June 19, 2019

New From NSF: Detailed Data About Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering (Fall 2017)

From NSF:

Graduate enrollment by degree level and field of study are available for the first time through the 2017 Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering (GSS).

These new data show 649,112 graduate students were enrolled in SEH programs in 2017, with 58% pursuing master’s degrees and 42% pursuing doctoral degrees. More graduate students were enrolled in science (415,568) than combined in engineering (165,581) and health (67,963). Enrollment in master’s programs was seen for 77% of graduate students in health, 58% of graduate students in engineering, and 55% of graduate students in science.

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See Also: Differences in Master’s and Doctoral Enrollment in Science, Engineering, and Health in 2017

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