1996-97 Insert to Graduate Study Survey Table 7

Doctoral Students

Percentage of departments providing any support (full or partial) for: 

U.S. Departments Canadian Departments
Public Private All
None of their students 0% 2% 1% 0%
1-25% of their students 6% 13% 9% 5%
26-50% of their students 16% 22% 21% 0%
51-75% of their students 30% 29% 27% 16%
76-99% of their students 39% 22% 32% 58% 
All of their students 9% 12% 11% 21%

Percentage of students fully or partially supported by a department: 

U.S. Departments Canadian Departments
Public Private All
Median 74% 67% 69% 84%
Q1 53% 37% 48% 77%
Q3 90% 83% 88% 97%
Number of departments reporting 152 86 277 19

 

Master's Students

Percentage of departments providing any support (full or partial) for: 

U.S. Departments Canadian Departments
Public Private All
None of their students 10% 21% 14% a
1-25% of their students 28% 42% 32% a
26-50% of their students 27% 11% 21% a
51-75% of their students 17% 12% 15% a
76-99% of their students 9% 4% 9% a
All of their students 9% 11% 9% a

Percentage of students fully or partially supported by a department: 

U.S. Departments Canadian Departments
Public Private All
Median 40% 18% 33% a
Q1 15% 4% 10% a
Q3 67% 60% 67% a
Number of departments reporting 129 57 220 6

 

SOURCE: 1996-1997 Insert to Graduate Study, Research Office, APA. June 1998.

Note: Percentages are column percentages and may not sum to 100% due to rounding. "Full support" refers to tuition assistance that covers the full amount of tuition plus a full stipend whereas "partial support" refers to partial stipend only, full stipend but no tuition assistance, and so forth.

a = Summary statistics are not reported when N of departments is less than 10.