Table 17
 
                                                           Graduate Degrees Granted by Ethnicity
                                                                    1999-00 To 2005-06*
 

                       ---1999-00---   ---2000-01---   ---2001-02---   ---2002-03---   ---2003-04---   ---2004-05---   ---2005-06---  -7 Year Change-
  Ethnic Group               N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P 
                                                                                                                                                           
  African American         688    6.6      735    6.8      710    6.6      735    6.8      852    7.1      896    7.2      903    6.7      215   31.3 
                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                           
  American Indian          101    1.0      100    0.9      103    1.0       94    0.9      120    1.0      118    0.9      118    0.9       17   16.8 
                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                           
  Asian American         1,224   11.8    1,355   12.6    1,344   12.5    1,406   13.0    1,666   14.0    1,859   14.9    2,052   15.3      828   67.6 
                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                           
  Filipino                 214    2.1      246    2.3      276    2.6      284    2.6      320    2.7      325    2.6      351    2.6      137   64.0 
                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                           
  Mexican American       1,022    9.9    1,186   11.0    1,217   11.3    1,377   12.7    1,427   12.0    1,550   12.4    1,810   13.5      788   77.1 
                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                           
  Other Latino             471    4.5      472    4.4      529    4.9      560    5.2      641    5.4      684    5.5      761    5.7      290   61.6 
                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                           
  Pacific Islander          44    0.4       43    0.4       48    0.4       47    0.4       43    0.4       53    0.4       54    0.4       10   22.7 
                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                           
  Subtotal               3,764   36.3    4,137   38.4    4,227   39.3    4,503   41.6    5,069   42.5    5,485   43.9    6,049   45.2    2,285   60.7 
                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                           
  White, Non-Latino      6,595   63.7    6,646   61.6    6,530   60.7    6,333   58.4    6,860   57.5    6,999   56.1    7,330   54.8      735   11.1 
                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                           
  Total Identified      10,359  100.0   10,783  100.0   10,757  100.0   10,836  100.0   11,929  100.0   12,484  100.0   13,379  100.0    3,020   29.2 
         Percent                        76.3            75.1            73.8            72.0            70.8            72.5            73.0               
                                                                                                                                                           
  Unknown                1,588   11.7    1,615   11.2    1,757   12.0    1,901   12.6    2,342   13.9    2,375   13.8    2,674   14.6    1,086   68.4 
                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                           
  Nonresident Alien      1,637   12.1    1,965   13.7    2,067   14.2    2,306   15.3    2,580   15.3    2,361   13.7    2,277   12.4      640   39.1 
                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                           
 All Groups            13,584  100.0   14,363  100.0   14,581  100.0   15,043  100.0   16,851  100.0   17,220  100.0   18,330  100.0    4,746   34.9       
                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                           
 *Data for statewide nursing program degree recipients is unavailable for 1988-89 thru 1990-91