Table 17
 
                                                           Graduate 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         604    6.4      667    6.4      709    6.7      688    6.6      735    6.8      710    6.6      735    6.8      131   21.7 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  American Indian           79    0.8       94    0.9      114    1.1      101    1.0      100    0.9      103    1.0       94    0.9       15   19.0 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Asian American         1,057   11.1    1,290   12.4    1,311   12.4    1,224   11.8    1,355   12.6    1,344   12.5    1,406   13.0      349   33.0 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Filipino                 159    1.7      189    1.8      197    1.9      214    2.1      246    2.3      276    2.6      284    2.6      125   78.6 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Mexican American         751    7.9      877    8.5      954    9.0    1,022    9.9    1,186   11.0    1,217   11.3    1,377   12.7      626   83.4 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Other Latino             391    4.1      408    3.9      444    4.2      471    4.5      472    4.4      529    4.9      560    5.2      169   43.2 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Pacific Islander          32    0.3       34    0.3       42    0.4       44    0.4       43    0.4       48    0.4       47    0.4       15   46.9 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Subtotal               3,073   32.4    3,559   34.3    3,771   35.5    3,764   36.3    4,137   38.4    4,227   39.3    4,503   41.6    1,430   46.5 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  White, Non-Latino      6,411   67.6    6,805   65.7    6,842   64.5    6,595   63.7    6,646   61.6    6,530   60.7    6,333   58.4      -78   -1.2 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Total Identified       9,484  100.0   10,364  100.0   10,613  100.0   10,359  100.0   10,783  100.0   10,757  100.0   10,836  100.0    1,352   14.3 
         Percent                        79.9            78.4            77.3            76.3            75.1            73.8            72.0          
                                                                                                                                                      
  Unknown                1,429   12.0    1,510   11.4    1,581   11.5    1,588   11.7    1,615   11.2    1,757   12.0    1,901   12.6      472   33.0 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Nonresident Alien        963    8.1    1,341   10.1    1,531   11.2    1,637   12.1    1,965   13.7    2,067   14.2    2,306   15.3    1,343  139.5 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
 All Groups             11,876  100.0   13,215  100.0   13,725  100.0   13,584  100.0   14,363  100.0   14,581  100.0   15,043  100.0    3,167   26.7  
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
                            *Data for statewide nursing program degree recipients is unavailable for 1988-89 thru 1990-91