National Statistics on Graduate Students in the Biomedical, Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Sciences
Graduate enrollment among U.S. citizens and permanent residents, by race/ethnicity

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Legend White, Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander Black, Non-Hispanic Hispanic Other or Unknown American Indian/Alaska Native Graduate enrollment among U.S. citizens and permanent residents, by race/ethnicity
X=2006;Y=71,227 X=2005;Y=70,118 X=2008;Y=72,718 X=2007;Y=73,082 X=2002;Y=65,290 X=2001;Y=63,715 X=2004;Y=68,389 X=2003;Y=66,925 X=2014;Y=67,434 X=2013;Y=68,776 X=2016;Y=65,312 X=2015;Y=67,111 X=2010;Y=69,956 X=2009;Y=71,346 X=2012;Y=69,384 X=2011;Y=70,222 X=1990;Y=63,013 X=1989;Y=61,476 X=1992;Y=66,287 X=1991;Y=64,417 X=1986;Y=60,192 X=1985;Y=59,890 X=1988;Y=60,451 X=1987;Y=60,329 X=1998;Y=66,360 X=1997;Y=66,471 X=2000;Y=63,545 X=1999;Y=66,415 X=1994;Y=68,027 X=1993;Y=67,094 X=1996;Y=66,909 X=1995;Y=67,376 X=2006;Y=9,596 X=2005;Y=9,081 X=2008;Y=9,024 X=2007;Y=9,594 X=2002;Y=7,425 X=2001;Y=7,362 X=2004;Y=8,518 X=2003;Y=8,001 X=2014;Y=9,647 X=2013;Y=9,645 X=2016;Y=9,751 X=2015;Y=9,952 X=2010;Y=9,500 X=2009;Y=9,487 X=2012;Y=9,783 X=2011;Y=9,968 X=1990;Y=3,247 X=1989;Y=2,740 X=1992;Y=4,167 X=1991;Y=3,505 X=1986;Y=2,139 X=1985;Y=1,866 X=1988;Y=2,579 X=1987;Y=2,363 X=1998;Y=6,584 X=1997;Y=6,478 X=2000;Y=6,755 X=1999;Y=6,888 X=1994;Y=5,656 X=1993;Y=4,965 X=1996;Y=6,323 X=1995;Y=6,090 X=2006;Y=6,228 X=2005;Y=6,092 X=2008;Y=6,369 X=2007;Y=6,357 X=2002;Y=5,021 X=2001;Y=4,915 X=2004;Y=5,720 X=2003;Y=5,340 X=2014;Y=5,695 X=2013;Y=5,906 X=2016;Y=5,964 X=2015;Y=5,929 X=2010;Y=6,119 X=2009;Y=6,227 X=2012;Y=6,090 X=2011;Y=6,152 X=1990;Y=2,699 X=1989;Y=2,567 X=1992;Y=3,366 X=1991;Y=2,901 X=1986;Y=2,333 X=1985;Y=2,334 X=1988;Y=2,553 X=1987;Y=2,397 X=1998;Y=4,657 X=1997;Y=4,449 X=2000;Y=4,836 X=1999;Y=4,757 X=1994;Y=4,005 X=1993;Y=3,733 X=1996;Y=4,267 X=1995;Y=4,110 X=2006;Y=6,953 X=2005;Y=6,746 X=2008;Y=7,335 X=2007;Y=7,316 X=2002;Y=6,125 X=2001;Y=5,729 X=2004;Y=6,516 X=2003;Y=6,353 X=2014;Y=8,732 X=2013;Y=8,457 X=2016;Y=10,313 X=2015;Y=9,829 X=2010;Y=7,639 X=2009;Y=7,424 X=2012;Y=8,233 X=2011;Y=8,013 X=1990;Y=2,919 X=1989;Y=2,613 X=1992;Y=3,265 X=1991;Y=3,221 X=1986;Y=2,208 X=1985;Y=2,138 X=1988;Y=2,532 X=1987;Y=2,453 X=1998;Y=4,088 X=1997;Y=4,119 X=2000;Y=5,358 X=1999;Y=4,959 X=1994;Y=3,483 X=1993;Y=3,572 X=1996;Y=3,898 X=1995;Y=3,858 X=2006;Y=6,927 X=2005;Y=6,951 X=2008;Y=8,222 X=2007;Y=7,589 X=2002;Y=4,811 X=2001;Y=4,864 X=2004;Y=6,035 X=2003;Y=5,553 X=2014;Y=8,486 X=2013;Y=8,313 X=2016;Y=8,044 X=2015;Y=8,353 X=2010;Y=8,429 X=2009;Y=8,249 X=2012;Y=8,286 X=2011;Y=8,102 X=1990;Y=1,695 X=1989;Y=2,154 X=1992;Y=2,371 X=1991;Y=2,039 X=1986;Y=2,911 X=1985;Y=2,822 X=1988;Y=2,217 X=1987;Y=2,551 X=1998;Y=3,746 X=1997;Y=3,536 X=2000;Y=4,437 X=1999;Y=4,318 X=1994;Y=2,740 X=1993;Y=2,739 X=1996;Y=3,134 X=1995;Y=3,162 X=2006;Y=637 X=2005;Y=608 X=2008;Y=738 X=2007;Y=690 X=2002;Y=513 X=2001;Y=564 X=2004;Y=571 X=2003;Y=545 X=2014;Y=612 X=2013;Y=629 X=2016;Y=513 X=2015;Y=599 X=2010;Y=669 X=2009;Y=706 X=2012;Y=643 X=2011;Y=677 X=1990;Y=377 X=1989;Y=285 X=1992;Y=443 X=1991;Y=383 X=1986;Y=235 X=1985;Y=212 X=1988;Y=270 X=1987;Y=242 X=1998;Y=536 X=1997;Y=561 X=2000;Y=560 X=1999;Y=515 X=1994;Y=495 X=1993;Y=438 X=1996;Y=556 X=1995;Y=510 Graduate enrollment among U.S. citizens and permanent residents, by race/ethnicity
 
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.