DEGREES CONFERRED BY INSTITUTIONAL SECTOR AND LEVEL OF PROGRAM
Nebraska - 1987 to 2013                                                  
Institution and Degree 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13
University of Nebraska 1 7,500 7,469 7,455 7,516 7,970 8,076 8,418 8,327 8,139 8,288 8,645 8,512 8,783 8,818 8,512 9,086 9,158 9,476 9,436 9,552 9,845 9,802 10,014 10,351 11,177 10,905
 Below Baccalaureate Awards 107 44 68 95 75 70 100 82 87 120 119 90 101 95 75 66 78 41 73 112 115 94 100 86 106 94
 Baccalaureate Degrees 4,289 4,342 4,296 4,379 5,746 5,854 6,055 5,920 5,599 5,708 5,748 5,625 5,904 5,780 5,614 5,836 6,000 6,227 6,290 6,438 6,570 6,540 6,632 7,013 7,507 7567
 Post-Baccalaureate Certificates 2 4 6 5 7 31 27 10 7 14 14 11 9 6 10 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
 Masters Degrees 1,168 1,213 1,206 1,164 1,538 1,546 1,631 1,666 1,723 1,738 2,100 2,142 2,094 2,283 2,231 2,527 2,445 2,450 2,394 2,292 2,461 2,444 2,532 2,510 2,832 2472
 Post-Masters Certificates 27 24 27 23 29 29 26 35 58 36 33 34 38 39 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
 First Professional Degrees 351 352 323 345 347 344 367 368 376 361 323 329 348 352 255 290 274 391 397 393 392 403 NA NA NA NA
 Doctoral Degrees3 246 245 229 215 233 233 239 249 282 311 311 283 292 269 337 367 361 367 282 317 307 321 750 742 732 772
Nebraska State Colleges 1 1,010 1,015 951 999 1,037 1,137 1,201 1,233 1,208 1,223 1,259 1,337 1,454 1,389 1,351 1,356 1,388 1,504 1,489 1,583 1,578 1,735 1,588 1,756 1,552 1,566
 Below Baccalaureate Awards 2 0 5 4 3 2 2 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Baccalaureate Degrees 894 899 835 856 876 950 1,034 1,052 1,042 1,030 1,063 1,079 1,253 1,204 1,125 1,130 1,186 1,179 1,152 1,188 1,100 1,157 1,173 1,237 1,115 1187
 Masters Degrees 108 115 102 134 146 173 156 173 155 186 190 247 196 175 226 226 202 325 337 395 478 578 415 519 437 379
 Post-Masters Certificates 6 1 9 5 12 12 9 5 9 4 6 11 5 10 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Nebraska Community Colleges 4,294 4,234 4,209 4,199 4,436 4,353 4,478 4,559 4,118 4,360 4,429 4,431 4,743 4,627 4,604 4,765 4,964 5,569 5,776 5,693 5,989 5,927 5,801 6,358 6,865 7,705
 Below Baccalaureate Awards 4,294 4,234 4,209 4,199 4,436 4,353 4,481 4,559 4,118 4,360 4,429 4,431 4,743 4,627 4,604 4,765 4,964 5,569 5,776 5,693 5,989 5,927 5,801 6,358 6,865 7705
Nebraska Independent Institutions 2,851 3,034 3,364 3,624 3,786 3,890 4,191 4,365 4,510 4,440 4,904 4,809 5,049 5,500 5,671 5,915 6,321 6,939 7,281 7,433 7,755 8,181 8,134 8,763 9,153 9,019
 Below Baccalaureate Awards 214 255 336 367 345 341 291 322 280 366 358 251 256 392 387 345 372 429 460 409 335 337 335 335 333 319
 Baccalaureate Degrees 2,081 2,189 2,475 2,661 2,829 2,804 3,032 3,149 3,255 3,137 3,275 3,346 3,598 3,862 3,948 4,106 4,317 4,674 4,899 4,969 5,052 5,249 5,200 5,676 5,754 5664
 Post-Baccalaureate Certificates 2 0 1 19 10 1 3 19 18 24 17 13 14 8 39 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
 Masters Degrees 199 211 198 191 225 288 414 413 490 465 611 592 608 729 800 861 1,057 1,224 1,309 1,445 1,737 1,948 1,957 2,123 2,406 2362
 Post-Masters Certificates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 9 12 7 3 5 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
 First Professional Degrees 355 375 335 391 384 467 450 457 450 482 441 446 446 441 458 459 467 511 603 604 624 630 NA NA NA NA
 Doctoral Degrees3 2 3 1 4 3 5 5 6 3 4 118 71 71 71 78 144 108 101 7 6 10 17 642 629 660 674
1 Kearney is reported as Kearney State College for 1987-88 through 1990-91, and as University of Nebraska - Kearney for 1991-92 and later.
2 1996 figures combine baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate numbers; 2000 plus years baccalaureate and post-baccaluarete degree numbers combined; and masters and post-masters combined
3 2009 & later includes doctorates plus firt professional degrees.
Source: Nebraska Coordinating Committee for Postsecondary Education, A Factual Look at Higher Education in Nebraska, 2015
Last Updated: 5/12/2015
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov