National Statistics on Graduate Students in the Biomedical, Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Sciences
Total graduate enrollment and first-time, full-time enrollment

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Legend Total graduate enrollment First-time, full-time enrollment Total graduate enrollment and first-time, full-time enrollment
X=2006;Y=22,835 X=2005;Y=22,860 X=2008;Y=24,404 X=2007;Y=23,568 X=2002;Y=20,602 X=2001;Y=19,544 X=2004;Y=22,247 X=2003;Y=21,799 X=2014;Y=24,978 X=2013;Y=25,331 X=2016;Y=27,053 X=2015;Y=26,147 X=2010;Y=25,293 X=2009;Y=25,141 X=2012;Y=26,025 X=2011;Y=25,768 X=1990;Y=17,873 X=1989;Y=17,468 X=1992;Y=19,283 X=1991;Y=18,566 X=1986;Y=15,799 X=1985;Y=15,901 X=1988;Y=16,574 X=1987;Y=16,140 X=1998;Y=19,072 X=1997;Y=18,557 X=2000;Y=18,744 X=1999;Y=18,847 X=1994;Y=19,076 X=1993;Y=18,867 X=1996;Y=18,242 X=1995;Y=18,805 X=2006;Y=125,695 X=2005;Y=123,412 X=2008;Y=129,680 X=2007;Y=128,642 X=2002;Y=108,949 X=2001;Y=104,898 X=2004;Y=118,637 X=2003;Y=114,459 X=2014;Y=126,248 X=2013;Y=127,510 X=2016;Y=125,446 X=2015;Y=127,595 X=2010;Y=127,549 X=2009;Y=128,493 X=2012;Y=128,300 X=2011;Y=128,613 X=1990;Y=89,091 X=1989;Y=86,000 X=1992;Y=96,495 X=1991;Y=92,684 X=1986;Y=80,288 X=1985;Y=78,491 X=1988;Y=83,351 X=1987;Y=81,708 X=1998;Y=101,281 X=1997;Y=100,502 X=2000;Y=102,218 X=1999;Y=103,608 X=1994;Y=100,983 X=1993;Y=98,985 X=1996;Y=100,160 X=1995;Y=100,811 Total graduate enrollment and first-time, full-time enrollment
 
Notes:
See https://report.nih.gov/nihdatabook/help/FieldClassification.html for more information about the fields that make up the biomedical, behavioral and social, and clinical sciences.

Source: National Institutes of Health, NSF-NIH Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering.