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     TABLE 12.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS IN ALL
               INSTITUTIONS, BY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION: 1987-94

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     GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION     | 1987 1/ |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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    TOTAL, ALL INSTITUTIONS .....| 373,414 | 375,384 | 382,873 | 397,333 | 412,916 | 430,794 | 436,436 | 433,152
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 NEW ENGLAND ....................|  27,065 |  29,010 |  28,393 |  29,895 |  30,320 |  31,130 |  31,190 |  31,046
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    CONNECTICUT .................|   5,875 |   6,115 |   6,144 |   6,306 |   6,033 |   6,289 |   6,515 |   6,311
    MAINE .......................|     614 |     649 |     667 |     673 |     715 |     814 |     786 |     757
    MASSACHUSETTS ...............|  17,248 |  18,646 |  17,946 |  19,221 |  19,819 |  20,087 |  20,054 |  20,253
    NEW HAMPSHIRE ...............|     827 |   1,049 |   1,074 |   1,103 |   1,136 |   1,182 |   1,144 |   1,112
    RHODE ISLAND ................|   1,937 |   1,915 |   1,938 |   1,947 |   1,958 |   2,075 |   2,022 |   1,960
    VERMONT .....................|     564 |     636 |     624 |     645 |     659 |     683 |     669 |     653
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 MIDDLE ATLANTIC ................|  63,010 |  67,907 |  68,455 |  69,323 |  71,487 |  74,189 |  73,685 |  71,179
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    NEW JERSEY ..................|  10,909 |  11,299 |  11,089 |  11,012 |  11,079 |  11,237 |  11,308 |  10,407
    NEW YORK ....................|  36,496 |  39,254 |  39,539 |  40,194 |  40,999 |  43,066 |  42,468 |  40,724
    PENNSYLVANIA ................|  15,605 |  17,354 |  17,827 |  18,117 |  19,409 |  19,886 |  19,909 |  20,048
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 EAST NORTH CENTRAL .............|  61,938 |  65,236 |  66,946 |  69,929 |  72,535 |  74,784 |  76,463 |  75,903
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    ILLINOIS ....................|  18,513 |  19,815 |  20,376 |  21,156 |  21,515 |  22,244 |  22,885 |  22,680
    INDIANA .....................|   7,002 |   7,284 |   7,735 |   8,350 |   8,687 |   9,113 |   9,316 |   9,152
    MICHIGAN ....................|  13,254 |  13,145 |  13,933 |  14,459 |  15,006 |  15,802 |  16,173 |  16,261
    OHIO ........................|  16,309 |  17,457 |  17,016 |  17,764 |  18,772 |  18,824 |  19,254 |  19,182
    WISCONSIN ...................|   6,860 |   7,535 |   7,886 |   8,200 |   8,555 |   8,801 |   8,835 |   8,628
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 WEST NORTH CENTRAL .............|  21,853 |  23,945 |  24,585 |  25,363 |  26,621 |  27,334 |  27,859 |  27,866
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    IOWA ........................|   4,234 |   4,537 |   4,541 |   4,706 |   4,886 |   4,834 |   4,996 |   4,927
    KANSAS ......................|   3,714 |   4,011 |   4,349 |   4,430 |   4,627 |   4,835 |   4,960 |   5,575
    MINNESOTA ...................|   4,841 |   5,829 |   6,017 |   6,168 |   6,650 |   6,824 |   7,045 |   6,646
    MISSOURI ....................|   5,483 |   5,792 |   5,922 |   6,199 |   6,176 |   6,248 |   6,139 |   6,096
    NEBRASKA ....................|   1,971 |   2,134 |   2,089 |   2,187 |   2,444 |   2,701 |   2,843 |   2,782
    NORTH DAKOTA ................|     880 |     909 |     906 |     841 |     880 |     940 |     929 |     941
    SOUTH DAKOTA ................|     730 |     733 |     761 |     832 |     958 |     952 |     947 |     899
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 SOUTH ATLANTIC .................|  53,034 |  55,738 |  57,366 |  59,981 |  62,737 |  66,843 |  69,101 |  71,256
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    DELAWARE ....................|   1,239 |   1,116 |   1,197 |   1,312 |   1,419 |   1,466 |   1,533 |   1,564
    DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ........|   8,907 |   7,985 |   7,740 |   7,922 |   7,969 |   8,578 |   8,799 |   8,834
    FLORIDA .....................|   9,805 |  10,943 |  11,202 |  11,669 |  12,622 |  13,466 |  14,273 |  15,446
    GEORGIA .....................|   6,140 |   6,543 |   6,796 |   7,243 |   7,851 |   8,429 |   8,712 |   9,092
    MARYLAND ....................|   6,772 |   7,726 |   8,130 |   8,291 |   8,578 |   9,010 |   9,156 |   9,356
    NORTH CAROLINA ..............|   7,181 |   7,934 |   8,249 |   8,450 |   8,632 |   9,295 |   9,290 |   9,734
    SOUTH CAROLINA ..............|   2,850 |   2,861 |   3,078 |   3,185 |   3,488 |   3,861 |   3,877 |   3,822
    VIRGINIA ....................|   8,657 |   9,005 |   9,383 |  10,157 |  10,335 |  10,727 |  11,332 |  11,342
    WEST VIRGINIA ...............|   1,483 |   1,625 |   1,591 |   1,752 |   1,843 |   2,011 |   2,129 |   2,066
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 EAST SOUTH CENTRAL .............|  13,411 |  15,433 |  16,366 |  16,758 |  17,439 |  18,074 |  18,666 |  18,996
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    ALABAMA .....................|   3,770 |   4,225 |   4,624 |   5,048 |   5,414 |   5,483 |   5,820 |   5,577
    KENTUCKY ....................|   2,547 |   3,372 |   3,487 |   3,324 |   3,458 |   3,726 |   3,640 |   3,785
    MISSISSIPPI .................|   2,272 |   2,391 |   2,503 |   2,457 |   2,505 |   2,518 |   2,635 |   2,759
    TENNESSEE ...................|   4,822 |   5,445 |   5,752 |   5,929 |   6,062 |   6,347 |   6,571 |   6,875
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 WEST SOUTH CENTRAL .............|  30,327 |  32,166 |  33,746 |  35,894 |  38,193 |  41,473 |  41,605 |  39,957
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    ARKANSAS ....................|   1,023 |   1,390 |   1,387 |   1,512 |   1,557 |   1,767 |   2,018 |   2,062
    LOUISIANA ...................|   3,867 |   4,014 |   4,032 |   4,411 |   4,956 |   5,325 |   5,410 |   5,560
    OKLAHOMA ....................|   3,719 |   3,481 |   3,644 |   3,919 |   4,116 |   4,401 |   4,301 |   4,117
    TEXAS .......................|  21,718 |  23,281 |  24,683 |  26,052 |  27,564 |  29,980 |  29,876 |  28,218
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 MOUNTAIN .......................|  22,371 |  22,722 |  23,101 |  24,617 |  26,146 |  27,915 |  28,580 |  28,464
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    ARIZONA .....................|   6,321 |   6,569 |   6,636 |   6,693 |   6,822 |   7,122 |   6,974 |   6,891
    COLORADO ....................|   6,470 |   6,490 |   6,463 |   7,578 |   8,191 |   8,674 |   8,793 |   8,660
    IDAHO .......................|   1,058 |   1,109 |   1,256 |   1,339 |   1,332 |   1,354 |   1,479 |   1,526
    MONTANA .....................|     891 |     976 |     997 |   1,019 |   1,075 |   1,233 |   1,324 |   1,335
    NEVADA ......................|     576 |     818 |     942 |   1,032 |   1,182 |   1,343 |   1,406 |   1,472
    NEW MEXICO ..................|   2,803 |   2,750 |   2,739 |   2,864 |   2,980 |   3,365 |   3,600 |   3,462
    UTAH ........................|   3,530 |   3,328 |   3,318 |   3,358 |   3,741 |   3,989 |   4,127 |   4,247
    WYOMING .....................|     722 |     682 |     750 |     734 |     823 |     835 |     877 |     871
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 PACIFIC ........................|  58,677 |  61,607 |  62,227 |  63,794 |  65,465 |  67,028 |  67,214 |  66,404
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    ALASKA ......................|     387 |     510 |     551 |     654 |     662 |     762 |     829 |     837
    CALIFORNIA ..................|  48,652 |  50,466 |  51,167 |  52,066 |  53,058 |  54,450 |  54,366 |  53,260
    HAWAII ......................|   1,520 |   1,514 |   1,525 |   1,626 |   1,719 |   1,667 |   1,747 |   1,843
    OREGON ......................|   3,363 |   3,495 |   3,443 |   3,652 |   3,949 |   4,121 |   4,215 |   4,247
    WASHINGTON ..................|   4,755 |   5,622 |   5,541 |   5,796 |   6,077 |   6,028 |   6,057 |   6,217
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 OUTLYING AREAS .................|   1,721 |   1,620 |   1,688 |   1,779 |   1,973 |   2,024 |   2,073 |   2,081
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 STATE UNKNOWN 2/................|  20,007 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
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 1/  THESE FIGURES INCLUDE ESTIMATED DATA FOR MASTER'S-GRANTING
     INSTITUTIONS, WHICH WERE SURVEYED ON A SAMPLE BASIS FROM 1985 THROUGH
     1987.  SEE "TECHNICAL NOTES" FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
 2/  THESE NUMBERS REPRESENT THE TOTAL OF ALL NONSAMPLED MASTER'S-GRANTING
     INSTITUTIONS.
 SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
     AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING