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=2005;Y=13,579 X=2006;Y=13,432 X=2007;Y=13,441 X=2004;Y=12,885 X=2001;Y=11,903 X=2002;Y=12,665 X=2003;Y=12,618 X=2008;Y=13,554 X=2013;Y=15,215 X=2014;Y=15,335 X=2015;Y=15,492 X=2012;Y=14,562 X=2009;Y=13,344 X=2010;Y=13,923 X=2011;Y=13,887 X=2000;Y=11,770 X=1989;Y=7,656 X=1990;Y=8,043 X=1991;Y=8,306 X=1988;Y=7,189 X=1985;Y=6,807 X=1986;Y=7,100 X=1987;Y=7,154 X=1992;Y=9,351 X=1997;Y=10,539 X=1998;Y=10,867 X=1999;Y=11,671 X=1996;Y=10,178 X=1993;Y=9,711 X=1994;Y=9,935 X=1995;Y=9,896 X=2005;Y=8,500 X=2006;Y=8,377 X=2007;Y=8,226 X=2004;Y=8,119 X=2001;Y=7,688 X=2002;Y=8,034 X=2003;Y=8,411 X=2008;Y=8,574 X=2013;Y=7,354 X=2014;Y=7,353 X=2015;Y=7,299 X=2012;Y=7,986 X=2009;Y=8,672 X=2010;Y=8,356 X=2011;Y=8,585 X=2000;Y=7,665 X=1989;Y=6,703 X=1990;Y=6,978 X=1991;Y=7,180 X=1988;Y=6,580 X=1985;Y=6,287 X=1986;Y=6,099 X=1987;Y=6,284 X=1992;Y=7,038 X=1997;Y=7,117 X=1998;Y=7,439 X=1999;Y=7,609 X=1996;Y=7,782 X=1993;Y=7,029 X=1994;Y=7,418 X=1995;Y=7,701 X=2005;Y=34,196 X=2006;Y=34,842 X=2007;Y=35,124 X=2004;Y=32,839 X=2001;Y=26,545 X=2002;Y=28,764 X=2003;Y=31,208 X=2008;Y=35,257 X=2013;Y=33,532 X=2014;Y=32,121 X=2015;Y=32,581 X=2012;Y=34,586 X=2009;Y=35,437 X=2010;Y=35,638 X=2011;Y=35,756 X=2000;Y=25,045 X=1989;Y=19,121 X=1990;Y=20,153 X=1991;Y=21,426 X=1988;Y=17,703 X=1985;Y=13,550 X=1986;Y=14,702 X=1987;Y=15,851 X=1992;Y=22,398 X=1997;Y=24,060 X=1998;Y=24,284 X=1999;Y=24,488 X=1996;Y=24,030 X=1993;Y=23,905 X=1994;Y=24,709 X=1995;Y=24,588 X=2005;Y=18,173 X=2006;Y=18,967 X=2007;Y=19,305 X=2004;Y=17,595 X=2001;Y=16,346 X=2002;Y=16,845 X=2003;Y=17,632 X=2008;Y=19,579 X=2013;Y=20,686 X=2014;Y=20,844 X=2015;Y=21,060 X=2012;Y=20,592 X=2009;Y=19,480 X=2010;Y=19,383 X=2011;Y=19,804 X=2000;Y=16,342 X=1989;Y=15,704 X=1990;Y=15,552 X=1991;Y=15,752 X=1988;Y=15,120 X=1985;Y=15,249 X=1986;Y=15,221 X=1987;Y=15,071 X=1992;Y=16,231 X=1997;Y=17,037 X=1998;Y=16,837 X=1999;Y=16,666 X=1996;Y=17,126 X=1993;Y=16,812 X=1994;Y=16,963 X=1995;Y=17,036 X=2005;Y=6,367 X=2006;Y=7,213 X=2007;Y=7,944 X=2004;Y=6,645 X=2001;Y=5,506 X=2002;Y=5,452 X=2003;Y=6,065 X=2008;Y=7,305 X=2013;Y=7,161 X=2014;Y=7,554 X=2015;Y=7,861 X=2012;Y=7,630 X=2009;Y=7,905 X=2010;Y=8,029 X=2011;Y=7,212 X=2000;Y=5,153 X=1989;Y=4,713 X=1990;Y=5,297 X=1991;Y=5,413 X=1988;Y=4,771 X=1985;Y=4,617 X=1986;Y=5,211 X=1987;Y=5,243 X=1992;Y=5,357 X=1997;Y=5,590 X=1998;Y=5,691 X=1999;Y=5,850 X=1996;Y=5,017 X=1993;Y=5,161 X=1994;Y=5,533 X=1995;Y=5,213 X=2005;Y=22,867 X=2006;Y=23,174 X=2007;Y=24,350 X=2004;Y=21,272 X=2001;Y=19,657 X=2002;Y=19,543 X=2003;Y=20,308 X=2008;Y=24,708 X=2013;Y=25,200 X=2014;Y=24,968 X=2015;Y=25,094 X=2012;Y=24,368 X=2009;Y=24,485 X=2010;Y=23,842 X=2011;Y=24,199 X=2000;Y=19,907 X=1989;Y=16,974 X=1990;Y=16,994 X=1991;Y=18,125 X=1988;Y=16,611 X=1985;Y=16,049 X=1986;Y=16,150 X=1987;Y=16,426 X=1992;Y=19,144 X=1997;Y=19,934 X=1998;Y=19,703 X=1999;Y=20,030 X=1996;Y=19,828 X=1993;Y=19,583 X=1994;Y=19,727 X=1995;Y=19,919 Primary mechanisms of graduate support
 
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See http://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.