Master's degrees earned in the United States by gender 1950-2029

Number of Master's degrees earned in the United States from 1949/50 to 2028/29, by gender (in 1,000s)

Master's degrees earned in the United States by gender 1950-2029 This statistic shows the number of Master's degrees earned in the United States from 1949/50 to 2016/17 with forecast up to 2028/29. In 2016/17, about 326,890 male and 477,790 female students earned a Master's degree in the United States.
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Number of Master's degrees earned in the United States from 1949/50 to 2028/29, by gender (in 1,000s)

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YearMaleFemale
2028-29*335502
2027-28*335501
2026-27*334500
2025-26*333498
2024-25*332497
2023-24*331495
2022-23*330493
2021-22*330492
2020-21*329491
2019-20*329491
2018-19*328489
2017-18*327487
2016-17326.89477.79
2015-16320.57465.18
2014-15306.62452.19
2013-14302.85451.74
2012-13 301.55450.17
2011-12 302.48453.48
2010-11 291.68439.24
2009-10 275.32418
2008-09 263.52398.57
2007-08 250.2380.64
2006-07 242.21368.49
2005-06 241.7358.16
2004-05 237.16343
2003-04 233.06331.22
2002-03 215.17303.53
2001-02 202.6284.71
2000-01 197.77275.73
1999-00 196.13267.06
1998-99 190.23255.81
1997-98 188.72247.32
1996-97 185.27239.99
1995-96 183.48228.7
1994-95 183.04220.57
1993-94 180.57212.47
1992-93 173.35201.68
1991-92 165.87192.22
1990-91 160.84182.02
1989-90 158.05172.1
1988-89 153.99162.63
1987-88 150.24155.54
1986-87 147.06149.47
1985-86 149.37146.48
1984-85 149.28144.2
1983-84 149.27141.87
1982-83 150.09146.32
1981-82 151.35151.1
1980-81 152.98149.66
1979-80 156.88148.31
1978-79 159.11148.58
1977-78 166.86151.13
1976-77 173.09149.94
1975-76 172.52144.96
1974-75 166.32131.23
1973-74 162.61119.47
1972-73 159.57109.09
1971-72 155.01102.19
1970-71 143.0892.48
1969-70 130.882.79
1959-60 50.923.54
1949-50 41.2216.96
YearMaleFemale
2028-29*335502
2027-28*335501
2026-27*334500
2025-26*333498
2024-25*332497
2023-24*331495
2022-23*330493
2021-22*330492
2020-21*329491
2019-20*329491
2018-19*328489
2017-18*327487
2016-17326.89477.79
2015-16320.57465.18
2014-15306.62452.19
2013-14302.85451.74
2012-13 301.55450.17
2011-12 302.48453.48
2010-11 291.68439.24
2009-10 275.32418
2008-09 263.52398.57
2007-08 250.2380.64
2006-07 242.21368.49
2005-06 241.7358.16
2004-05 237.16343
2003-04 233.06331.22
2002-03 215.17303.53
2001-02 202.6284.71
2000-01 197.77275.73
1999-00 196.13267.06
1998-99 190.23255.81
1997-98 188.72247.32
1996-97 185.27239.99
1995-96 183.48228.7
1994-95 183.04220.57
1993-94 180.57212.47
1992-93 173.35201.68
1991-92 165.87192.22
1990-91 160.84182.02
1989-90 158.05172.1
1988-89 153.99162.63
1987-88 150.24155.54
1986-87 147.06149.47
1985-86 149.37146.48
1984-85 149.28144.2
1983-84 149.27141.87
1982-83 150.09146.32
1981-82 151.35151.1
1980-81 152.98149.66
1979-80 156.88148.31
1978-79 159.11148.58
1977-78 166.86151.13
1976-77 173.09149.94
1975-76 172.52144.96
1974-75 166.32131.23
1973-74 162.61119.47
1972-73 159.57109.09
1971-72 155.01102.19
1970-71 143.0892.48
1969-70 130.882.79
1959-60 50.923.54
1949-50 41.2216.96
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This statistic shows the number of Master's degrees earned in the United States from 1949/50 to 2016/17 with forecast up to 2028/29. In 2016/17, about 326,890 male and 477,790 female students earned a Master's degree in the United States.
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