text-only page produced automatically by LIFT Text Transcoder Skip all navigation and go to page contentSkip top navigation and go to directorate navigationSkip top navigation and go to page navigation
National Science Foundation
News
design element
News
News From the Field
For the News Media
Special Reports
Research Overviews
NSF-Wide Investments
Speeches & Lectures
NSF Current Newsletter
Multimedia Gallery
News Archive
News by Research Area
Arctic & Antarctic
Astronomy & Space
Biology
Chemistry & Materials
Computing
Earth & Environment
Education
Engineering
Mathematics
Nanoscience
People & Society
Physics
 

Email this pagePrint this page
All Images


Press Release 10-092
Data Show Increase in First-Time Science and Engineering Graduate Students

First-time, full-time enrollments increased 7.8 percent in 2008

Back to article | Note about images

Photo of graduate students seated around a table.

New National Science Foundation data show graduate enrollment in science and engineering programs grew 2.5 percent over comparable data for 2007, making the 2008 class of new full-time graduate students the largest in the history of the survey. The numbers reflect a 10-year span in which enrollment in S&E graduate programs increased each year, with the exception of a 1-year decline from 2003 to 2004.

Credit: 2010 Jupiter Images Corporation

 



Email this pagePrint this page
Back to Top of page