First professional degrees earned in the United States by gender 1970-2009

Number of first professional degrees earned in the United States by gender from 1970 to 2009 (in 1,000)

First professional degrees earned in the United States by gender 1970-2009 The graph shows the number of degrees earned in higher education from 1970 to 2009. About 45,400 first professional degrees were earned by female students in 2008.
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Number of first professional degrees earned in the United States by gender from 1970 to 2009 (in 1,000)

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YearMaleFemale
200946.945.1
200845.9245.39
200745.0545
200644.0443.62
200543.8543.44
200442.1740.87
200341.8939.01
200242.5138.19
200142.8636.85
200044.2435.82
199544.8530.95
199043.9627.03
198550.4624.61
198052.7214.42
197548.966.96
197033.081.84
YearMaleFemale
200946.945.1
200845.9245.39
200745.0545
200644.0443.62
200543.8543.44
200442.1740.87
200341.8939.01
200242.5138.19
200142.8636.85
200044.2435.82
199544.8530.95
199043.9627.03
198550.4624.61
198052.7214.42
197548.966.96
197033.081.84
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The graph shows the number of degrees earned in higher education from 1970 to 2009. About 45,400 first professional degrees were earned by female students in 2008.
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