Number of master's degrees earned in the United States in 2016, by ethnicity

Master's degrees earned in the United States by ethnicity 2015/16 The graph shows the number of master's degrees earned in higher education in 2015/16. About 3,540 master's degrees were earned by American Indian or Alaskan Native students.
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EthnicityNumber of degrees
White431,850
Black88,817
Hispanic62,946
Asian or Pacific Islander 45,917
American Indian/Alaskan Native3,540
Two or more races16,583
Nonresident alien135,942
EthnicityNumber of degrees
White431,850
Black88,817
Hispanic62,946
Asian or Pacific Islander 45,917
American Indian/Alaskan Native3,540
Two or more races16,583
Nonresident alien135,942

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The graph shows the number of master's degrees earned in higher education in 2015/16. About 3,540 master's degrees were earned by American Indian or Alaskan Native students.
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Release date
August 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2015-2016

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