Master's degrees earned in the United States by ethnicity 2016/17

The graph shows the number of master's degrees earned in higher education in 2016/17. About 3,396 master's degrees were earned by American Indian or Alaskan Native students.

Number of master's degrees earned in the United States in 2017, by ethnicity

EthnicityNumber of degrees
White433,625
Black89,577
Hispanic67,166
Asian or Pacific Islander 47,841
American Indian/Alaskan Native3,396
Two or more races17,668
Nonresident alien145,411
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Source

Release date

August 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2016-2017

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