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


  TABLE 5.  MALE GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS
      IN ALL INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD AND CITIZENSHIP, AND BY RACIAL/ETHNIC
                       BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS: 1994

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                   FIELD                   |  TOTAL  |  BLACK  |AMERICAN | ASIAN/  |         |  WHITE  |         |CITIZENS
                                           |         |  NON-   | INDIAN/ | PACIFIC |HISPANIC |  NON-   |OTHER OR |
                                           |         |HISPANIC | ALASKAN |ISLANDER |         |HISPANIC | UNKNOWN |
                                           |         |         | NATIVE  |         |         |         |         |
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   TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............| 290,080 |   8,706 |     765 |  18,296 |   7,764 | 165,805 |   9,766 |  78,978
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 TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 273,493 |   8,075 |     687 |  17,263 |   7,160 | 154,486 |   9,016 |  76,806
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  SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................| 177,719 |   6,124 |     511 |   9,251 |   4,901 | 107,300 |   5,397 |  44,235
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   PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  25,327 |     496 |      47 |   1,300 |     440 |  13,715 |     539 |   8,790
    ASTRONOMY .............................|     750 |       4 |       2 |      21 |      15 |     479 |      16 |     213
    CHEMISTRY .............................|  12,970 |     296 |      32 |     704 |     253 |   7,156 |     290 |   4,239
    PHYSICS ...............................|  11,277 |     192 |      12 |     552 |     169 |   5,857 |     228 |   4,267
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     330 |       4 |       1 |      23 |       3 |     223 |       5 |      71
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   EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|  10,719 |     119 |      26 |     311 |     214 |   7,431 |     241 |   2,377
    ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     867 |      10 |       1 |      46 |      11 |     608 |      11 |     180
    GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   5,505 |      32 |      14 |     144 |      86 |   3,753 |     121 |   1,355
    OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|   1,746 |      25 |       4 |      41 |      50 |   1,083 |      34 |     509
    EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   2,601 |      52 |       7 |      80 |      67 |   1,987 |      75 |     333
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   MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|  13,081 |     341 |      24 |     721 |     231 |   6,840 |     498 |   4,426
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   COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  25,948 |     700 |      36 |   2,749 |     476 |  12,375 |     970 |   8,642
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   AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   7,997 |     141 |      20 |     167 |     148 |   5,054 |     166 |   2,301
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   BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  30,010 |     663 |      77 |   1,979 |     745 |  18,535 |     720 |   7,291
    ANATOMY ...............................|     557 |      11 |       0 |      56 |      12 |     330 |      20 |     128
    BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   3,210 |      55 |       6 |     260 |      65 |   1,722 |      35 |   1,067
    BIOLOGY ...............................|   7,530 |     239 |      22 |     432 |     263 |   5,168 |     287 |   1,119
    BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|   1,124 |      37 |       4 |      77 |      31 |     644 |      16 |     315
    BIOPHYSICS ............................|     575 |      12 |       0 |      68 |       6 |     331 |       0 |     158
    BOTANY ................................|   1,584 |      28 |       6 |      64 |      31 |     922 |      22 |     511
    CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   2,077 |      30 |       7 |     165 |      38 |   1,296 |      22 |     519
    ECOLOGY ...............................|     821 |       6 |       2 |      14 |      19 |     650 |      13 |     117
    ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     846 |      10 |       0 |      27 |      15 |     517 |      19 |     258
    GENETICS ..............................|     785 |      12 |       0 |      53 |      18 |     500 |       8 |     194
    MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   2,627 |      46 |       9 |     188 |      57 |   1,543 |      44 |     740
    NUTRITION .............................|   1,267 |      31 |       2 |      65 |      23 |     593 |      42 |     511
    PATHOLOGY .............................|     932 |      11 |       3 |      93 |      22 |     540 |      35 |     228
    PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   1,488 |      31 |       2 |     118 |      39 |     907 |      40 |     351
    PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   1,392 |      41 |       4 |     131 |      33 |     773 |      52 |     358
    ZOOLOGY ...............................|   1,216 |      10 |       5 |      36 |      26 |     924 |      19 |     196
    BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|   1,979 |      53 |       5 |     132 |      47 |   1,175 |      46 |     521
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   PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  16,565 |     877 |      97 |     434 |     709 |  12,822 |     675 |     951
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   SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  48,072 |   2,787 |     184 |   1,590 |   1,938 |  30,528 |   1,588 |   9,457
    AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   1,541 |      42 |       3 |      32 |      32 |     748 |      19 |     665
    ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   3,075 |      69 |      34 |      77 |     115 |   2,283 |      98 |     399
    ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   9,320 |     257 |      13 |     442 |     262 |   4,254 |     256 |   3,836
    GEOGRAPHY .............................|   2,890 |      76 |      10 |      58 |      74 |   2,257 |      98 |     317
    LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,234 |      13 |       3 |      52 |      38 |     653 |      32 |     443
    POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|  18,895 |   1,406 |      68 |     564 |     886 |  13,016 |     725 |   2,230
    SOCIOLOGY .............................|   3,714 |     342 |      21 |     147 |     179 |   2,245 |     111 |     669
    SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     402 |      44 |       3 |       5 |       5 |     285 |       9 |      51
    SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   7,001 |     538 |      29 |     213 |     347 |   4,787 |     240 |     847
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  ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  95,774 |   1,951 |     176 |   8,012 |   2,259 |  47,186 |   3,619 |  32,571
   AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   3,356 |      54 |       4 |     200 |      66 |   1,797 |      78 |   1,157
   AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     861 |      11 |       0 |      42 |       8 |     397 |       9 |     394
   BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,033 |      29 |      10 |     174 |      61 |   1,068 |      46 |     645
   CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   6,156 |      77 |      12 |     418 |     117 |   2,883 |     163 |   2,486
   CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|  15,783 |     288 |      21 |   1,092 |     388 |   8,545 |     451 |   4,998
   ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  29,545 |     681 |      45 |   3,374 |     738 |  13,196 |   1,262 |  10,249
   ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|   1,792 |      28 |       2 |     138 |      34 |     986 |      23 |     581
   INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|  10,742 |     289 |      16 |     645 |     264 |   5,740 |     717 |   3,071
   MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|  15,911 |     320 |      43 |   1,214 |     388 |   7,929 |     611 |   5,406
   METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   4,122 |      55 |       5 |     291 |      83 |   1,984 |      81 |   1,623
   NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|   1,093 |      19 |       2 |      64 |      22 |     618 |       6 |     362
   ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   4,380 |     100 |      16 |     360 |      90 |   2,043 |     172 |   1,599
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 TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  16,587 |     631 |      78 |   1,033 |     604 |  11,319 |     750 |   2,172
  CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|   1,473 |      39 |       3 |     168 |      41 |     841 |     129 |     252
  DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     818 |      13 |       1 |      55 |      29 |     535 |       8 |     177
  NURSING .................................|   1,509 |      48 |      14 |      49 |      66 |   1,214 |      85 |      33
  PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|   1,591 |      44 |       2 |     118 |      36 |     787 |      50 |     554
  PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   4,085 |     215 |      31 |     321 |     176 |   2,672 |     213 |     457
  SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     927 |      37 |       7 |      25 |      21 |     711 |      25 |     101
  VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     467 |      15 |       0 |      18 |       8 |     264 |       9 |     153
  OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   5,717 |     220 |      20 |     279 |     227 |   4,295 |     231 |     445
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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