Historical Degrees Awarded
1861 to Present
 
1861 1900 1940 1980
1870 1910 1950 1990
1880 1920 1960 2000
1890 1930 1970 2010
       
Year Annual
Degrees Awarded
Cumulative
Degrees Awarded

1861 12 12
1862 16 28
1863 7 35
1864 2 37
1865 8 45
1866 9 54
1867 0 54
1868 9 63
1869 1 64
1870 3 67
1871 5 72
1872 1 73
1873 5 78
1874 9 87
1875 4 91
1876 8 99
1877 3 102
1878 9 111
1879 9 120
1880 8 128
1881 5 133
1882 11 144
1883 7 151
1884 17 168
1885 12 180
1886 9 189
1887 3 192
1888 14 206
1889 16 222
1890 23 245
1891 15 260
1892 24 284
1893 23 307
1894 26 333
1895 35 368
1896 35 403
1897 44 447
1898 45 492
1899 47 539
1900 46 585
1901 55 640
1902 35 675
1903 74 749
1904 82 831
1905 107 938
1906 101 1,039
1907 145 1,184
1908 153 1,337
1909 165 1,502
1910 190 1,692
1911 252 1,944
1912 271 2,215
1913 324 2,539
1914 355 2,894
1915 411 3,305
1916 469 3,774
1917 446 4,220
1918 282 4,502
1919 231 4,733
1920 496 5,229
1921 558 5,787
1922 633 6,420
1923 632 7,052
1924 610 7,662
1925 691 8,353
1926 675 9,028
1927 734 9,762
1928 770 10,532
1929 820 11,352
1930 881 12,233
1931 995 13,228
1932 1,085 14,313
1933 1,169 15,482
1934 1,116 16,598
1935 1,154 17,752
1936 1,198 18,950
1937 1,225 20,175
1938 1,353 21,528
1939 1,608 23,136
1940 1,670 24,806
1941 1,621 26,427
1942 1,570 27,997
1943 1,639 29,636
1944 1,281 30,917
1945 679 31,596
1946 960 32,556
1947 1,589 34,145
1948 2,573 36,718
1949 3,016 39,734
1950 3,663 43,397
1951 3,292 46,689
1952 3,136 49,825
1953 2,920 52,745
1954 2,661 55,406
1955 2,867 58,273
1956 3,158 61,431
1957 3,399 64,830
1958 3,716 68,546
1959 3,731 72,277
1960 3,957 76,234
1961 4,086 80,320
1962 4,330 84,650
1963 4,664 89,314
1964 5,102 94,416
1965 5,608 100,024
1966 5,633 105,657
1967 6,008 111,665
1968 6,550 118,215
1969 7,996 126,211
1970 8,829 135,040
1971 9638 144,678
1972 10,178 154,856
1973 11,132 165,988
1974 10,848 179,836
1975 11,014 187,850
1976 11,702 199,552
1977 11,884 211,436
1978 11,668 223,104
1979 11,944 235,048
1980 11,455 246,503
1981 11,494 257,997
1982 12,096 270,093
1983 13,137 283,230
1984 11,558 294,788
1985 11,607 306,395
1986 11,490 317,885
1987 11,057 328,942
1988 10,935 339,877
1989 11,270 351,147
  1990* 12,702 363,849
1991 13,529 377,378
1992 13,817 391,195
1993 13,898 405,093
1994 14,036 419,129
1995 13,930 433,059
1996 13,515 446,574
1997 14,012 460,586
1998 14,141 474,727
1999 15,115 489,842
2000 15,931 505,773
2001 16,313 522,086
2002 16,542 538,628
2003 17,232 555,860
2004 17,844 573,704
2005 18,702 592,406
2006 18,399 610,805
2007 18,568 629,373
2008 18,326 647,699
2009 18,747 666,446
2010 20,634 687,080
2011 20,731 707,811

* Includes degrees conferred for Pennsylvania College of Technology from this year forward.



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