Table 17
 
                                                           Graduate Degrees Granted by Ethnicity
                                                                    2002-03 To 2008-09
 

                       ---2002-03----  ---2003-04----  ---2004-05----  ---2005-06----  ---2006-07----  ---2007-08----  ---2008-09----  -7 Year Change-
  Ethnic Group               N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P        N      P 
  African American         735    4.9      852    5.1      896    5.2      903    4.9      970    5.3      866    4.7      990    5.2      255   34.7 
  American Indian           94    0.6      120    0.7      118    0.7      118    0.6      104    0.6      111    0.6      110    0.6       16   17.0 
  Asian American         1,406    9.3    1,666    9.9    1,859   10.8    2,052   11.2    2,092   11.5    2,199   11.8    2,189   11.5      783   55.7 
  Filipino                 284    1.9      320    1.9      325    1.9      351    1.9      355    2.0      410    2.2      433    2.3      149   52.5 
  Mexican American       1,377    9.2    1,427    8.5    1,550    9.0    1,810    9.9    1,931   10.6    1,969   10.6    2,029   10.7      652   47.3 
  Other Latino             560    3.7      641    3.8      684    4.0      761    4.2      821    4.5      857    4.6      893    4.7      333   59.5 
  Pacific Islander          47    0.3       43    0.3       53    0.3       54    0.3       64    0.4       86    0.5       85    0.4       38   80.9 
  White, Non-Latino      6,333   42.1    6,860   40.7    6,999   40.6    7,330   40.0    7,103   39.1    7,447   40.1    7,251   38.1      918   14.5 
  Unknown                1,901   12.6    2,342   13.9    2,375   13.8    2,674   14.6    2,692   14.8    2,656   14.3    2,668   14.0      767   40.3 
  Nonresident Alien      2,306   15.3    2,580   15.3    2,361   13.7    2,277   12.4    2,031   11.2    1,963   10.6    2,363   12.4       57    2.5 
  All Groups            15,043  100.0   16,851  100.0   17,220  100.0   18,330  100.0   18,163  100.0   18,564  100.0   19,011  100.0    3,968   26.4