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Table 19. Full-time graduate students in science, engineering, and health in doctorate-granting institutions, by field and primary source of support: 2006–12

Field 2006 2007olda 2007newa 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
All surveyed fields 393,138 403,722 409,421 422,287 428,856 433,252 430,623 433,177
   Federal 82,901 80,403 80,691 76,903 80,244 85,272 84,259 80,035
      DOD 8,826 8,809 8,820 8,180 8,649 9,172 9,052 8,689
      DOE 4,469 4,277 4,280 4,335 4,601 5,500 5,724 5,339
      HHS 31,028 29,852 29,904 28,354 28,638 29,757 27,814 26,067
         NIH 27,543 26,885 26,918 25,913 26,454 27,521 25,613 24,155
         Other HHS 3,485 2,967 2,986 2,441 2,184 2,236 2,201 1,912
      NASA 2,352 2,309 2,312 2,328 2,418 2,459 2,375 2,160
      NSF 20,255 19,668 19,713 19,805 21,602 23,139 24,123 24,134
      USDA 2,994 2,790 2,804 2,759 2,697 3,041 2,854 2,661
      Other 12,977 12,698 12,858 11,142 11,639 12,204 12,317 10,985
   Nonfederal 182,496 188,778 191,992 199,764 198,999 197,668 199,581 204,641
      Institutional 154,856 162,019 165,084 174,047 172,414 171,734 173,723 177,377
      Domestic 25,017 23,901 24,041 21,962 22,666 21,822 21,314 22,194
      Foreign 2,623 2,858 2,867 3,755 3,919 4,112 4,544 5,070
   Self-support 127,741 134,541 136,738 145,620 149,613 150,312 146,783 148,501
   Science and engineering 331,382 342,430 350,133 362,344 376,569 386,384 388,995 392,563
      Federal 73,692 71,927 73,048 70,383 74,728 79,554 79,493 76,106
         DOD 8,465 8,475 8,497 7,864 8,411 8,898 8,851 8,531
         DOE 4,442 4,241 4,246 4,311 4,587 5,476 5,704 5,321
         HHS 24,331 23,621 24,461 23,947 24,682 25,586 24,660 23,349
            NIH 23,286 22,602 23,425 22,829 23,521 24,349 23,287 22,106
            Other HHS 1,045 1,019 1,036 1,118 1,161 1,237 1,373 1,243
         NASA 2,338 2,301 2,305 2,320 2,415 2,366 2,364 2,150
         NSF 19,972 19,446 19,515 19,599 21,433 22,946 23,927 24,010
         USDA 2,896 2,715 2,715 2,691 2,616 2,941 2,760 2,571
         Other 11,248 11,128 11,309 9,651 10,584 11,341 11,227 10,174
      Nonfederal 165,667 170,553 174,434 183,273 183,782 183,532 186,486 191,590
         Institutional 141,069 146,694 150,326 159,833 159,636 159,696 162,473 166,148
         Domestic 22,156 21,248 21,483 19,933 20,519 20,067 19,916 20,854
         Foreign 2,442 2,611 2,625 3,507 3,627 3,769 4,097 4,588
      Self-support 92,023 99,950 102,651 108,688 118,059 123,298 123,016 124,867
      Science 246,248 252,596 259,222 267,267 275,074 279,950 283,914 285,611
         Federal 52,441 51,020 51,974 49,682 51,903 54,399 54,386 51,964
            DOD 3,134 3,206 3,185 3,100 3,193 3,466 3,493 3,352
            DOE 2,508 2,484 2,482 2,475 2,523 2,782 2,873 2,729
            HHS 21,850 21,002 21,835 21,165 21,731 22,256 21,476 20,391
               NIH 20,940 20,138 20,954 20,180 20,758 21,248 20,329 19,352
               Other HHS 910 864 881 985 973 1,008 1,147 1,039
            NASA 1,292 1,302 1,298 1,304 1,295 1,367 1,364 1,238
            NSF 13,065 12,818 12,791 12,761 13,808 14,578 15,410 15,365
            USDA 2,564 2,411 2,415 2,392 2,333 2,606 2,476 2,308
            Other 8,028 7,797 7,968 6,485 7,020 7,344 7,294 6,581
         Nonfederal 125,705 129,084 132,568 138,955 138,952 138,691 142,045 146,182
            Institutional 110,816 114,596 117,932 125,045 124,895 124,920 128,289 131,297
            Domestic 13,283 12,921 13,075 11,866 11,909 11,566 11,426 12,254
            Foreign 1,606 1,567 1,561 2,044 2,148 2,205 2,330 2,631
         Self-support 68,102 72,492 74,680 78,630 84,219 86,860 87,483 87,465
         Agricultural sciences 8,977 9,103 9,276 9,564 10,246 10,505 10,889 10,815
            Federal 2,259 2,241 2,293 2,010 2,170 2,399 2,490 2,250
               DOD 25 58 57 26 23 26 32 38
               DOE 42 53 53 38 58 70 56 50
               HHS 78 74 74 68 69 77 70 59
                  NIH 67 52 52 61 52 68 52 43
                  Other HHS 11 22 22 7 17 9 18 16
               NASA 42 41 47 39 41 41 30 27
               NSF 216 257 257 222 265 339 373 338
               USDA 1,169 1,029 1,081 1,064 1,108 1,242 1,217 1,103
               Other 687 729 724 553 606 604 712 635
            Nonfederal 5,279 5,388 5,558 5,975 5,929 5,888 6,120 6,330
               Institutional 3,993 4,169 4,320 4,716 4,606 4,528 4,866 4,985
               Domestic 1,208 1,161 1,175 1,128 1,237 1,235 1,137 1,169
               Foreign 78 58 63 131 86 125 117 176
            Self-support 1,439 1,474 1,425 1,579 2,147 2,218 2,279 2,235
         Biological sciences 57,082 58,011 58,327 58,501 59,235 60,028 59,764 61,061
            Federal 22,091 20,925 20,868 19,841 20,420 21,139 20,247 19,061
               DOD 360 360 356 398 402 437 401 365
               DOE 213 178 177 176 198 208 184 165
               HHS 16,595 15,717 15,726 15,082 15,504 15,888 14,831 13,943
                  NIH 16,086 15,303 15,322 14,624 15,109 15,429 14,266 13,424
                  Other HHS 509 414 404 458 395 459 565 519
               NASA 81 65 67 51 54 65 62 53
               NSF 2,204 2,118 2,119 2,123 2,279 2,367 2,562 2,598
               USDA 904 901 841 791 769 830 778 765
               Other 1,734 1,586 1,582 1,220 1,214 1,344 1,429 1,172
            Nonfederal 27,341 28,551 28,413 29,065 28,681 28,185 28,835 30,361
               Institutional 23,134 24,465 24,355 25,173 24,818 24,415 25,155 26,490
               Domestic 3,918 3,816 3,792 3,515 3,401 3,268 3,197 3,314
               Foreign 289 270 266 377 462 502 483 557
            Self-support 7,650 8,535 9,046 9,595 10,134 10,704 10,682 11,639
         Communicationa ne ne 4,049 4,642 5,429 5,588 6,053 6,175
            Federal ne ne 116 91 119 137 147 133
               DOD ne ne 8 8 19 21 24 24
               DOE ne ne 0 0 1 1 2 4
               HHS ne ne 23 28 27 32 23 14
                  NIH ne ne 19 24 20 22 17 11
                  Other HHS ne ne 4 4 7 10 6 3
               NASA ne ne 0 0 0 0 0 1
               NSF ne ne 14 19 40 48 56 48
               USDA ne ne 7 5 5 4 5 4
               Other ne ne 64 31 27 31 37 38
            Nonfederal ne ne 2,512 3,028 3,222 3,185 3,545 3,576
               Institutional ne ne 2,303 2,725 2,921 2,898 3,311 3,299
               Domestic ne ne 185 293 289 269 217 256
               Foreign ne ne 24 10 12 18 17 21
            Self-support ne ne 1,421 1,523 2,088 2,266 2,361 2,466
         Computer sciences 26,937 28,285 27,874 28,850 29,669 30,080 30,407 31,739
            Federal 5,008 5,135 5,060 4,920 5,236 5,764 5,701 5,675
               DOD 1,196 1,243 1,220 1,201 1,216 1,299 1,260 1,258
               DOE 164 176 178 141 143 188 191 183
               HHS 310 358 357 367 341 385 389 317
                  NIH 268 331 329 324 307 330 345 284
                  Other HHS 42 27 28 43 34 55 44 33
               NASA 85 102 102 82 74 64 60 48
               NSF 2,708 2,744 2,693 2,630 2,874 3,157 3,193 3,194
               USDA 32 28 29 10 11 19 17 19
               Other 513 484 481 489 577 652 591 656
            Nonfederal 10,153 10,235 10,008 10,739 11,004 10,309 10,495 10,556
               Institutional 8,528 8,740 8,648 9,451 9,574 8,911 8,930 8,831
               Domestic 1,421 1,295 1,181 1,070 1,172 1,157 1,165 1,241
               Foreign 204 200 179 218 258 241 400 484
            Self-support 11,776 12,915 12,806 13,191 13,429 14,007 14,211 15,508
         Earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences 11,102 10,973 10,570 10,874 11,211 11,868 11,973 12,199
            Federal 3,285 3,275 3,161 3,090 3,078 3,272 3,350 3,284
               DOD 131 116 111 114 99 118 151 154
               DOE 117 148 145 148 145 176 217 189
               HHS 64 26 26 30 36 34 27 45
                  NIH 55 25 25 22 24 24 22 32
                  Other HHS 9 1 1 8 12 10 5 13
               NASA 417 429 417 433 444 458 487 471
               NSF 1,537 1,496 1,445 1,445 1,459 1,571 1,688 1,631
               USDA 70 79 67 71 50 44 45 38
               Other 949 981 950 849 845 871 735 756
            Nonfederal 5,846 5,696 5,461 5,810 5,965 6,166 6,147 6,233
               Institutional 4,787 4,811 4,603 4,898 5,039 5,217 5,245 5,370
               Domestic 980 788 768 769 775 769 758 712
               Foreign 79 97 90 143 151 180 144 151
            Self-support 1,971 2,002 1,948 1,974 2,168 2,430 2,476 2,682
         Family and consumer sciences and human sciencesa ne ne 1,489 1,754 1,903 2,118 2,348 2,169
            Federal ne ne 91 99 111 123 152 134
               DOD ne ne 3 6 7 3 1 2
               DOE ne ne 0 0 0 0 0 0
               HHS ne ne 47 38 49 56 57 52
                  NIH ne ne 31 28 40 39 35 35
                  Other HHS ne ne 16 10 9 17 22 17
               NASA ne ne 0 0 0 0 0 0
               NSF ne ne 9 9 13 11 18 15
               USDA ne ne 4 24 11 19 22 21
               Other ne ne 28 22 31 34 54 44
            Nonfederal ne ne 821 1,053 1,033 1,187 1,281 1,249
               Institutional ne ne 743 951 928 1,097 1,172 1,124
               Domestic ne ne 78 100 103 83 99 120
               Foreign ne ne 0 2 2 7 10 5
            Self-support ne ne 577 602 759 808 915 786
         Mathematical sciences 14,995 15,311 15,013 15,636 16,328 16,917 17,587 18,192
            Federal 1,738 1,691 1,654 1,594 1,869 1,854 1,917 1,856
               DOD 175 173 162 169 148 164 152 140
               DOE 64 54 53 49 51 61 64 67
               HHS 178 189 192 171 205 217 210 224
                  NIH 152 159 163 155 183 198 197 204
                  Other HHS 26 30 29 16 22 19 13 20
               NASA 18 16 12 13 20 18 18 17
               NSF 1,006 987 963 977 1,139 1,097 1,191 1,155
               USDA 19 19 19 15 16 36 39 38
               Other 278 253 253 200 290 261 243 215
            Nonfederal 10,369 10,578 10,500 11,026 10,981 11,238 11,490 12,010
               Institutional 9,910 10,063 9,997 10,606 10,507 10,746 11,054 11,502
               Domestic 390 460 455 324 349 338 302 347
               Foreign 69 55 48 96 125 154 134 161
            Self-support 2,888 3,042 2,859 3,016 3,478 3,825 4,180 4,326
         Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary studiesa ne ne 2,076 2,818 3,420 4,482 3,790 3,807
            Federal ne ne 346 304 351 601 661 745
               DOD ne ne 24 23 22 68 75 64
               DOE ne ne 5 8 6 21 37 32
               HHS ne ne 56 55 75 120 158 240
                  NIH ne ne 49 52 71 91 114 197
                  Other HHS ne ne 7 3 4 29 44 43
               NASA ne ne 5 4 3 12 16 16
               NSF ne ne 134 113 134 195 221 227
               USDA ne ne 13 7 15 21 24 15
               Other ne ne 109 94 96 164 130 151
            Nonfederal ne ne 887 1,464 1,689 2,124 1,702 1,797
               Institutional ne ne 807 1,342 1,555 1,916 1,542 1,604
               Domestic ne ne 71 92 93 170 139 158
               Foreign ne ne 9 30 41 38 21 35
            Self-support ne ne 843 1,050 1,380 1,757 1,427 1,265
         Neurosciencea na na 1,529 1,908 2,261 2,682 3,909 4,333
            Federal na na 844 1,045 1,200 1,340 1,917 2,117
               DOD na na 9 9 33 44 52 69
               DOE na na 0 1 1 1 1 1
               HHS na na 785 957 1,072 1,179 1,629 1,772
                  NIH na na 780 948 1,046 1,155 1,587 1,747
                  Other HHS na na 5 9 26 24 42 25
               NASA na na 0 1 0 0 0 0
               NSF na na 22 53 75 93 175 221
               USDA na na 0 0 1 1 6 6
               Other na na 28 24 18 22 54 48
            Nonfederal na na 617 767 977 1,192 1,772 1,983
               Institutional na na 529 656 838 1,039 1,547 1,680
               Domestic na na 82 102 127 144 205 281
               Foreign na na 6 9 12 9 20 22
            Self-support na na 68 96 84 150 220 233
         Physical sciences 32,368 32,548 32,327 32,747 33,671 34,280 35,056 35,282
            Federal 11,189 11,222 11,147 10,660 11,045 11,183 11,244 10,670
               DOD 906 1,002 996 865 904 935 900 829
               DOE 1,834 1,795 1,791 1,866 1,894 2,011 2,072 1,999
               HHS 2,518 2,560 2,531 2,394 2,362 2,264 2,193 2,034
                  NIH 2,396 2,403 2,374 2,253 2,210 2,156 2,062 1,930
                  Other HHS 122 157 157 141 152 108 131 104
               NASA 571 583 582 607 573 630 587 523
               NSF 4,083 3,901 3,873 3,956 4,176 4,307 4,404 4,350
               USDA 24 34 33 67 32 28 21 24
               Other 1,253 1,347 1,341 905 1,104 1,008 1,067 911
            Nonfederal 19,419 19,476 19,401 20,157 20,269 20,496 21,130 22,057
               Institutional 17,241 17,288 17,227 18,186 18,236 18,554 19,214 20,009
               Domestic 2,067 1,999 1,985 1,736 1,771 1,680 1,582 1,773
               Foreign 111 189 189 235 262 262 334 275
            Self-support 1,760 1,850 1,779 1,930 2,357 2,601 2,682 2,555
         Psychologyb 32,944 34,801 34,286 35,866 34,585 33,566 33,496 32,830
            Federal 3,354 3,305 3,201 2,897 2,966 3,112 2,983 2,820
               DOD 145 130 115 125 138 168 200 180
               DOE 32 30 30 6 0 1 1 3
               HHS 1,732 1,690 1,641 1,594 1,584 1,592 1,468 1,356
                  NIH 1,599 1,545 1,501 1,390 1,378 1,427 1,336 1,203
                  Other HHS 133 145 140 204 206 165 132 153
               NASA 8 2 3 6 6 5 7 3
               NSF 415 419 380 361 411 489 531 605
               USDA 11 6 6 3 6 5 7 4
               Other 1,011 1,028 1,026 802 821 852 769 669
            Nonfederal 14,292 15,155 14,914 14,960 14,385 13,998 13,527 13,792
               Institutional 12,787 13,643 13,464 13,745 13,215 12,855 12,552 12,662
               Domestic 1,453 1,455 1,399 1,108 1,096 1,034 898 1,026
               Foreign 52 57 51 107 74 109 77 104
            Self-support 15,298 16,341 16,171 18,009 17,234 16,456 16,986 16,218
         Social sciences 61,843 63,564 62,406 64,107 67,116 67,836 68,642 67,009
            Federal 3,517 3,226 3,193 3,131 3,338 3,475 3,577 3,219
               DOD 196 124 124 156 182 183 245 229
               DOE 42 50 50 42 26 44 48 36
               HHS 375 388 377 381 407 412 421 335
                  NIH 317 320 309 299 318 309 296 242
                  Other HHS 58 68 68 82 89 103 125 93
               NASA 70 64 63 68 80 74 97 79
               NSF 896 896 882 853 943 904 998 983
               USDA 335 315 315 335 309 357 295 271
               Other 1,603 1,389 1,382 1,296 1,391 1,501 1,473 1,286
            Nonfederal 33,006 34,005 33,476 34,911 34,817 34,723 36,001 36,238
               Institutional 30,436 31,417 30,936 32,596 32,658 32,744 33,701 33,741
               Domestic 1,846 1,947 1,904 1,629 1,496 1,419 1,727 1,857
               Foreign 724 641 636 686 663 560 573 640
            Self-support 25,320 26,333 25,737 26,065 28,961 29,638 29,064 27,552
      Engineering 85,134 89,834 90,911 95,077 101,495 106,434 105,081 106,952
         Federal 21,251 20,907 21,074 20,701 22,825 25,155 25,107 24,142
            DOD 5,331 5,269 5,312 4,764 5,218 5,432 5,358 5,179
            DOE 1,934 1,757 1,764 1,836 2,064 2,694 2,831 2,592
            HHS 2,481 2,619 2,626 2,782 2,951 3,330 3,184 2,958
               NIH 2,346 2,464 2,471 2,649 2,763 3,101 2,958 2,754
               Other HHS 135 155 155 133 188 229 226 204
            NASA 1,046 999 1,007 1,016 1,120 999 1,000 912
            NSF 6,907 6,628 6,724 6,838 7,625 8,368 8,517 8,645
            USDA 332 304 300 299 283 335 284 263
            Other 3,220 3,331 3,341 3,166 3,564 3,997 3,933 3,593
         Nonfederal 39,962 41,469 41,866 44,318 44,830 44,841 44,441 45,408
            Institutional 30,253 32,098 32,394 34,788 34,741 34,776 34,184 34,851
            Domestic 8,873 8,327 8,408 8,067 8,610 8,501 8,490 8,600
            Foreign 836 1,044 1,064 1,463 1,479 1,564 1,767 1,957
         Self-support 23,921 27,458 27,971 30,058 33,840 36,438 35,533 37,402
         Aerospace engineering 3,291 3,379 3,379 3,588 3,845 4,187 4,200 3,767
            Federal 1,157 1,135 1,135 1,236 1,346 1,371 1,456 1,281
               DOD 540 482 482 509 588 645 681 585
               DOE 42 47 47 47 43 63 72 60
               HHS 17 19 19 12 13 10 8 8
                  NIH 15 15 15 11 13 10 8 7
                  Other HHS 2 4 4 1 0 0 0 1
               NASA 318 336 336 382 434 345 373 354
               NSF 139 131 131 140 143 183 176 205
               USDA 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
               Other 100 120 120 146 125 125 145 69
            Nonfederal 1,345 1,519 1,519 1,483 1,486 1,565 1,458 1,440
               Institutional 950 1,040 1,040 1,218 1,152 1,222 1,139 1,083
               Domestic 347 382 382 190 253 254 230 252
               Foreign 48 97 97 75 81 89 89 105
            Self-support 789 725 725 869 1,013 1,251 1,286 1,046
         Agricultural engineering 893 917 917 1,022 1,084 1,198 1,372 1,250
            Federal 268 245 245 279 298 369 383 362
               DOD 15 8 8 17 33 16 27 32
               DOE 9 10 10 12 26 27 36 29
               HHS 7 8 8 10 12 36 43 35
                  NIH 4 8 8 9 9 13 19 15
                  Other HHS 3 0 0 1 3 23 24 20
               NASA 16 9 9 4 5 8 16 12
               NSF 21 30 30 33 39 56 68 65
               USDA 149 113 113 119 116 140 110 106
               Other 51 67 67 84 67 86 83 83
            Nonfederal 506 577 577 621 614 572 693 593
               Institutional 400 451 451 492 466 454 538 483
               Domestic 97 112 112 96 129 93 108 97
               Foreign 9 14 14 33 19 25 47 13
            Self-support 119 95 95 122 172 257 296 295
         Architecturea na na 3,981 5,092 5,988 5,959 2,754 2,037
            Federal na na 38 41 104 150 74 41
               DOD na na 9 5 4 7 6 3
               DOE na na 2 5 4 18 11 9
               HHS na na 0 3 3 4 6 4
                  NIH na na 0 2 2 4 6 2
                  Other HHS na na 0 1 1 0 0 2
               NASA na na 0 0 0 0 3 0
               NSF na na 6 7 12 18 14 9
               USDA na na 1 3 1 1 0 0
               Other na na 20 18 80 102 34 16
            Nonfederal na na 1,718 2,118 2,258 2,329 1,271 1,154
               Institutional na na 1,545 1,955 1,957 2,107 1,124 994
               Domestic na na 150 134 265 181 121 139
               Foreign na na 23 29 36 41 26 21
            Self-support na na 2,225 2,933 3,626 3,480 1,409 842
         Biomedical engineering 5,641 5,885 5,908 6,260 6,840 7,375 7,847 7,931
            Federal 1,807 2,089 2,100 2,230 2,447 2,709 2,731 2,778
               DOD 99 93 93 122 157 152 180 175
               DOE 25 26 26 42 50 49 42 45
               HHS 1,245 1,412 1,423 1,542 1,618 1,803 1,770 1,702
                  NIH 1,234 1,389 1,400 1,500 1,589 1,767 1,732 1,668
                  Other HHS 11 23 23 42 29 36 38 34
               NASA 10 15 15 14 15 24 12 16
               NSF 280 306 306 352 417 508 584 694
               USDA 5 6 6 5 6 16 2 5
               Other 143 231 231 153 184 157 141 141
            Nonfederal 2,464 2,460 2,472 2,808 2,958 3,047 3,258 3,303
               Institutional 1,828 1,933 1,945 2,175 2,270 2,354 2,531 2,569
               Domestic 621 509 509 572 620 615 633 620
               Foreign 15 18 18 61 68 78 94 114
            Self-support 1,370 1,336 1,336 1,222 1,435 1,619 1,858 1,850
         Chemical engineering 6,185 6,249 6,433 6,722 7,058 7,472 7,594 8,014
            Federal 2,104 1,985 2,039 2,044 2,121 2,439 2,400 2,338
               DOD 179 164 173 162 187 215 223 241
               DOE 371 352 353 374 373 440 487 428
               HHS 328 282 294 302 304 366 338 311
                  NIH 298 248 260 267 263 343 291 280
                  Other HHS 30 34 34 35 41 23 47 31
               NASA 67 52 52 30 31 35 31 34
               NSF 816 814 848 860 913 1,089 1,039 1,037
               USDA 61 62 62 60 54 48 42 41
               Other 282 259 257 256 259 246 240 246
            Nonfederal 3,324 3,471 3,607 3,766 3,945 3,777 3,787 4,080
               Institutional 2,336 2,501 2,586 2,759 2,907 2,735 2,702 2,906
               Domestic 927 811 859 861 885 909 896 999
               Foreign 61 159 162 146 153 133 189 175
            Self-support 757 793 787 912 992 1,256 1,407 1,596
         Civil engineeringa 12,836 14,352 11,063 11,619 13,120 13,719 13,898 14,117
            Federal 1,870 1,888 1,869 1,726 1,978 2,216 2,301 2,234
               DOD 143 205 200 189 193 179 183 171
               DOE 64 73 71 73 108 146 136 148
               HHS 56 47 47 38 53 48 36 49
                  NIH 30 39 39 33 34 35 31 41
                  Other HHS 26 8 8 5 19 13 5 8
               NASA 57 59 65 75 98 107 81 80
               NSF 658 653 649 545 637 758 843 821
               USDA 40 52 47 45 44 55 54 38
               Other 852 799 790 761 845 923 968 927
            Nonfederal 6,518 7,153 5,710 6,269 6,482 6,556 6,478 6,508
               Institutional 5,345 6,008 4,707 5,257 5,458 5,475 5,400 5,511
               Domestic 1,079 1,024 897 837 863 892 855 776
               Foreign 94 121 106 175 161 189 223 221
            Self-support 4,448 5,311 3,484 3,624 4,660 4,947 5,119 5,375
         Electrical engineering 26,259 27,522 27,646 27,813 27,792 28,605 29,600 30,528
            Federal 5,975 5,809 5,866 5,888 6,248 6,557 6,613 6,492
               DOD 1,937 1,906 1,923 1,969 2,046 2,088 2,025 2,010
               DOE 244 213 212 186 226 320 356 351
               HHS 421 402 402 418 429 431 445 367
                  NIH 394 378 379 394 397 396 414 345
                  Other HHS 27 24 23 24 32 35 31 22
               NASA 215 215 215 203 204 178 183 150
               NSF 2,481 2,347 2,389 2,492 2,707 2,810 2,829 2,845
               USDA 21 22 20 14 11 17 9 19
               Other 656 704 705 606 625 713 766 750
            Nonfederal 11,119 11,365 11,412 11,395 11,074 10,579 10,972 11,158
               Institutional 8,485 8,826 8,841 8,887 8,591 8,104 8,425 8,640
               Domestic 2,434 2,367 2,395 2,234 2,223 2,219 2,205 2,126
               Foreign 200 172 176 274 260 256 342 392
            Self-support 9,165 10,348 10,368 10,530 10,470 11,469 12,015 12,878
         Engineering science 1,639 1,437 1,402 1,444 1,450 1,478 1,545 1,673
            Federal 581 434 424 453 471 460 520 495
               DOD 126 96 96 95 95 81 112 128
               DOE 100 77 77 84 109 98 105 91
               HHS 58 48 48 51 33 44 36 40
                  NIH 56 44 44 51 30 44 35 39
                  Other HHS 2 4 4 0 3 0 1 1
               NASA 24 13 13 15 19 19 25 26
               NSF 230 166 155 167 178 164 196 150
               USDA 1 3 3 5 2 2 5 4
               Other 42 31 32 36 35 52 41 56
            Nonfederal 792 718 694 651 673 697 683 758
               Institutional 617 615 590 542 548 541 556 552
               Domestic 158 95 96 85 105 134 109 190
               Foreign 17 8 8 24 20 22 18 16
            Self-support 266 285 284 340 306 321 342 420
         Industrial engineering 6,171 6,727 7,109 7,852 7,878 7,829 7,737 7,744
            Federal 887 769 820 871 996 1,166 1,097 1,065
               DOD 316 249 268 250 326 377 365 335
               DOE 46 32 34 73 55 81 96 80
               HHS 65 81 81 78 103 123 114 99
                  NIH 54 53 52 68 80 97 96 80
                  Other HHS 11 28 29 10 23 26 18 19
               NASA 20 23 28 23 29 28 21 15
               NSF 278 249 275 289 309 320 303 350
               USDA 9 8 8 7 11 6 5 2
               Other 153 127 126 151 163 231 193 184
            Nonfederal 2,791 2,727 2,840 3,239 2,982 2,856 2,964 2,775
               Institutional 2,255 2,221 2,268 2,567 2,335 2,210 2,175 2,134
               Domestic 465 407 434 561 518 506 621 491
               Foreign 71 99 138 111 129 140 168 150
            Self-support 2,493 3,231 3,449 3,742 3,900 3,807 3,676 3,904
         Mechanical engineering 12,408 12,913 12,903 13,456 15,215 16,257 15,758 16,701
            Federal 3,228 3,179 3,175 3,167 3,619 4,112 3,894 3,751
               DOD 777 849 847 852 965 979 887 886
               DOE 391 331 331 371 386 585 571 520
               HHS 187 190 190 193 221 262 215 191
                  NIH 171 168 168 183 199 232 181 163
                  Other HHS 16 22 22 10 22 30 34 28
               NASA 217 189 189 193 213 212 193 167
               NSF 1,091 1,076 1,074 1,068 1,255 1,365 1,380 1,408
               USDA 11 17 17 15 16 22 14 14
               Other 554 527 527 475 563 687 634 565
            Nonfederal 6,331 6,466 6,458 6,694 7,245 7,497 7,377 7,690
               Institutional 4,816 4,995 4,999 5,215 5,539 5,772 5,772 5,844
               Domestic 1,361 1,314 1,303 1,197 1,435 1,403 1,317 1,442
               Foreign 154 157 156 282 271 322 288 404
            Self-support 2,849 3,268 3,270 3,595 4,351 4,648 4,487 5,260
         Metallurgical and materials engineering 4,606 4,647 4,593 4,784 5,166 5,519 5,839 6,088
            Federal 1,628 1,601 1,618 1,690 2,020 2,111 2,079 2,031
               DOD 369 401 404 388 398 430 405 408
               DOE 318 254 261 287 346 433 454 446
               HHS 58 64 58 75 85 105 103 75
                  NIH 57 62 56 75 82 88 86 62
                  Other HHS 1 2 2 0 3 17 17 13
               NASA 52 30 30 33 32 20 27 32
               NSF 661 606 615 645 768 809 775 813
               USDA 6 5 5 11 16 12 33 19
               Other 164 241 245 251 375 302 282 238
            Nonfederal 2,396 2,468 2,389 2,456 2,268 2,367 2,586 2,681
               Institutional 1,581 1,675 1,621 1,695 1,646 1,688 1,878 1,933
               Domestic 755 708 685 633 497 584 612 626
               Foreign 60 85 83 128 125 95 96 122
            Self-support 582 578 586 638 878 1,041 1,174 1,376
         Mining engineering 177 199 132 201 205 353 412 240
            Federal 28 37 26 23 31 60 84 64
               DOD 1 3 0 0 0 0 5 7
               DOE 14 10 10 12 6 16 25 16
               HHS 1 5 7 4 14 23 25 29
                  NIH 1 3 5 3 10 14 14 14
                  Other HHS 0 2 2 1 4 9 11 15
               NASA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
               NSF 2 5 0 1 4 5 9 4
               USDA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
               Other 9 14 9 6 7 15 20 8
            Nonfederal 99 106 87 138 132 188 205 136
               Institutional 87 83 67 70 60 164 172 112
               Domestic 11 23 20 68 72 24 32 24
               Foreign 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
            Self-support 50 56 19 40 42 105 123 40
         Nuclear engineering 910 960 951 941 968 1,123 1,165 1,162
            Federal 338 328 326 335 403 503 518 522
               DOD 48 35 35 46 60 83 78 88
               DOE 208 212 212 182 208 242 252 252
               HHS 8 11 9 9 10 7 4 2
                  NIH 8 10 8 9 10 7 4 2
                  Other HHS 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
               NASA 9 16 16 7 10 6 13 7
               NSF 5 19 19 17 18 24 19 19
               USDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
               Other 60 35 35 74 97 141 152 152
            Nonfederal 439 489 483 472 432 471 496 498
               Institutional 337 376 370 345 268 320 326 312
               Domestic 89 101 101 100 153 144 154 164
               Foreign 13 12 12 27 11 7 16 22
            Self-support 133 143 142 134 133 149 151 142
         Petroleum engineering 642 786 786 822 988 1,058 1,057 1,287
            Federal 64 100 100 28 37 68 81 61
               DOD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
               DOE 51 73 73 15 28 61 57 48
               HHS 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
                  NIH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                  Other HHS 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
               NASA 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0
               NSF 5 9 9 3 2 2 10 4
               USDA 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
               Other 6 10 10 9 6 4 14 9
            Nonfederal 451 522 522 607 735 724 738 886
               Institutional 203 247 247 258 312 304 281 417
               Domestic 192 215 215 282 320 294 337 333
               Foreign 56 60 60 67 103 126 120 136
            Self-support 127 164 164 187 216 266 238 340
         Engineering nec 3,476 3,861 3,708 3,461 3,898 4,302 4,303 4,413
            Federal 1,316 1,308 1,293 690 706 864 876 627
               DOD 780 778 774 160 166 180 181 110
               DOE 51 47 45 73 96 115 131 69
               HHS 30 49 39 47 53 68 41 46
                  NIH 24 47 37 44 45 51 41 36
                  Other HHS 6 2 2 3 8 17 0 10
               NASA 41 35 32 37 30 16 22 19
               NSF 240 217 218 219 223 257 272 221
               USDA 26 16 18 14 5 15 9 13
               Other 148 166 167 140 133 213 220 149
            Nonfederal 1,387 1,428 1,378 1,601 1,546 1,616 1,475 1,748
               Institutional 1,013 1,127 1,117 1,353 1,232 1,326 1,165 1,361
               Domestic 337 259 250 217 272 249 260 321
               Foreign 37 42 11 31 42 41 50 66
            Self-support 773 1,125 1,037 1,170 1,646 1,822 1,952 2,038
   Healtha, b 61,756 61,292 59,288 59,943 52,287 46,868 41,628 40,614
      Federal 9,209 8,476 7,643 6,520 5,516 5,718 4,766 3,929
         DOD 361 334 323 316 238 274 201 158
         DOE 27 36 34 24 14 24 20 18
         HHS 6,697 6,231 5,443 4,407 3,956 4,171 3,154 2,718
            NIH 4,257 4,283 3,493 3,084 2,933 3,172 2,326 2,049
            Other HHS 2,440 1,948 1,950 1,323 1,023 999 828 669
         NASA 14 8 7 8 3 93 11 10
         NSF 283 222 198 206 169 193 196 124
         USDA 98 75 89 68 81 100 94 90
         Other 1,729 1,570 1,549 1,491 1,055 863 1,090 811
      Nonfederal 16,829 18,225 17,558 16,491 15,217 14,136 13,095 13,051
         Institutional 13,787 15,325 14,758 14,214 12,778 12,038 11,250 11,229
         Domestic 2,861 2,653 2,558 2,029 2,147 1,755 1,398 1,340
         Foreign 181 247 242 248 292 343 447 482
      Self-support 35,718 34,591 34,087 36,932 31,554 27,014 23,767 23,634

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.
DOD = Department of Defense; DOE = Department of Energy; HHS = Department of Health and Human Services; NASA = National Aeronautics and Space Administration; nec = not elsewhere classified; NIH = National Institutes of Health; NSF = National Science Foundation; USDA = U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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 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.