National Statistics on Graduate Students in the Biomedical, Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Sciences
Primary mechanisms of graduate support in the behavioral and social sciences

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Legend Fellowships Traineeships Research Assistantships Teaching Assistantships Other Types of Support Self-support Primary mechanisms of graduate support in the behavioral and social sciences
X=2006;Y=4,668 X=2005;Y=4,654 X=2008;Y=4,500 X=2007;Y=4,464 X=2002;Y=4,523 X=2001;Y=4,432 X=2004;Y=4,423 X=2003;Y=4,382 X=2014;Y=4,539 X=2013;Y=4,893 X=2016;Y=4,456 X=2015;Y=4,563 X=2010;Y=4,537 X=2009;Y=4,383 X=2012;Y=4,519 X=2011;Y=4,532 X=1990;Y=2,937 X=1989;Y=2,721 X=1992;Y=3,464 X=1991;Y=3,047 X=1986;Y=2,653 X=1985;Y=2,511 X=1988;Y=2,702 X=1987;Y=2,581 X=1998;Y=4,131 X=1997;Y=4,042 X=2000;Y=4,488 X=1999;Y=4,396 X=1994;Y=3,545 X=1993;Y=3,714 X=1996;Y=3,921 X=1995;Y=3,709 X=2006;Y=1,081 X=2005;Y=1,089 X=2008;Y=964 X=2007;Y=925 X=2002;Y=1,221 X=2001;Y=1,290 X=2004;Y=943 X=2003;Y=1,143 X=2014;Y=953 X=2013;Y=902 X=2016;Y=1,033 X=2015;Y=915 X=2010;Y=1,122 X=2009;Y=1,112 X=2012;Y=1,035 X=2011;Y=1,015 X=1990;Y=1,299 X=1989;Y=1,377 X=1992;Y=1,325 X=1991;Y=1,349 X=1986;Y=1,467 X=1985;Y=1,690 X=1988;Y=1,398 X=1987;Y=1,423 X=1998;Y=1,138 X=1997;Y=1,161 X=2000;Y=1,239 X=1999;Y=1,042 X=1994;Y=1,183 X=1993;Y=1,183 X=1996;Y=1,346 X=1995;Y=1,266 X=2006;Y=5,857 X=2005;Y=5,861 X=2008;Y=6,503 X=2007;Y=6,240 X=2002;Y=5,453 X=2001;Y=5,142 X=2004;Y=5,825 X=2003;Y=5,570 X=2014;Y=5,231 X=2013;Y=5,403 X=2016;Y=5,308 X=2015;Y=5,379 X=2010;Y=6,050 X=2009;Y=6,178 X=2012;Y=5,755 X=2011;Y=5,952 X=1990;Y=4,521 X=1989;Y=4,252 X=1992;Y=4,553 X=1991;Y=4,574 X=1986;Y=3,578 X=1985;Y=3,519 X=1988;Y=4,091 X=1987;Y=3,725 X=1998;Y=4,955 X=1997;Y=4,798 X=2000;Y=4,921 X=1999;Y=4,931 X=1994;Y=4,872 X=1993;Y=4,902 X=1996;Y=4,835 X=1995;Y=4,801 X=2006;Y=9,283 X=2005;Y=8,814 X=2008;Y=9,654 X=2007;Y=9,267 X=2002;Y=8,155 X=2001;Y=7,886 X=2004;Y=8,527 X=2003;Y=8,517 X=2014;Y=10,199 X=2013;Y=9,825 X=2016;Y=9,814 X=2015;Y=10,010 X=2010;Y=9,708 X=2009;Y=9,809 X=2012;Y=9,862 X=2011;Y=9,731 X=1990;Y=7,426 X=1989;Y=7,362 X=1992;Y=7,829 X=1991;Y=7,554 X=1986;Y=6,874 X=1985;Y=6,670 X=1988;Y=7,084 X=1987;Y=7,024 X=1998;Y=8,102 X=1997;Y=8,372 X=2000;Y=7,983 X=1999;Y=8,215 X=1994;Y=8,152 X=1993;Y=8,210 X=1996;Y=8,272 X=1995;Y=8,218 X=2006;Y=2,782 X=2005;Y=2,618 X=2008;Y=2,755 X=2007;Y=3,374 X=2002;Y=2,455 X=2001;Y=2,719 X=2004;Y=2,896 X=2003;Y=2,749 X=2014;Y=2,412 X=2013;Y=2,564 X=2016;Y=2,754 X=2015;Y=2,617 X=2010;Y=2,812 X=2009;Y=2,779 X=2012;Y=2,748 X=2011;Y=2,602 X=1990;Y=3,248 X=1989;Y=2,862 X=1992;Y=3,013 X=1991;Y=3,215 X=1986;Y=3,188 X=1985;Y=2,669 X=1988;Y=2,665 X=1987;Y=3,006 X=1998;Y=3,282 X=1997;Y=3,271 X=2000;Y=2,663 X=1999;Y=3,331 X=1994;Y=3,170 X=1993;Y=2,878 X=1996;Y=2,700 X=1995;Y=2,844 X=2006;Y=11,238 X=2005;Y=11,555 X=2008;Y=12,775 X=2007;Y=12,318 X=2002;Y=10,674 X=2001;Y=11,797 X=2004;Y=11,066 X=2003;Y=10,904 X=2014;Y=11,048 X=2013;Y=11,628 X=2016;Y=10,711 X=2015;Y=10,913 X=2010;Y=11,511 X=2009;Y=12,640 X=2012;Y=11,609 X=2011;Y=12,068 X=1990;Y=12,146 X=1989;Y=12,074 X=1992;Y=13,485 X=1991;Y=12,813 X=1986;Y=10,585 X=1985;Y=10,356 X=1988;Y=11,556 X=1987;Y=11,445 X=1998;Y=12,670 X=1997;Y=12,922 X=2000;Y=12,241 X=1999;Y=12,552 X=1994;Y=13,396 X=1993;Y=13,265 X=1996;Y=13,128 X=1995;Y=13,253 Primary mechanisms of graduate support in the behavioral and social sciences
 
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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.