1996-97 Insert to Graduate Study Survey Table 8

Doctoral Students

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

Type of Department
Psychology Educational Counseling Professional Other*
None of their students 0% 0% 0%  5% 0%
1-25% of their students 4% 12% 0% 26% 5%
26-50% of their students 16% 41% 27% 37% 29%
51-75% of their students 28% 18% 27% 32% 38%
76-99% of their students 39% 24% 40% 0% 19%
All of their students 13% 6% 7% 0% 10%

Percentage of students fully or partially supported by a department: 

Type of Department
Psychology Educational Counseling Professional Other* 
Median 77% 50% 60% 38% 60%
Q1 57% 32% 46% 20% 45%
Q3 89% 83% 90% 65% 80%
Number of departments reporting 142 17 15 19 21

Master's Students

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

Type of Department
Psychology Educational Counseling Professional Other*
None of their students 12% 9% 25% a 0%
1-25% of their students 274% 55% 50% a 35%
26-50% of their students 21% 18% 13% a 20%
51-75% of their students 18% 18% 13% a 20%
76-99% of their students 12% 0% 0% a 10%
All of their students 11% 0% 0% a 15%

Percentage of students fully or partially supported by a department: 

Type of Department
Psychology Educational Counseling Professional Other* 
Median 42% 14% 12% a 43%
Q1 18% 6% 0.75% a 21%
Q3 75% 50% 27% a 86%
Number of departments reporting 113 11 16 5 20

 

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.

* Included in this category are Human Development, School Psychology, Education, and other departments.

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