Table 17
 
                                                           Graduate Degrees Granted by Ethnicity
                                                                    1998-99 To 2004-05*
 

                       ---1998-99----   ---1999-00---   ---2000-01---   ---2001-02---   ---2002-03---   ---2003-04---   ---2004-05---   -7 Year Change-
  Ethnic Group               N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P 
                                                                                                                                                      
  African American         709    6.7      688    6.6      735    6.8      710    6.6      735    6.8      852    7.1      896    7.2      187   26.4 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  American Indian          114    1.1      101    1.0      100    0.9      103    1.0       94    0.9      120    1.0      118    0.9        4    3.5 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Asian American         1,311   12.4    1,224   11.8    1,355   12.6    1,344   12.5    1,406   13.0    1,666   14.0    1,859   14.9      548   41.8 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Filipino                 197    1.9      214    2.1      246    2.3      276    2.6      284    2.6      320    2.7      325    2.6      128   65.0 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Mexican American         954    9.0    1,022    9.9    1,186   11.0    1,217   11.3    1,377   12.7    1,427   12.0    1,550   12.4      596   62.5 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Other Latino             444    4.2      471    4.5      472    4.4      529    4.9      560    5.2      641    5.4      684    5.5      240   54.1 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Pacific Islander          42    0.4       44    0.4       43    0.4       48    0.4       47    0.4       43    0.4       53    0.4       11   26.2 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Subtotal               3,771   35.5    3,764   36.3    4,137   38.4    4,227   39.3    4,503   41.6    5,069   42.5    5,485   43.9    1,714   45.5 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  White, Non-Latino      6,842   64.5    6,595   63.7    6,646   61.6    6,530   60.7    6,333   58.4    6,860   57.5    6,999   56.1      157    2.3 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Total Identified      10,613  100.0   10,359  100.0   10,783  100.0   10,757  100.0   10,836  100.0   11,929  100.0   12,484  100.0    1,871   17.6 
         Percent                        77.3            76.3            75.1            73.8            72.0            70.8            72.5          
                                                                                                                                                      
  Unknown                1,581   11.5    1,588   11.7    1,615   11.2    1,757   12.0    1,901   12.6    2,342   13.9    2,375   13.8      794   50.2 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
  Nonresident Alien      1,531   11.2    1,637   12.1    1,965   13.7    2,067   14.2    2,306   15.3    2,580   15.3    2,361   13.7      830   54.2 
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
 All Groups            13,725  100.0   13,584  100.0   14,363  100.0   14,581  100.0   15,043  100.0   16,851  100.0   17,220  100.0    3,495   25.5  
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                      
                            *Data for statewide nursing program degree recipients is unavailable for 1988-89 thru 1990-91