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TableGraduate enrollment in all institutions
Graduates students in science, engineering, and health
by field: 1975–2012
1science, engineering, and health
2science
3engineering
4female: 1977–2012
Full-time graduate students in science, engineering, and health, by field
5total: 1975–2012
6female: 1977–2012
7U.S. citizen and permanent resident: 1980–2012
8 with temporary visas: 1980–2012
Graduate students in all institutions: 2006–12
by detailed field in science, engineering, and health
9total
10female
11full-time
12first-time, full-time
by citizenship, ethnicity, and race
13total
14female
15full-time
Graduate students in doctorate-granting institutions: 2006–12
by detailed field in science, engineering, and health
16total
17in public institutions
full- and part-time enrollment
18by citizenship, ethnicity, and race
full-time enrollment
19by field and primary source of support
20by field and primary mechanism of support
Graduate students in all institutions: 2012
by citizenship, ethnicity, and race
21by detailed field
22female, by detailed field
23in science, by region, state, and institution
24in engineering, by region, state, and institution
Institutional rankings: 2006–12
25by 2012 graduate student total in science, engineering, and health
Black or African American full-time graduate students
26in all institutions and in HBCUs, by field and sex: 2008–12
Postdoctoral appointees, by field: 1979–2012
27science, engineering, and health
28science
29engineering
30female, in science, engineering, and health
31with temporary visas, in science, engineering, and health
Postdoctoral appointees in science, engineering, and health: 2006–12
by field
32total
33female
34by citizenship, ethnicity, and race
35in public institutions
36in private institutions
37by primary source of support
Postdoctoral appointees in science, engineering, and health: 2012
by field
38by sex and citizenship
39by primary source of support
40by primary mechanism of support
41by primary source of support, and primary mechanism of support
42by citizenship, ethnicity, and race
43female, by citizenship, ethnicity, and race
by region, state, institution, citizenship, ethnicity, and race
44in science
45in engineering
Institutional rankings: 2012
46by postdoctoral appointees total, by field
Postdoctoral appointees' doctoral degree characteristics: 2012
47degree type, by detailed field and citizenship
48origin of doctoral degree, by detailed field
49degree type, by primary mechanism of support and field
50origin of doctoral degree, citizenship, ethnicity, and race, by field
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Data from survey cycle Fall 2012
(finalized December 2013)

National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering, Fall 2012. http://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/gradpostdoc/.



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TableTechnical Tables
A-1Changes in the organizational unit listing: 2006–12
A-2Changes in the institution status: 2011–12
 
A-3NSF data collection series: 1972–2012
 
Science, engineering, and health organizational units
A-4in doctorate-granting institutions, by detailed field: 2006–12
A-5in master's-granting institutions, by detailed field: 2006–12
A-6response rates: 1975–2012
 
Imputation, by field and graduate enrollment or postdoctoral status: 2010–12
A-7for nonresponse in doctorate-granting institutions
A-8for nonresponse in master's-granting institutions
 
Imputation for graduate students and postdoctoral appointees in surveyed fields: 2012
A-9graduate students, by citizenship, ethnicity, race, enrollment status, and sex
A-10full-time graduate students, by source and mechanism of support, and sex
A-11postdoctoral appointees by citizenship, ethnicity, race, and sex
A-12postdoctoral appointees, by source and mechanism of support, and sex
A-13postdoctoral appointees, by type of doctoral degree, mechanism of support, and citizenship
A-14postdoctoral appointees, by origin of doctoral degree
A-15nonfaculty researchers, by type of doctoral degree, and sex
 
GSS and CIP Codes
A-16Crosswalk between 2010 Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) codes and Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering (GSS) Codes
Top of page.Top July 2014

Data from survey cycle Fall 2012
(finalized December 2013)