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Selected Data on Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering: Fall 1994


     TABLE 27.  SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEES IN
  DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD, SOURCE OF SUPPORT, AND NUMBER OF
            POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEES WHO WERE NON-U.S. CITIZENS: 1994

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                                           |           |                     SOURCE OF SUPPORT                     | NUMBER OF
                                           |           |                                                           |   POST-
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                                           |           |                                               |           | DOCTORAL
                   FIELD                   |   TOTAL   |                    FEDERAL                    |           |APPOINTEES
                                           |           |                                               |           | WHO WERE
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                                           |           |           |           |           |           |NON-FEDERAL| NON-U.S.
                                           |           |   TOTAL   |FELLOWSHIPS| TRAINEE-  | RESEARCH  |           | CITIZENS
                                           |           |           |           |   SHIPS   |  GRANTS   |           |
                                           |           |           |           |           |           |           |
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                                           |           |           |           |           |           |           |
   TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|   36,158  |   24,609  |    3,192  |    2,880  |   18,537  |   11,549  |   18,305
                                           |           |           |           |           |           |           |
 TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   25,786  |   18,806  |    1,993  |    1,270  |   15,543  |    6,980  |   13,321
                                           |           |           |           |           |           |           |
  SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   23,197  |   16,990  |    1,936  |    1,246  |   13,808  |    6,207  |   11,736
                                           |           |           |           |           |           |           |
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|    5,810  |    4,556  |      285  |       28  |    4,243  |    1,254  |    3,438
    ASTRONOMY .............................|      246  |      211  |       18  |        0  |      193  |       35  |       68
    CHEMISTRY .............................|    3,679  |    2,788  |      213  |       26  |    2,549  |      891  |    2,282
    PHYSICS ...............................|    1,841  |    1,523  |       54  |        2  |    1,467  |      318  |    1,066
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       44  |       34  |        0  |        0  |       34  |       10  |       22
                                           |           |           |           |           |           |           |
   EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|      815  |      661  |       59  |        8  |      594  |      154  |      303
    ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       89  |       82  |        4  |        2  |       76  |        7  |       36
    GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      435  |      334  |       22  |        3  |      309  |      101  |      167
    OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      237  |      202  |       33  |        0  |      169  |       35  |       78
    EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       54  |       43  |        0  |        3  |       40  |       11  |       22
                                           |           |           |           |           |           |           |
   MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|      262  |      180  |       37  |       25  |      118  |       82  |      108
                                           |           |           |           |           |           |           |
   COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      183  |      141  |       29  |        1  |      111  |       42  |       90
                                           |           |           |           |           |           |           |
   AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      742  |      474  |       10  |        2  |      462  |      268  |      370
                                           |           |           |           |           |           |           |
   BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   14,469  |   10,387  |    1,389  |    1,064  |    7,934  |    4,082  |    7,171
    ANATOMY ...............................|      503  |      423  |       63  |       47  |      313  |       80  |      236
    BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|    2,379  |    1,889  |      208  |      106  |    1,575  |      490  |    1,294
    BIOLOGY ...............................|    1,578  |    1,201  |      208  |       65  |      928  |      377  |      718
    BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      155  |      110  |       22  |       67  |       21  |       45  |       43
    BIOPHYSICS ............................|      184  |      131  |       22  |        5  |      104  |       53  |       96
    BOTANY ................................|      590  |      453  |       45  |        6  |      402  |      137  |      240
    CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|    1,605  |    1,003  |      192  |       67  |      744  |      602  |      768
    ECOLOGY ...............................|       88  |       59  |        5  |        0  |       54  |       29  |       34
    ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      188  |      131  |        2  |        1  |      128  |       57  |       67
    GENETICS ..............................|      701  |      412  |       65  |       48  |      299  |      289  |      317
    MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|    1,938  |    1,383  |      185  |      157  |    1,041  |      555  |      985
    NUTRITION .............................|      192  |      110  |       10  |       10  |       90  |       82  |      117
    PATHOLOGY .............................|    1,263  |      769  |       89  |      160  |      520  |      494  |      621
    PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|    1,375  |    1,082  |      134  |      163  |      785  |      293  |      753
    PHYSIOLOGY ............................|    1,111  |      838  |      108  |      127  |      603  |      273  |      616
    ZOOLOGY ...............................|      177  |      120  |       10  |       12  |       98  |       57  |       59
    BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      442  |      273  |       21  |       23  |      229  |      169  |      207
                                           |           |           |           |           |           |           |
   PSYCHOLOGY .............................|      544  |      400  |       72  |      101  |      227  |      144  |      123
                                           |           |           |           |           |           |           |
   SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|      372  |      191  |       55  |       17  |      119  |      181  |      133
    AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       45  |       37  |        1  |        0  |       36  |        8  |       29
    ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       57  |       21  |        9  |        0  |       12  |       36  |        8
    ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|       46  |       23  |        9  |        3  |       11  |       23  |       27
    GEOGRAPHY .............................|       23  |       11  |        0  |        0  |       11  |       12  |        9
    LINGUISTICS ...........................|       20  |        9  |        2  |        3  |        4  |       11  |        5
    POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|       44  |       12  |        4  |        2  |        6  |       32  |       16
    SOCIOLOGY .............................|       63  |       40  |       14  |        6  |       20  |       23  |       13
    SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|        4  |        0  |        0  |        0  |        0  |        4  |        1
    SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|       70  |       38  |       16  |        3  |       19  |       32  |       25
                                           |           |           |           |           |           |           |
  ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|    2,589  |    1,816  |       57  |       24  |    1,735  |      773  |    1,585
   AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      100  |       85  |        2  |        0  |       83  |       15  |       67
   AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       45  |       32  |        0  |        0  |       32  |       13  |       30
   BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      141  |       89  |        9  |       15  |       65  |       52  |       74
   CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      520  |      347  |        2  |        4  |      341  |      173  |      322
   CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      210  |      123  |        5  |        0  |      118  |       87  |      123
   ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      407  |      302  |       13  |        0  |      289  |      105  |      274
   ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       95  |       83  |        8  |        2  |       73  |       12  |       51
   INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|       53  |       36  |        0  |        0  |       36  |       17  |       12
   MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      381  |      281  |       10  |        1  |      270  |      100  |      246
   METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      441  |      295  |        3  |        1  |      291  |      146  |      274
   NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       39  |       18  |        1  |        1  |       16  |       21  |       24
   ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      157  |      125  |        4  |        0  |      121  |       32  |       88
                                           |           |           |           |           |           |           |
 TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   10,372  |    5,803  |    1,199  |    1,610  |    2,994  |    4,569  |    4,984
  CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|    8,185  |    4,428  |      963  |    1,355  |    2,110  |    3,757  |    3,972
  DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      191  |       94  |       19  |       36  |       39  |       97  |       56
  NURSING .................................|       48  |       30  |       16  |       11  |        3  |       18  |        4
  PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      580  |      364  |       31  |        8  |      325  |      216  |      358
  PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      241  |      171  |       34  |       51  |       86  |       70  |       82
  SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|       40  |       39  |       11  |        6  |       22  |        1  |       10
  VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      134  |       70  |        7  |       10  |       53  |       64  |       54
  OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|      953  |      607  |      118  |      133  |      356  |      346  |      448
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 KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
 SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
     AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING