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Education Statistics > Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > Asian / Pacific Islander (per capita) (most recent) by state

DEFINITION: This is the count of all degrees awarded to Asians and Pacific Islanders. A degree is an award conferred by a college, university, or other postsecondary education institution as official recognition for the successful completion of a program of studies. "Asian / Pacific Islande" refers to persons having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, and Pacific Islands. This includes people from China, Japan, Korea, the Philippine Islands, American Samoa, India, and Vietnam. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
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Rank   States  Amount 
# 1     Hawaii: 5.52 per 1,000 people 
# 2     District of Columbia: 2.89 per 1,000 people 
# 3     California: 1.625 per 1,000 people 
# 4     Washington: 1.079 per 1,000 people 
# 5     Massachusetts: 0.923 per 1,000 people 
# 6     New York: 0.843 per 1,000 people 
# 7     Illinois: 0.746 per 1,000 people 
# 8     Maryland: 0.613 per 1,000 people 
# 9     New Jersey: 0.564 per 1,000 people 
# 10     Rhode Island: 0.558 per 1,000 people 
# 11     Oregon: 0.551 per 1,000 people 
# 12     Pennsylvania: 0.454 per 1,000 people 
# 13     Minnesota: 0.414 per 1,000 people 
# 14     Texas: 0.401 per 1,000 people 
= 15     Arizona: 0.397 per 1,000 people 
= 15     Colorado: 0.397 per 1,000 people 
# 17     Michigan: 0.394 per 1,000 people 
# 18     Nevada: 0.386 per 1,000 people 
# 19     Virginia: 0.382 per 1,000 people 
# 20     Connecticut: 0.381 per 1,000 people 
= 21     Florida: 0.326 per 1,000 people 
= 21     Georgia: 0.326 per 1,000 people 
# 23     Utah: 0.309 per 1,000 people 
= 24     Kansas: 0.302 per 1,000 people 
= 24     Missouri: 0.302 per 1,000 people 
# 26     Delaware: 0.293 per 1,000 people 
# 27     Wisconsin: 0.281 per 1,000 people 
# 28     North Carolina: 0.266 per 1,000 people 
# 29     Iowa: 0.258 per 1,000 people 
# 30     Nebraska: 0.251 per 1,000 people 
# 31     Vermont: 0.223 per 1,000 people 
# 32     New Hampshire: 0.221 per 1,000 people 
# 33     Indiana: 0.219 per 1,000 people 
= 34     Oklahoma: 0.208 per 1,000 people 
= 34     Louisiana: 0.208 per 1,000 people 
= 34     Ohio: 0.208 per 1,000 people 
# 37     Alaska: 0.196 per 1,000 people 
# 38     New Mexico: 0.188 per 1,000 people 
# 39     Tennessee: 0.15 per 1,000 people 
# 40     South Dakota: 0.133 per 1,000 people 
# 41     Alabama: 0.13 per 1,000 people 
# 42     Idaho: 0.127 per 1,000 people 
# 43     South Carolina: 0.126 per 1,000 people 
# 44     Kentucky: 0.125 per 1,000 people 
= 45     West Virginia: 0.11 per 1,000 people 
= 45     Maine: 0.11 per 1,000 people 
= 47     Arkansas: 0.101 per 1,000 people 
= 47     North Dakota: 0.101 per 1,000 people 
# 49     Wyoming: 0.098 per 1,000 people 
# 50     Montana: 0.088 per 1,000 people 
# 51     Mississippi: 0.065 per 1,000 people 
Weighted average: 0.5 per 1,000 people  

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