First-professional degrees earned in the United States by ethnicity 2016

The graph shows the number of first-professional degrees earned in higher education in 2016. About 482 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 2016

EthnicityNumber of Person
White, non-Hispanic60,839
Asian or Pacific Islander 14,343
Black, non-Hispanic7,275
Hispanic7,115
Nonresident alien2,714
Two or more races2,372
American Indian/Alaskan Native482
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Release date

December 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2016

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