Table 16
 
                                                      Undergraduate Degrees Granted by Ethnicity
                                                                  1997-98 To 2003-04*
 

                       ---1997-98----  ---1998-99----  ---1999-00----  ---2000-01----  ---2001-02----  ---2002-03----  ---2003-04----   7 Year Change 
  Ethnic Group               N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P 
                                                                                                                                                      
  African American       2,716    5.9    2,758    5.9    2,835    6.0    2,717    5.7    3,081    6.0    2,953    5.8    3,059    5.7      343   12.6 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  American Indian          558    1.2      588    1.3      566    1.2      579    1.2      537    1.0      481    1.0      469    0.9      -89  -15.9 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Asian American         7,243   15.8    7,352   15.7    7,300   15.4    7,417   15.5    7,803   15.2    7,582   15.0    8,008   15.0      765   10.6 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Filipino               2,031    4.4    2,122    4.5    2,175    4.6    2,356    4.9    2,514    4.9    2,574    5.1    2,758    5.2      727   35.8 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Mexican American       6,232   13.6    6,832   14.6    7,445   15.8    7,652   16.0    8,504   16.6    8,892   17.6    9,099   17.0    2,867   46.0 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Other Latino           2,387    5.2    2,571    5.5    2,723    5.8    2,694    5.6    3,160    6.2    3,053    6.0    3,336    6.2      949   39.8 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Pacific Islander         206    0.4      229    0.5      224    0.5      243    0.5      283    0.6      266    0.5      311    0.6      105   51.0 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Subtotal              21,373   46.6   22,452   48.1   23,268   49.2   23,658   49.4   25,882   50.5   25,801   51.1   27,040   50.6    5,667   26.5 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  White, Non-Latino     24,534   53.4   24,255   51.9   24,001   50.8   24,217   50.6   25,391   49.5   24,694   48.9   26,377   49.4    1,843    7.5 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Total Identified      45,907  100.0   46,707  100.0   47,269  100.0   47,875  100.0   51,273  100.0   50,495  100.0   53,417  100.0    7,510   16.4 
         Percent                        85.8            85.2            85.0            84.0            83.4            81.8            81.3          
                                                                                                                                                      
  Unknown                5,632   10.5    6,188   11.3    6,330   11.4    6,917   12.1    7,795   12.7    8,542   13.8    9,595   14.6    3,963   70.4 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Nonresident Alien      1,957    3.7    1,919    3.5    2,004    3.6    2,191    3.8    2,395    3.9    2,675    4.3    2,729    4.2      772   39.4 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
 All Groups            53,496  100.0   54,814  100.0   55,603  100.0   56,983  100.0   61,463  100.0   61,712  100.0   65,741  100.0   12,245   22.9  
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
                            *Data for statewide nursing program degree recipients is unavailable for 1988-89 thru 1990-91