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Table 02-04: Master'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 7,442 40.5% 7,439 42.6% 6,995 42.0% 6,954 42.6% 6,601 43.6% 5,983 43.4% 5,895 44.9% 5,153 47.9% 4,128 51.2% 3,862 55.8% 3,204 55.2%
Female 10,936 59.5% 10,028 57.4% 9,670 58.0% 9,371 57.4% 8,536 56.4% 7,797 56.6% 7,243 55.1% 5,613 52.1% 3,935 48.8% 3,055 44.2% 2,599 44.8%
                                             
Public Institutions                                            
State-Related Universities                                            
Male 2,425 42.6% 2,454 43.2% 2,662 46.4% 2,624 44.1% 2,571 45.7% 2,489 46.3% 2,681 47.2% 2,831 48.9% 2,622 59.6% 2,251 52.1% 2,521 51.9%
Female 3,264 57.4% 3,222 56.8% 3,079 53.6% 3,327 55.9% 3,054 54.3% 2,884 53.7% 3,001 52.8% 2,954 51.1% 1,780 40.4% 2,070 47.9% 2,334 48.1%
SSHE Universities                                            
Male 1,422 32.0% 1,264 30.6% 1,179 31.6% 1,194 31.6% 1,032 31.1% 982 31.7% 1,021 33.2% 1,057 35.3% 751 34.0% 745 40.0% 899 38.7%
Female 3,025 68.0% 2,860 69.4% 2,554 68.4% 2,589 68.4% 2,287 68.9% 2,113 68.3% 2,056 66.8% 1,936 64.7% 1,458 66.0% 1,119 60.0% 1,427 61.3%
                                             
Total For All Institutions:                                            
Male 11,289 39.6% 11,157 40.9% 10,836 41.5% 10,772 41.3% 10,204 42.4% 9,454 42.5% 3,702 42.3% 3,888 44.3% 3,373 51.0% 2,996 48.4% 3,420 47.6%
Female 17,225 60.4% 16,110 59.1% 15,303 58.5% 15,287 58.7% 13,877 57.6% 12,794 57.5% 5,057 57.7% 4,890 55.7% 3,238 49.0% 3,189 51.6% 3,761 52.4%
Total 28,514   27,267   26,139   26,059   24,081   22,248   8,759   8,778   6,611   6,185   7,181  
Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education, National Science Foundation, National Center for Educational Statistics

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