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

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Legend Fellowships Traineeships Research Assistantships Teaching Assistantships Other Types of Support Self-support Primary mechanisms of graduate support
X=2006;Y=13,484 X=2005;Y=13,627 X=2008;Y=13,593 X=2007;Y=13,455 X=2002;Y=12,749 X=2001;Y=11,929 X=2004;Y=12,911 X=2003;Y=12,635 X=2014;Y=15,375 X=2013;Y=15,331 X=2016;Y=14,894 X=2015;Y=15,537 X=2010;Y=14,005 X=2009;Y=13,417 X=2012;Y=14,634 X=2011;Y=13,960 X=1990;Y=8,047 X=1989;Y=7,658 X=1992;Y=9,372 X=1991;Y=8,327 X=1986;Y=7,100 X=1985;Y=6,808 X=1988;Y=7,191 X=1987;Y=7,155 X=1998;Y=10,898 X=1997;Y=10,568 X=2000;Y=11,803 X=1999;Y=11,698 X=1994;Y=9,968 X=1993;Y=9,739 X=1996;Y=10,212 X=1995;Y=9,932 X=2006;Y=8,384 X=2005;Y=8,515 X=2008;Y=8,595 X=2007;Y=8,232 X=2002;Y=8,029 X=2001;Y=7,683 X=2004;Y=8,132 X=2003;Y=8,428 X=2014;Y=7,370 X=2013;Y=7,357 X=2016;Y=7,994 X=2015;Y=7,322 X=2010;Y=8,359 X=2009;Y=8,673 X=2012;Y=7,995 X=2011;Y=8,589 X=1990;Y=6,981 X=1989;Y=6,705 X=1992;Y=7,043 X=1991;Y=7,188 X=1986;Y=6,103 X=1985;Y=6,292 X=1988;Y=6,582 X=1987;Y=6,288 X=1998;Y=7,440 X=1997;Y=7,117 X=2000;Y=7,663 X=1999;Y=7,610 X=1994;Y=7,419 X=1993;Y=7,029 X=1996;Y=7,782 X=1995;Y=7,701 X=2006;Y=34,881 X=2005;Y=34,239 X=2008;Y=35,274 X=2007;Y=35,175 X=2002;Y=28,780 X=2001;Y=26,608 X=2004;Y=32,887 X=2003;Y=31,261 X=2014;Y=32,191 X=2013;Y=33,624 X=2016;Y=31,781 X=2015;Y=32,636 X=2010;Y=35,700 X=2009;Y=35,488 X=2012;Y=34,644 X=2011;Y=35,815 X=1990;Y=20,158 X=1989;Y=19,128 X=1992;Y=22,465 X=1991;Y=21,520 X=1986;Y=14,706 X=1985;Y=13,552 X=1988;Y=17,707 X=1987;Y=15,852 X=1998;Y=24,327 X=1997;Y=24,114 X=2000;Y=25,094 X=1999;Y=24,521 X=1994;Y=24,753 X=1993;Y=23,964 X=1996;Y=24,066 X=1995;Y=24,629 X=2006;Y=19,027 X=2005;Y=18,252 X=2008;Y=19,623 X=2007;Y=19,364 X=2002;Y=16,891 X=2001;Y=16,404 X=2004;Y=17,699 X=2003;Y=17,736 X=2014;Y=20,951 X=2013;Y=20,764 X=2016;Y=20,771 X=2015;Y=21,160 X=2010;Y=19,440 X=2009;Y=19,562 X=2012;Y=20,656 X=2011;Y=19,852 X=1990;Y=15,552 X=1989;Y=15,705 X=1992;Y=16,301 X=1991;Y=15,831 X=1986;Y=15,221 X=1985;Y=15,249 X=1988;Y=15,122 X=1987;Y=15,071 X=1998;Y=16,919 X=1997;Y=17,126 X=2000;Y=16,422 X=1999;Y=16,739 X=1994;Y=17,059 X=1993;Y=16,899 X=1996;Y=17,208 X=1995;Y=17,124 X=2006;Y=7,166 X=2005;Y=6,309 X=2008;Y=7,245 X=2007;Y=7,928 X=2002;Y=5,400 X=2001;Y=5,478 X=2004;Y=6,587 X=2003;Y=6,011 X=2014;Y=7,500 X=2013;Y=7,094 X=2016;Y=8,093 X=2015;Y=7,788 X=2010;Y=7,972 X=2009;Y=7,852 X=2012;Y=7,564 X=2011;Y=7,136 X=1990;Y=5,297 X=1989;Y=4,713 X=1992;Y=5,360 X=1991;Y=5,416 X=1986;Y=5,212 X=1985;Y=4,617 X=1988;Y=4,771 X=1987;Y=5,243 X=1998;Y=5,700 X=1997;Y=5,595 X=2000;Y=5,140 X=1999;Y=5,838 X=1994;Y=5,533 X=1993;Y=5,161 X=1996;Y=5,027 X=1995;Y=5,213 X=2006;Y=23,198 X=2005;Y=22,877 X=2008;Y=24,761 X=2007;Y=24,320 X=2002;Y=19,583 X=2001;Y=19,670 X=2004;Y=21,332 X=2003;Y=20,366 X=2014;Y=24,945 X=2013;Y=25,178 X=2016;Y=25,022 X=2015;Y=25,079 X=2010;Y=23,790 X=2009;Y=24,424 X=2012;Y=24,317 X=2011;Y=24,172 X=1990;Y=17,006 X=1989;Y=16,983 X=1992;Y=19,162 X=1991;Y=18,145 X=1986;Y=16,156 X=1985;Y=16,055 X=1988;Y=16,620 X=1987;Y=16,437 X=1998;Y=19,715 X=1997;Y=19,942 X=2000;Y=19,888 X=1999;Y=20,022 X=1994;Y=19,741 X=1993;Y=19,593 X=1996;Y=19,837 X=1995;Y=19,932 Primary mechanisms of graduate support
 
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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.