Metrics for graduate education are included with the Learning Scholarship Domain of the Scorecard for the University Strategic Plan.  The most recent Scorecard can be found at the Provost’s website.  The data for graduate education are summarized annually.  The most recent data for 2014-2015 appear below.  For more information about demographic data by year and trends, see Facts and Numbers on the Graduate School website (currently being updated).  Additional data and trends are available

Enrollment data for Fall ’14

  • Total enrollment         6977
  • Doctoral students       3007
  • Master’s students       3505
  • Professional                   465

Degrees conferred

  • Master’s                       1573
  • Doctoral                        494
  • Professional                   96

Graduate degrees earned by underrepresented minorities

  • Master’s                       129
  • Doctorates                    33
  • Professional                    8

Degrees earned in STEM-H

  • Master’s                       949
  • Doctorates                   366
  • Professional                  96

International students (Blacksburg data)

  • Total enrollment         1898
  • Admissions                   1521 (34% increase)
  • New Int’l students        544 (40% increase)

China (169, down from 178 last year), India (201, up from 128), Iran (24, down from 26), South Korea (21, up from 18) and Germany (15, down from 20) are the top countries represented among our new students. The new international students hail from 44 different countries, while our entire international graduate student population represents 90 countries.