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Table 13. Graduate students in science, engineering, and health in all institutions, by field, citizenship, ethnicity, and race: 2006–12

Field 2006 2007olda 2007newa 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
All surveyed fields 597,643 607,823 619,499 631,489 631,645 632,652 626,820 627,243
   U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 446,625 450,251 460,294 463,450 459,648 458,492 450,523 443,697
      Hispanic or Latino 30,510 31,110 31,700 31,648 32,336 33,375 35,028 35,858
      Not Hispanic or Latino                
         American Indian or Alaska Native 2,689 2,777 2,862 3,286 3,042 2,884 2,741 2,507
         Asianc 36,635 36,924 37,297 36,579 37,310 37,228 37,516 37,119
         Black or African American 34,866 34,934 35,923 37,047 37,349 38,199 38,902 38,340
         Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 1,228 1,472 1,485 1,426 1,350 1,354 1,318 1,176
         White 299,275 298,917 306,001 306,989 302,677 299,993 293,640 287,786
         More than one racec 608 662 667 1,556 2,645 5,816 6,899 8,714
      Unknown ethnicity and race 40,814 43,455 44,359 44,919 42,939 39,643 34,479 32,197
   Temporary visa holders 151,018 157,572 159,205 168,039 171,997 174,160 176,297 183,546
   Science and engineering 486,287 502,375 516,199 529,275 545,685 556,532 560,941 561,418
      U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 343,603 353,142 365,091 369,781 382,342 390,403 392,160 385,343
         Hispanic or Latino 24,140 25,032 25,739 26,098 27,265 28,609 30,808 31,406
         Not Hispanic or Latino                
            American Indian or Alaska Native 2,112 2,168 2,262 2,618 2,549 2,500 2,392 2,188
            Asianc 29,232 30,134 30,697 30,356 31,754 32,185 33,147 32,700
            Black or African American 25,664 26,565 27,637 28,680 29,973 31,094 32,197 31,338
            Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 947 1,145 1,200 1,121 1,125 1,088 1,008 920
            White 227,993 232,043 240,204 242,623 250,443 255,256 256,096 250,783
            More than one racec 501 543 551 1,319 2,300 4,989 6,103 7,578
         Unknown ethnicity and race 33,014 35,512 36,801 36,966 36,933 34,682 30,409 28,430
      Temporary visa holders 142,684 149,233 151,108 159,494 163,343 166,129 168,781 176,075
      Science 363,246 372,120 384,523 391,419 401,008 407,291 414,440 413,033
         U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 275,905 282,785 293,792 295,530 303,700 308,108 312,846 308,042
            Hispanic or Latino 19,759 20,515 21,176 21,382 22,047 22,969 24,889 25,371
            Not Hispanic or Latino                
               American Indian or Alaska Native 1,822 1,882 1,972 2,272 2,205 2,171 2,075 1,910
               Asianc 20,182 20,818 21,261 20,808 21,976 21,915 23,000 22,878
               Black or African American 22,092 22,881 23,862 24,694 25,801 26,914 28,129 27,414
               Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 818 946 998 965 976 914 842 781
               White 184,700 187,292 194,875 195,037 200,047 202,386 205,437 201,326
               More than one racec 448 457 464 1,147 1,950 3,987 4,865 6,071
            Unknown ethnicity and race 26,084 27,994 29,184 29,225 28,698 26,852 23,609 22,291
         Temporary visa holders 87,341 89,335 90,731 95,889 97,308 99,183 101,594 104,991
         Agricultural sciences 13,016 13,222 13,528 14,153 15,200 15,656 16,129 16,234
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 10,341 10,487 10,631 11,047 11,938 12,416 12,702 12,676
               Hispanic or Latino 535 576 604 611 749 770 809 824
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 85 87 88 130 134 146 97 96
                  Asianc 311 311 320 352 366 340 364 381
                  Black or African American 453 431 434 470 406 482 499 491
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 27 22 20 32 33 37 27 26
                  White 8,384 8,452 8,572 8,725 9,421 9,867 10,142 10,031
                  More than one racec 21 15 15 53 66 109 141 193
               Unknown ethnicity and race 525 593 578 674 763 665 623 634
            Temporary visa holders 2,675 2,735 2,897 3,106 3,262 3,240 3,427 3,558
         Biological sciences 69,941 71,663 71,932 72,666 73,304 74,928 75,423 76,447
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 53,034 54,784 55,305 55,112 55,955 57,497 57,905 58,782
               Hispanic or Latino 3,289 3,470 3,474 3,498 3,719 3,970 4,224 4,463
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 310 300 302 335 330 361 330 314
                  Asianc 5,467 5,738 5,802 5,513 5,878 6,105 6,519 6,624
                  Black or African American 3,071 3,303 3,320 3,394 3,575 3,653 3,591 3,677
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 242 278 311 286 286 242 210 163
                  White 37,163 37,605 37,682 37,585 37,464 38,386 38,585 38,878
                  More than one racec 86 78 81 192 265 635 782 1,020
               Unknown ethnicity and race 3,406 4,012 4,333 4,309 4,438 4,145 3,664 3,643
            Temporary visa holders 16,907 16,879 16,627 17,554 17,349 17,431 17,518 17,665
         Communicationa ne ne 7,303 8,444 9,418 9,825 11,029 11,010
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb ne ne 6,150 7,049 7,806 8,301 9,386 9,195
               Hispanic or Latino ne ne 386 437 443 563 707 753
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native ne ne 32 50 52 63 60 44
                  Asianc ne ne 239 289 323 309 363 337
                  Black or African American ne ne 516 644 688 785 1,015 1,021
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc ne ne 4 16 25 18 19 27
                  White ne ne 4,400 4,880 5,506 5,848 6,538 6,213
                  More than one racec ne ne 1 23 86 119 151 223
               Unknown ethnicity and race ne ne 572 710 683 596 533 577
            Temporary visa holders ne ne 1,153 1,395 1,612 1,524 1,643 1,815
         Computer sciences 47,653 48,959 48,246 49,553 51,161 51,546 51,234 51,789
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 26,675 25,957 25,441 25,316 26,325 26,170 25,656 24,962
               Hispanic or Latino 1,207 1,191 1,170 1,227 1,371 1,455 1,618 1,647
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 105 96 94 130 128 125 101 85
                  Asianc 4,149 3,790 3,685 3,578 3,854 3,543 3,475 3,337
                  Black or African American 1,774 1,865 1,834 1,889 2,088 2,228 2,134 2,179
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 73 48 47 40 62 59 45 58
                  White 15,943 15,089 14,811 14,930 15,533 15,604 15,417 14,765
                  More than one racec 18 14 14 48 121 298 363 459
               Unknown ethnicity and race 3,406 3,864 3,786 3,474 3,168 2,858 2,503 2,432
            Temporary visa holders 20,978 23,002 22,805 24,237 24,836 25,376 25,578 26,827
         Earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences 14,920 14,675 14,100 14,389 14,839 15,655 15,820 16,069
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 12,153 11,952 11,488 11,612 12,082 12,729 12,730 12,863
               Hispanic or Latino 540 555 522 525 585 669 698 737
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 69 88 80 74 75 102 109 88
                  Asianc 363 403 372 372 389 402 425 457
                  Black or African American 263 279 272 301 311 328 321 314
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 26 18 16 15 26 19 16 14
                  White 10,116 9,783 9,443 9,354 9,651 10,141 10,145 10,138
                  More than one racec 14 13 13 37 55 146 174 255
               Unknown ethnicity and race 762 813 770 934 990 922 842 860
            Temporary visa holders 2,767 2,723 2,612 2,777 2,757 2,926 3,090 3,206
         Family and consumer sciences and human sciencesa ne ne 2,780 3,549 3,794 4,191 4,509 4,110
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb ne ne 2,534 3,214 3,452 3,804 4,075 3,673
               Hispanic or Latino ne ne 87 135 158 205 248 270
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native ne ne 23 22 23 26 24 16
                  Asianc ne ne 90 145 136 147 145 138
                  Black or African American ne ne 322 397 538 595 687 636
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc ne ne 0 0 1 2 9 13
                  White ne ne 1,870 2,247 2,390 2,548 2,700 2,418
                  More than one racec ne ne 3 9 5 37 46 63
               Unknown ethnicity and race ne ne 139 259 201 244 216 119
            Temporary visa holders ne ne 246 335 342 387 434 437
         Mathematical sciences 20,815 21,335 20,975 21,400 22,226 23,136 23,801 24,575
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 13,219 13,608 13,432 13,235 13,911 14,521 14,651 14,740
               Hispanic or Latino 695 764 758 710 788 794 892 956
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 59 47 45 58 47 51 54 35
                  Asianc 1,378 1,379 1,348 1,304 1,389 1,501 1,603 1,568
                  Black or African American 711 711 708 681 730 740 760 755
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 35 39 39 56 68 34 17 31
                  White 9,201 9,329 9,219 9,154 9,527 9,722 10,031 10,067
                  More than one racec 18 15 15 25 147 248 168 232
               Unknown ethnicity and race 1,122 1,324 1,300 1,247 1,215 1,431 1,126 1,096
            Temporary visa holders 7,596 7,727 7,543 8,165 8,315 8,615 9,150 9,835
         Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary studiesa ne ne 4,484 5,559 6,557 7,944 6,537 6,038
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb ne ne 3,788 4,653 5,528 6,707 5,495 4,947
               Hispanic or Latino ne ne 253 360 401 617 461 402
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native ne ne 52 55 54 50 43 41
                  Asianc ne ne 209 243 288 343 286 248
                  Black or African American ne ne 320 388 480 561 476 381
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc ne ne 15 13 14 8 9 9
                  White ne ne 2,457 2,959 3,422 4,199 3,579 3,197
                  More than one racec ne ne 1 7 32 72 85 101
               Unknown ethnicity and race ne ne 481 628 837 857 556 568
            Temporary visa holders ne ne 696 906 1,029 1,237 1,042 1,091
         Neurosciencea na na 1,584 2,012 2,356 2,798 4,117 4,547
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb na na 1,253 1,634 1,949 2,332 3,469 3,810
               Hispanic or Latino na na 81 100 118 166 269 297
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native na na 7 11 12 10 17 17
                  Asianc na na 137 180 218 244 380 388
                  Black or African American na na 61 67 88 86 132 154
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc na na 4 6 4 5 10 5
                  White na na 893 1,153 1,326 1,650 2,385 2,637
                  More than one racec na na 0 2 7 13 51 79
               Unknown ethnicity and race na na 70 115 176 158 225 233
            Temporary visa holders na na 331 378 407 466 648 737
          Physical sciences 36,901 37,111 36,824 37,319 38,149 38,973 39,694 39,928
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 22,144 22,636 22,417 22,556 23,071 23,652 24,138 24,277
               Hispanic or Latino 1,256 1,270 1,264 1,268 1,282 1,364 1,405 1,450
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 118 105 103 111 119 102 104 100
                  Asianc 1,713 1,847 1,833 1,735 1,818 1,785 1,974 2,001
                  Black or African American 1,009 984 980 1,009 979 1,008 1,003 987
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 40 45 44 36 53 38 46 36
                  White 16,325 16,628 16,451 16,520 16,933 17,319 17,656 17,691
                  More than one racec 25 28 28 85 90 268 326 428
               Unknown ethnicity and race 1,658 1,729 1,714 1,792 1,797 1,768 1,624 1,584
            Temporary visa holders 14,757 14,475 14,407 14,763 15,078 15,321 15,556 15,651
         Psychologyd 57,653 60,284 59,617 58,991 56,184 53,419 54,486 54,117
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 54,802 57,171 56,574 55,912 53,246 50,332 51,398 51,016
               Hispanic or Latino 5,222 5,526 5,506 5,543 5,003 4,859 5,396 5,423
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 344 404 402 398 384 353 356 340
                  Asianc 2,500 2,771 2,741 2,687 2,562 2,429 2,430 2,443
                  Black or African American 5,089 5,140 5,100 5,358 5,393 5,442 5,806 5,516
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 112 125 128 123 97 122 119 104
                  White 35,045 36,976 36,519 35,530 34,342 32,043 32,350 32,276
                  More than one racec 75 73 73 173 387 658 808 1,023
               Unknown ethnicity and race 6,415 6,156 6,105 6,100 5,078 4,426 4,133 3,891
            Temporary visa holders 2,851 3,113 3,043 3,079 2,938 3,087 3,088 3,101
         Social sciences 102,347 104,871 103,150 103,384 107,820 109,220 111,661 108,169
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 83,537 86,190 84,779 84,190 88,437 89,647 91,241 87,101
               Hispanic or Latino 7,015 7,163 7,071 6,968 7,430 7,537 8,162 8,149
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 732 755 744 898 847 782 780 734
                  Asianc 4,301 4,579 4,485 4,410 4,755 4,767 5,036 4,956
                  Black or African American 9,722 10,168 9,995 10,096 10,525 11,006 11,705 11,303
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 263 371 370 342 307 330 315 295
                  White 52,523 53,430 52,558 52,000 54,532 55,059 55,909 53,015
                  More than one racec 191 221 220 493 689 1,384 1,770 1,995
               Unknown ethnicity and race 8,790 9,503 9,336 8,983 9,352 8,782 7,564 6,654
            Temporary visa holders 18,810 18,681 18,371 19,194 19,383 19,573 20,420 21,068
      Engineering 123,041 130,255 131,676 137,856 144,677 149,241 146,501 148,385
         U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 67,698 70,357 71,299 74,251 78,642 82,295 79,314 77,301
            Hispanic or Latino 4,381 4,517 4,563 4,716 5,218 5,640 5,919 6,035
            Not Hispanic or Latino                
               American Indian or Alaska Native 290 286 290 346 344 329 317 278
               Asianc 9,050 9,316 9,436 9,548 9,778 10,270 10,147 9,822
               Black or African American 3,572 3,684 3,775 3,986 4,172 4,180 4,068 3,924
               Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 129 199 202 156 149 174 166 139
               White 43,293 44,751 45,329 47,586 50,396 52,870 50,659 49,457
               More than one racec 53 86 87 172 350 1,002 1,238 1,507
            Unknown ethnicity and race 6,930 7,518 7,617 7,741 8,235 7,830 6,800 6,139
         Temporary visa holders 55,343 59,898 60,377 63,605 66,035 66,946 67,187 71,084
         Aerospace engineering 4,482 4,616 4,616 4,902 5,266 5,540 5,691 5,069
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 2,998 3,090 3,090 3,311 3,605 3,893 4,045 3,614
               Hispanic or Latino 136 145 145 159 195 240 290 263
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 10 13 13 18 16 11 15 13
                  Asianc 311 346 346 363 370 416 432 333
                  Black or African American 79 81 81 103 108 92 92 79
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 1 0 0 3 7 3 5 4
                  White 1,969 2,152 2,152 2,244 2,485 2,702 2,820 2,563
                  More than one racec 0 3 3 3 23 49 59 65
               Unknown ethnicity and race 492 350 350 418 401 380 332 294
            Temporary visa holders 1,484 1,526 1,526 1,591 1,661 1,647 1,646 1,455
         Agricultural engineering 1,073 1,126 1,126 1,233 1,303 1,457 1,656 1,552
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 524 542 542 566 630 681 769 683
               Hispanic or Latino 16 14 14 21 27 30 34 38
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 5 2 2 2 1 4 3 3
                  Asianc 33 32 32 27 23 38 53 46
                  Black or African American 27 22 22 20 30 33 50 32
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 1 2 2 0 1 0 2 1
                  White 425 439 439 473 513 528 587 513
                  More than one racec 1 2 2 0 1 6 10 16
               Unknown ethnicity and race 16 29 29 23 34 42 30 34
            Temporary visa holders 549 584 584 667 673 776 887 869
         Architecturea na na 4,601 5,905 6,804 6,795 3,111 2,363
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb na na 3,707 4,840 5,611 5,548 2,344 1,632
               Hispanic or Latino na na 208 385 454 420 249 153
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native na na 15 42 32 36 17 11
                  Asianc na na 223 291 320 361 163 101
                  Black or African American na na 219 282 300 277 131 145
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc na na 5 8 5 8 3 2
                  White na na 2,730 3,417 3,968 3,928 1,536 1,093
                  More than one racec na na 1 12 32 95 54 36
               Unknown ethnicity and race na na 306 403 500 423 191 91
            Temporary visa holders na na 894 1,065 1,193 1,247 767 731
         Biomedical engineering 6,482 6,881 6,904 7,339 7,904 8,497 9,175 9,157
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 4,298 4,524 4,541 4,772 5,237 5,803 6,359 6,313
               Hispanic or Latino 237 242 242 226 301 325 363 424
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 18 19 19 21 20 19 18 18
                  Asianc 863 939 940 919 1,101 1,185 1,442 1,371
                  Black or African American 204 206 206 224 245 240 271 265
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 14 12 12 20 15 17 13 12
                  White 2,626 2,646 2,662 2,932 3,142 3,526 3,741 3,704
                  More than one racec 9 8 8 14 43 77 109 132
               Unknown ethnicity and race 327 452 452 416 370 414 402 387
            Temporary visa holders 2,184 2,357 2,363 2,567 2,667 2,694 2,816 2,844
         Chemical engineering 7,261 7,383 7,584 7,892 8,188 8,668 8,828 9,222
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 3,685 3,647 3,744 3,821 4,022 4,272 4,402 4,473
               Hispanic or Latino 277 261 261 238 225 279 284 296
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 20 16 16 15 14 18 17 16
                  Asianc 485 455 465 492 533 588 627 626
                  Black or African American 149 149 155 150 172 164 169 171
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 11 20 20 2 3 16 22 7
                  White 2,556 2,520 2,601 2,672 2,809 2,872 2,955 3,032
                  More than one racec 3 1 1 9 12 40 60 73
               Unknown ethnicity and race 184 225 225 243 254 295 268 252
            Temporary visa holders 3,576 3,736 3,840 4,071 4,166 4,396 4,426 4,749
         Civil engineeringa 17,802 19,867 16,071 16,931 18,638 19,559 19,596 19,922
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 11,421 13,051 9,972 10,477 11,750 12,482 12,221 11,984
               Hispanic or Latino 967 1,068 892 796 915 1,091 1,136 1,177
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 62 70 58 50 59 55 63 49
                  Asianc 936 1,029 851 921 1,109 1,244 1,193 1,133
                  Black or African American 508 603 461 475 528 594 545 550
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 21 25 23 28 27 42 40 19
                  White 7,971 9,115 6,807 7,265 7,884 8,245 8,118 7,911
                  More than one racec 7 6 6 24 51 270 314 368
               Unknown ethnicity and race 949 1,135 874 918 1,177 941 812 777
            Temporary visa holders 6,381 6,816 6,099 6,454 6,888 7,077 7,375 7,938
         Electrical engineering 38,265 40,207 40,588 41,164 41,218 41,336 41,580 42,347
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 16,166 15,759 16,024 16,042 15,936 16,109 15,985 15,301
               Hispanic or Latino 1,044 979 996 1,007 1,072 1,157 1,196 1,219
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 46 47 48 61 54 48 51 56
                  Asianc 3,388 3,035 3,100 3,086 3,015 2,956 2,878 2,735
                  Black or African American 828 842 861 864 900 937 951 823
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 26 64 64 41 26 29 21 21
                  White 8,875 8,789 8,933 8,734 8,908 9,035 8,974 8,722
                  More than one racec 19 16 16 30 63 157 222 258
               Unknown ethnicity and race 1,940 1,987 2,006 2,219 1,898 1,790 1,692 1,467
            Temporary visa holders 22,099 24,448 24,564 25,122 25,282 25,227 25,595 27,046
         Engineering science 2,046 1,843 1,806 2,099 2,168 2,071 2,101 2,227
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 1,170 1,024 989 1,216 1,229 1,185 1,163 1,213
               Hispanic or Latino 46 35 32 63 69 65 66 65
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 9 8 7 7 6 3 2 3
                  Asianc 156 153 141 142 134 146 128 133
                  Black or African American 44 28 28 42 51 44 49 36
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 3 2 2 3 0 0 1 2
                  White 830 719 709 827 821 784 765 799
                  More than one racec 3 1 1 3 5 24 31 26
               Unknown ethnicity and race 79 78 69 129 143 119 121 149
            Temporary visa holders 876 819 817 883 939 886 938 1,014
         Industrial engineering 13,829 14,290 14,474 15,692 15,825 15,205 14,494 14,469
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 9,249 9,020 9,090 9,464 9,511 9,028 8,552 8,233
               Hispanic or Latino 664 661 664 703 717 677 716 692
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 55 46 47 51 61 43 39 35
                  Asianc 995 1,022 1,057 1,066 959 914 792 807
                  Black or African American 763 741 734 849 826 708 666 681
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 15 10 11 3 18 14 12 15
                  White 5,586 5,300 5,293 5,543 5,305 5,011 4,893 4,849
                  More than one racec 0 2 2 47 41 63 87 114
               Unknown ethnicity and race 1,171 1,238 1,282 1,202 1,584 1,598 1,347 1,040
            Temporary visa holders 4,580 5,270 5,384 6,228 6,314 6,177 5,942 6,236
         Mechanical engineering 17,919 18,366 18,347 19,585 21,243 22,509 21,883 23,088
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 10,205 10,495 10,481 11,075 11,893 12,986 12,635 12,859
               Hispanic or Latino 621 653 656 685 749 827 948 1,012
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 32 33 33 37 43 46 44 34
                  Asianc 914 1,224 1,225 1,258 1,197 1,328 1,361 1,447
                  Black or African American 419 409 408 425 431 456 463 431
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 26 18 18 22 28 24 24 21
                  White 7,337 7,232 7,213 7,591 8,334 9,135 8,779 8,745
                  More than one racec 4 41 41 12 48 129 159 243
               Unknown ethnicity and race 852 885 887 1,045 1,063 1,041 857 926
            Temporary visa holders 7,714 7,871 7,866 8,510 9,350 9,523 9,248 10,229
         Metallurgical and materials engineering 5,268 5,365 5,314 5,539 5,863 6,274 6,649 6,985
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 2,690 2,739 2,719 2,796 2,949 3,197 3,315 3,425
               Hispanic or Latino 98 116 117 118 145 170 213 240
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 8 9 9 13 11 12 10 9
                  Asianc 335 331 328 350 361 416 424 427
                  Black or African American 129 131 127 126 112 130 127 121
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 2 10 10 9 1 2 6 18
                  White 1,926 1,924 1,900 1,988 2,119 2,252 2,290 2,346
                  More than one racec 3 3 3 8 15 31 40 58
               Unknown ethnicity and race 189 215 225 184 185 184 205 206
            Temporary visa holders 2,578 2,626 2,595 2,743 2,914 3,077 3,334 3,560
         Mining engineering 244 307 222 290 312 419 500 356
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 129 183 130 165 197 197 218 195
               Hispanic or Latino 5 5 4 9 10 5 8 5
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 0
                  Asianc 1 10 8 7 9 4 7 8
                  Black or African American 3 7 0 4 8 12 10 7
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
                  White 108 151 111 133 156 160 175 154
                  More than one racec 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 5
               Unknown ethnicity and race 11 10 7 9 10 12 16 16
            Temporary visa holders 115 124 92 125 115 222 282 161
         Nuclear engineering 1,099 1,208 1,180 1,201 1,243 1,459 1,499 1,513
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 780 924 904 933 958 1,163 1,198 1,196
               Hispanic or Latino 60 49 48 47 42 53 54 68
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 2 2 2 4 4 4 4 3
                  Asianc 45 47 47 54 57 68 68 47
                  Black or African American 18 22 22 26 22 23 21 19
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 0 1 1 6 1 2 2 1
                  White 603 699 681 734 763 912 949 942
                  More than one racec 0 0 0 1 0 13 23 16
               Unknown ethnicity and race 52 104 103 61 69 88 77 100
            Temporary visa holders 319 284 276 268 285 296 301 317
         Petroleum engineering 813 1,014 1,014 1,009 1,190 1,295 1,301 1,525
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 195 258 258 217 252 293 313 389
               Hispanic or Latino 22 32 32 18 20 23 27 36
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2
                  Asianc 15 17 17 20 25 42 41 52
                  Black or African American 24 43 43 29 23 29 35 49
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                  White 117 150 150 138 176 184 192 234
                  More than one racec 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
               Unknown ethnicity and race 17 16 16 11 7 13 16 16
            Temporary visa holders 618 756 756 792 938 1,002 988 1,136
         Engineering nec 6,458 7,782 7,829 7,075 7,512 8,157 8,437 8,590
            U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 4,188 5,101 5,108 4,556 4,862 5,458 5,795 5,791
               Hispanic or Latino 188 257 252 241 277 278 335 347
               Not Hispanic or Latino                
                  American Indian or Alaska Native 22 21 21 21 21 28 33 26
                  Asianc 573 676 656 552 565 564 538 556
                  Black or African American 377 400 408 367 416 441 488 515
                  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 9 35 34 11 16 17 14 16
                  White 2,364 2,915 2,948 2,895 3,013 3,596 3,885 3,850
                  More than one racec 4 3 3 9 14 44 68 97
               Unknown ethnicity and race 651 794 786 460 540 490 434 384
            Temporary visa holders 2,270 2,681 2,721 2,519 2,650 2,699 2,642 2,799
   Healtha, d 111,356 105,448 103,300 102,214 85,960 76,120 65,879 65,825
      U.S. citizens and permanent residentsb 103,022 97,109 95,203 93,669 77,306 68,089 58,363 58,354
         Hispanic or Latino 6,370 6,078 5,961 5,550 5,071 4,766 4,220 4,452
         Not Hispanic or Latino                
            American Indian or Alaska Native 577 609 600 668 493 384 349 319
            Asianc 7,403 6,790 6,600 6,223 5,556 5,043 4,369 4,419
            Black or African American 9,202 8,369 8,286 8,367 7,376 7,105 6,705 7,002
            Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanderc 281 327 285 305 225 266 310 256
            White 71,282 66,874 65,797 64,366 52,234 44,737 37,544 37,003
            More than one racec 107 119 116 237 345 827 796 1,136
         Unknown ethnicity and race 7,800 7,943 7,558 7,953 6,006 4,961 4,070 3,767
      Temporary visa holders 8,334 8,339 8,097 8,545 8,654 8,031 7,516 7,471

na = not applicable; data were not collected at this level of detail. ne = not eligible; data were not collected for this field prior to 2007.
nec = not elsewhere classified.
a In 2007, eligible fields were reclassified, newly eligible fields were added, and the survey was redesigned to improve coverage and coding of eligible units. “2007new” presents data as collected in 2007; “2007old” shows data as they would have been collected in prior years. The science fields Communication and Family and consumer sciences and human sciences were newly eligible in 2007; data for these two fields begin in 2007new. The science field Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary studies was also added to the code list in 2007; some data reported in this field were reported under other fields before 2007 and are included in those fields in 2007old. Neuroscience is reported as a separate field of science in 2007new; data were reported under health field Neurology in 2007old and previous years. Architecture is reported as a separate field of engineering in 2007new; data were reported under Civil engineering in 2007old and previous years. See appendix A in http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/nsf10307/ for more detail.
b Ethnicity and race data are available only for U.S. citizens and permanent residents.
c Reporting of ethnicity and race in 2008–12 has been affected by changes in the reporting of ethnicity and race in the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Starting in 2008, IPEDS respondents were asked to use a new classification that included a category for two or more races (see http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/reic/resource.asp) and separate reporting of Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders from Asians. The new classification was optional in 2008 and 2009 IPEDS but mandatory beginning in 2010 and may have contributed to a significant increase in the reporting of Not Hispanic or Latino, More than one race.
d Beginning with 2008, more rigorous follow-up was done with institutions regarding the exclusion of practitioner-oriented graduate degree programs in Psychology and in Other health (a subfield of health). This change may affect interpretation of trends in these fields.
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, NSF-NIH Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering.
Data from survey cycle Fall 2012, as of December 2013.