0   13,584  100.0   14,363  100.0   14,581  100.0    2,452   20.2  
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
                            *Data for statewide nursing program degree recipients is unavailable for 1988-89 thru 1990-91