Table 16
 
                                                      Undergraduate Degrees Granted by Ethnicity
                                                                  1996-97 To 2002-03*
 

                       ---1996-97----  ---1997-98----  ---1998-99----  ---1999-00----  ---2000-01----  ---2001-02----  ---2002-03----  -7 Year Change-
  Ethnic Group               N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P 
                                                                                                                                                      
  African American       2,523    5.6    2,716    5.9    2,758    5.9    2,835    6.0    2,717    5.7    3,081    6.0    2,953    5.8      430   17.0 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  American Indian          513    1.1      558    1.2      588    1.3      566    1.2      579    1.2      537    1.0      481    1.0      -32   -6.2 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Asian American         6,855   15.2    7,243   15.8    7,352   15.7    7,300   15.4    7,417   15.5    7,803   15.2    7,582   15.0      727   10.6 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Filipino               1,846    4.1    2,031    4.4    2,122    4.5    2,175    4.6    2,356    4.9    2,514    4.9    2,574    5.1      728   39.4 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Mexican American       5,864   13.0    6,232   13.6    6,832   14.6    7,445   15.8    7,652   16.0    8,504   16.6    8,892   17.6    3,028   51.6 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Other Latino           2,195    4.9    2,387    5.2    2,571    5.5    2,723    5.8    2,694    5.6    3,160    6.2    3,053    6.0      858   39.1 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Pacific Islander         240    0.5      206    0.4      229    0.5      224    0.5      243    0.5      283    0.6      266    0.5       26   10.8 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Subtotal              20,036   44.4   21,373   46.6   22,452   48.1   23,268   49.2   23,658   49.4   25,882   50.5   25,801   51.1    5,765   28.8 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  White, Non-Latino     25,043   55.6   24,534   53.4   24,255   51.9   24,001   50.8   24,217   50.6   25,391   49.5   24,694   48.9     -349   -1.4 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Total Identified      45,079  100.0   45,907  100.0   46,707  100.0   47,269  100.0   47,875  100.0   51,273  100.0   50,495  100.0    5,416   12.0 
         Percent                        86.3            85.8            85.2            85.0            84.0            83.4             81.8          
                                                                                                                                                      
  Unknown                5,349   10.2    5,632   10.5    6,188   11.3    6,330   11.4    6,917   12.1    7,795   12.7    8,542   13.8    3,193   59.7 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Nonresident Alien      1,785    3.4    1,957    3.7    1,919    3.5    2,004    3.6    2,191    3.8    2,395    3.9    2,675    4.3      890   49.9 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
 All Groups             52,213  100.0   53,496  100.0   54,814  100.0   55,603  100.0   56,983  100.0   61,463  100.0    61,712  100.0   9,499   18.2  
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
*Data for statewide nursing program degree recipients is unavailable for 1988-89 thru 1990-91