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Table 02-03: Bachelor's Degrees by Gender
  2006-2007 2005-2006 2004-2005 2003-2004 2002-2003 2001-2002 1999-2000 1994-1995 1989-1990 1985-1986 1981-1982
  Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Independent Institutions                                            
4-Year Institutions                                            
Male 17,035 41.8% 16,616 41.6% 16,279 41.9% 16,051 42.0% 15,578 42.0% 14,233 41.9% 14,201 42.2% 13,957 44.9% 14,479 47.2% 14,674 49.4% 14,400 52.1%
Female 23,727 58.2% 23,300 58.4% 22,547 58.1% 22,129 58.0% 21,540 58.0% 19,712 58.1% 19,441 57.8% 17,153 55.1% 16,177 52.8% 15,011 50.6% 13,243 47.9%
                                             
Public Institutions                                            
State-Related Universities                                            
Male 11,215 49.0% 11,292 48.9% 11,057 48.5% 10,198 47.7% 9,942 48.4% 9,216 48.6% 8,790 48.5% 8,511 51.6% 8,677 53.1% 8,268 55.2% 8,120 55.0%
Female 11,667 51.0% 11,798 51.1% 11,758 51.5% 11,160 52.3% 10,604 51.6% 9,734 51.4% 9,323 51.5% 7,989 48.4% 7,651 46.9% 6,722 44.8% 6,648 45.0%
SSHE Universities                                            
Male 6,947 39.5% 6,661 39.4% 6,296 38.4% 6,277 38.7% 5,855 38.8% 5,618 39.9% 5,699 39.4% 6,332 41.2% 5,607 41.4% 5,181 42.7% 5,028 41.8%
Female 10,638 60.5% 10,248 60.6% 10,108 61.6% 9,934 61.3% 9,246 61.2% 8,476 60.1% 8,783 60.6% 9,040 58.8% 7,925 58.6% 6,962 57.3% 6,992 58.2%
                                             
Total For All Institutions:                                            
Male 35,197 43.3% 34,569 43.3% 33,632 43.1% 32,526 42.9% 31,375 43.1% 29,067 43.4% 28,690 43.3% 28,800 45.7% 28,763 47.5% 28,123 49.5% 27,548 50.6%
Female 46,032 56.7% 45,346 56.7% 44,413 56.9% 43,223 57.1% 41,390 56.9% 37,922 56.6% 37,547 56.7% 34,182 54.3% 31,753 52.5% 28,695 50.5% 26,883 49.4%
Total 81,229   79,915   78,045   75,749   72,765   66,989   66,237   62,982   60,516   56,818   54,431  
Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education, national Science Foundation, National Center for Educational Statistics

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