First-professional degrees earned in the United States by ethnicity 2017

The graph shows the number of first-professional degrees earned in higher education in 2017. About 407 first-professional degrees were earned by American Indian or Alaskan Native students in the same year.

Number of first-professional degrees earned in the United States by ethnicity in 2017

EthnicityNumber of Person
White, non-Hispanic59,667
Asian or Pacific Islander 14,618
Hispanic7,426
Black, non-Hispanic7,253
Nonresident alien2,923
Two or more races2,466
American Indian/Alaskan Native407
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Release date

December 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

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