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Table 02-09: Master's Degrees by Race/Ethnicity
  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                                            
Non-resident Alien 2,200 12.0% 2,209 12.6% 1,852 11.1% 2,273 13.9% 2,341 15.5% 1,796 13.0% 1,617 12.3% 1,383 12.8% 672 8.3% 495 7.2% 339 5.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native 37 0.2% 30 0.2% 23 0.1% 25 0.2% 30 0.2% 26 0.2% 33 0.3% 18 0.2% 3 0.0% 8 0.1% 12 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 847 4.6% 762 4.4% 846 5.1% 735 4.5% 586 3.9% 497 3.6% 564 4.3% 371 3.4% 182 2.3% 188 2.7% 112 1.9%
Hispanic 346 1.9% 294 1.7% 311 1.9% 259 1.6% 185 1.2% 188 1.4% 180 1.4% 131 1.2% 81 1.0% 53 0.8% 33 0.6%
Black, Non-Hispanic 1,217 6.6% 1,077 6.2% 1,011 6.1% 915 5.6% 761 5.0% 672 4.9% 568 4.3% 406 3.8% 180 2.2% 177 2.6% 144 2.5%
White, Non-Hispanic 11,775 64.1% 11,223 64.3% 10,531 63.2% 10,146 62.2% 9,443 62.4% 9,319 67.6% 9,428 71.8% 8,457 78.6% 6,945 86.1% 5,996 86.7% 5,025 86.6%
Unknown 1,956 10.6% 1,872 10.7% 2,091 12.5% 1,972 12.1% 1,791 11.8% 1,282 9.3% 748 5.7% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 138 2.4%
                                             
Public Institutions                                            
State-Related Universities                                            
Non-resident Alien 732 12.9% 751 13.2% 916 16.0% 906 15.2% 961 17.1% 984 18.3% 817 14.4% 937 16.2% 579 13.2% 596 13.8% 355 7.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 19 0.3% 16 0.3% 21 0.4% 13 0.2% 6 0.1% 14 0.3% 12 0.2% 14 0.2% 13 0.3% 17 0.4% 12 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 239 4.2% 271 4.8% 281 4.9% 272 4.6% 211 3.8% 256 4.8% 222 3.9% 188 3.2% 135 3.1% 81 1.9% 67 1.4%
Hispanic 115 2.0% 97 1.7% 107 1.9% 88 1.5% 112 2.0% 86 1.6% 112 2.0% 98 1.7% 70 1.6% 48 1.1% 52 1.1%
Black, Non-Hispanic 462 8.1% 501 8.8% 487 8.5% 527 8.9% 482 8.6% 417 7.8% 558 9.8% 387 6.7% 307 7.0% 232 5.4% 404 8.3%
White, Non-Hispanic 3,835 67.4% 3,874 68.3% 3,800 66.2% 4,021 67.6% 3,758 66.8% 3,585 66.7% 3,917 68.9% 4,161 71.9% 3,298 74.9% 3,347 77.5% 3,965 81.7%
Unknown 287 5.0% 166 2.9% 129 2.2% 124 2.1% 95 1.7% 31 0.6% 44 0.8% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
SSHE Universities                                            
Non-resident Alien 195 4.4% 186 4.5% 169 4.5% 202 5.3% 177 5.3% 151 4.9% 124 4.0% 198 6.6% 167 7.6% 69 3.7% 17 0.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 8 0.2% 10 0.2% 12 0.3% 8 0.2% 6 0.2% 6 0.2% 7 0.2% 4 0.1% 5 0.2% 2 0.1% 2 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 54 1.2% 54 1.3% 39 1.0% 51 1.3% 53 1.6% 46 1.5% 39 1.3% 39 1.3% 21 1.0% 18 1.0% 8 0.3%
Hispanic 59 1.3% 41 1.0% 30 0.8% 51 1.3% 26 0.8% 26 0.8% 24 0.8% 24 0.8% 7 0.3% 8 0.4% 3 0.1%
Black, Non-Hispanic 209 4.7% 158 3.8% 142 3.8% 263 7.0% 206 6.2% 252 8.1% 249 8.1% 164 5.5% 86 3.9% 54 2.9% 63 2.7%
White, Non-Hispanic 3,612 81.2% 3,352 81.3% 3,101 83.1% 3,057 80.8% 2,747 82.8% 2,614 84.5% 2,634 85.6% 2,564 85.7% 1,923 87.1% 1,713 91.9% 2,233 96.0%
Unknown 310 7.0% 323 7.8% 240 6.4% 151 4.0% 104 3.1% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
                                             
Total for all Institutions                                            
Non-resident Alien 3,127 11.0% 3,146 11.5% 2,937 11.2% 3,381 13.0% 3,479 14.4% 2,931 13.2% 941 10.7% 1,135 12.9% 746 11.3% 665 10.8% 372 5.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 64 0.2% 56 0.2% 56 0.2% 46 0.2% 42 0.2% 46 0.2% 19 0.2% 18 0.2% 18 0.3% 19 0.3% 14 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1,140 4.0% 1,087 4.0% 1,166 4.5% 1,058 4.1% 850 3.5% 799 3.6% 261 3.0% 227 2.6% 156 2.4% 99 1.6% 75 1.0%
Hispanic 520 1.8% 432 1.6% 448 1.7% 398 1.5% 323 1.3% 300 1.3% 136 1.6% 122 1.4% 77 1.2% 56 0.9% 55 0.8%
Black, Non-Hispanic 1,888 6.6% 1,736 6.4% 1,640 6.3% 1,705 6.5% 1,449 6.0% 1,341 6.0% 807 9.2% 551 6.3% 393 5.9% 286 4.6% 467 6.5%
White, Non-Hispanic 19,222 67.4% 18,449 67.7% 17,432 66.7% 17,224 66.1% 15,948 66.2% 15,518 69.8% 6,551 74.8% 6,725 76.6% 5,221 79.0% 5,060 81.8% 6,189 86.3%
Unknown 2,553 9.0% 2,361 8.7% 2,460 9.4% 2,247 8.6% 1,990 8.3% 1,313 5.9% 44 0.5% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
                                             
Total All Races/Ethnicities 28,514   27,267   26,139   26,059   24,081   22,248   8,759   8,778   6,611   6,185   7,172  
Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics and National Science Foundation

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