National Statistics on Graduate Students in the Biomedical, Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Sciences
Primary mechanisms of graduate support in the biomedical 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 biomedical sciences
X=2006;Y=7,572 X=2005;Y=7,809 X=2008;Y=7,891 X=2007;Y=7,749 X=2002;Y=7,143 X=2001;Y=6,540 X=2004;Y=7,387 X=2003;Y=7,121 X=2014;Y=9,434 X=2013;Y=9,152 X=2016;Y=9,048 X=2015;Y=9,662 X=2010;Y=8,309 X=2009;Y=7,939 X=2012;Y=8,920 X=2011;Y=8,337 X=1990;Y=4,391 X=1989;Y=4,265 X=1992;Y=5,060 X=1991;Y=4,502 X=1986;Y=3,773 X=1985;Y=3,510 X=1988;Y=3,904 X=1987;Y=3,852 X=1998;Y=5,760 X=1997;Y=5,562 X=2000;Y=6,301 X=1999;Y=6,379 X=1994;Y=5,508 X=1993;Y=5,147 X=1996;Y=5,378 X=1995;Y=5,494 X=2006;Y=5,885 X=2005;Y=5,981 X=2008;Y=6,211 X=2007;Y=5,976 X=2002;Y=5,482 X=2001;Y=5,060 X=2004;Y=5,859 X=2003;Y=5,878 X=2014;Y=5,257 X=2013;Y=5,285 X=2016;Y=5,815 X=2015;Y=5,250 X=2010;Y=5,856 X=2009;Y=6,193 X=2012;Y=5,736 X=2011;Y=6,313 X=1990;Y=4,806 X=1989;Y=4,510 X=1992;Y=4,738 X=1991;Y=5,004 X=1986;Y=3,904 X=1985;Y=3,905 X=1988;Y=4,397 X=1987;Y=4,104 X=1998;Y=5,244 X=1997;Y=5,060 X=2000;Y=5,315 X=1999;Y=5,396 X=1994;Y=5,166 X=1993;Y=4,837 X=1996;Y=5,338 X=1995;Y=5,328 X=2006;Y=25,119 X=2005;Y=24,511 X=2008;Y=25,282 X=2007;Y=25,313 X=2002;Y=19,963 X=2001;Y=18,255 X=2004;Y=23,394 X=2003;Y=22,172 X=2014;Y=23,104 X=2013;Y=24,185 X=2016;Y=22,626 X=2015;Y=23,292 X=2010;Y=25,892 X=2009;Y=25,607 X=2012;Y=24,820 X=2011;Y=25,644 X=1990;Y=13,758 X=1989;Y=13,025 X=1992;Y=15,751 X=1991;Y=14,869 X=1986;Y=9,889 X=1985;Y=8,884 X=1988;Y=11,860 X=1987;Y=10,743 X=1998;Y=16,630 X=1997;Y=16,779 X=2000;Y=17,276 X=1999;Y=16,841 X=1994;Y=17,477 X=1993;Y=16,849 X=1996;Y=16,896 X=1995;Y=17,485 X=2006;Y=7,984 X=2005;Y=7,761 X=2008;Y=8,283 X=2007;Y=8,225 X=2002;Y=7,186 X=2001;Y=7,001 X=2004;Y=7,529 X=2003;Y=7,677 X=2014;Y=9,223 X=2013;Y=9,316 X=2016;Y=9,328 X=2015;Y=9,503 X=2010;Y=8,247 X=2009;Y=8,329 X=2012;Y=9,103 X=2011;Y=8,490 X=1990;Y=7,073 X=1989;Y=7,218 X=1992;Y=7,241 X=1991;Y=7,175 X=1986;Y=7,177 X=1985;Y=7,408 X=1988;Y=6,906 X=1987;Y=6,938 X=1998;Y=7,327 X=1997;Y=7,232 X=2000;Y=6,976 X=1999;Y=7,057 X=1994;Y=7,621 X=1993;Y=7,407 X=1996;Y=7,466 X=1995;Y=7,549 X=2006;Y=2,842 X=2005;Y=2,269 X=2008;Y=2,574 X=2007;Y=2,641 X=2002;Y=1,828 X=2001;Y=1,675 X=2004;Y=2,326 X=2003;Y=2,046 X=2014;Y=3,547 X=2013;Y=3,076 X=2016;Y=3,765 X=2015;Y=3,733 X=2010;Y=3,239 X=2009;Y=3,110 X=2012;Y=3,480 X=2011;Y=3,069 X=1990;Y=1,319 X=1989;Y=1,160 X=1992;Y=1,545 X=1991;Y=1,378 X=1986;Y=1,424 X=1985;Y=1,393 X=1988;Y=1,421 X=1987;Y=1,524 X=1998;Y=1,488 X=1997;Y=1,401 X=2000;Y=1,422 X=1999;Y=1,488 X=1994;Y=1,391 X=1993;Y=1,338 X=1996;Y=1,373 X=1995;Y=1,371 X=2006;Y=5,434 X=2005;Y=4,963 X=2008;Y=5,894 X=2007;Y=5,774 X=2002;Y=4,348 X=2001;Y=3,706 X=2004;Y=4,738 X=2003;Y=4,724 X=2014;Y=7,900 X=2013;Y=7,787 X=2016;Y=8,135 X=2015;Y=7,667 X=2010;Y=6,571 X=2009;Y=6,344 X=2012;Y=7,392 X=2011;Y=6,962 X=1990;Y=2,919 X=1989;Y=3,041 X=1992;Y=3,362 X=1991;Y=3,107 X=1986;Y=3,643 X=1985;Y=3,664 X=1988;Y=3,199 X=1987;Y=3,285 X=1998;Y=3,417 X=1997;Y=3,762 X=2000;Y=3,645 X=1999;Y=3,590 X=1994;Y=3,455 X=1993;Y=3,500 X=1996;Y=3,803 X=1995;Y=3,837 Primary mechanisms of graduate support in the biomedical 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.