National Statistics on Graduate Students in the Biomedical, Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Sciences
Graduate enrollment, by gender

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Legend Male Female Graduate enrollment, by gender
X=2006;Y=48,789 X=2005;Y=48,147 X=2008;Y=49,857 X=2007;Y=49,163 X=2002;Y=44,153 X=2001;Y=42,672 X=2004;Y=46,599 X=2003;Y=46,046 X=2014;Y=50,941 X=2013;Y=51,070 X=2016;Y=49,966 X=2015;Y=51,102 X=2010;Y=50,264 X=2009;Y=50,080 X=2012;Y=51,379 X=2011;Y=51,045 X=1990;Y=42,050 X=1989;Y=41,285 X=1992;Y=44,364 X=1991;Y=43,311 X=1986;Y=39,829 X=1985;Y=39,741 X=1988;Y=40,471 X=1987;Y=40,168 X=1998;Y=43,535 X=1997;Y=43,950 X=2000;Y=42,430 X=1999;Y=43,571 X=1994;Y=45,521 X=1993;Y=44,954 X=1996;Y=44,246 X=1995;Y=45,054 X=2006;Y=76,906 X=2005;Y=75,265 X=2008;Y=79,823 X=2007;Y=79,479 X=2002;Y=64,796 X=2001;Y=62,226 X=2004;Y=72,038 X=2003;Y=68,413 X=2014;Y=75,307 X=2013;Y=76,440 X=2016;Y=75,480 X=2015;Y=76,493 X=2010;Y=77,285 X=2009;Y=78,413 X=2012;Y=76,921 X=2011;Y=77,568 X=1990;Y=47,041 X=1989;Y=44,715 X=1992;Y=52,131 X=1991;Y=49,373 X=1986;Y=40,459 X=1985;Y=38,750 X=1988;Y=42,880 X=1987;Y=41,540 X=1998;Y=57,746 X=1997;Y=56,552 X=2000;Y=59,788 X=1999;Y=60,037 X=1994;Y=55,462 X=1993;Y=54,031 X=1996;Y=55,914 X=1995;Y=55,757 Graduate enrollment, by gender
 
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.