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


      TABLE 9.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS IN ALL
    INSTITUTIONS, BY ENROLLMENT STATUS AND CITIZENSHIP, AND BY RACIAL/ETHNIC
                      BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS: 1987-94

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   ENROLLMENT STATUS, CITIZENSHIP, AND   | 1987 1/ |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
         RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND        |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
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 TOTAL ENROLLMENT .......................| 373,414 | 375,384 | 382,873 | 397,333 | 412,916 | 430,794 | 436,436 | 433,152
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   TOTAL U.S. CITIZENS ..................| 284,622 | 281,774 | 284,796 | 294,519 | 304,284 | 321,350 | 330,779 | 330,512
     BLACK, NON-HISPANIC ................|  10,429 |  11,197 |  11,784 |  12,791 |  13,705 |  15,435 |  17,139 |  17,760
     AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKAN NATIVE .....|     783 |     919 |     860 |   1,054 |   1,120 |   1,240 |   1,310 |   1,371
     ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER .............|  14,574 |  15,203 |  15,708 |  17,170 |  18,157 |  21,769 |  24,257 |  26,586
     HISPANIC ...........................|   8,823 |   9,098 |   9,436 |  10,159 |  11,046 |  12,250 |  13,386 |  13,291
     WHITE, NON-HISPANIC ................| 228,853 | 229,109 | 229,774 | 238,633 | 243,772 | 253,592 | 257,229 | 256,990
     OTHER OR UNKNOWN ...................|  21,160 |  16,248 |  17,234 |  14,712 |  16,484 |  17,064 |  17,458 |  14,514
   NON-U.S. CITIZENS ....................|  88,792 |  93,610 |  98,077 | 102,814 | 108,632 | 109,444 | 105,657 | 102,640
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 FULL-TIME ENROLLMENT....................| 247,234 | 250,689 | 256,960 | 265,494 | 277,259 | 290,696 | 294,350 | 292,962
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   TOTAL U.S. CITIZENS ..................| 171,200 | 170,273 | 173,475 | 177,900 | 185,580 | 197,648 | 204,875 | 206,703
     BLACK, NON-HISPANIC ................|   5,608 |   6,061 |   6,598 |   7,038 |   7,700 |   8,917 |   9,937 |  10,352
     AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKAN NATIVE .....|     520 |     570 |     551 |     655 |     717 |     848 |     899 |     947
     ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER .............|   9,071 |   9,480 |   9,831 |  10,623 |  11,284 |  13,341 |  15,340 |  17,225
     HISPANIC ...........................|   5,193 |   5,503 |   5,924 |   6,389 |   6,932 |   7,598 |   8,204 |   8,116
     WHITE, NON-HISPANIC ................| 140,928 | 140,956 | 142,494 | 146,767 | 150,994 | 158,562 | 161,527 | 162,728
     OTHER OR UNKNOWN ...................|   9,880 |   7,703 |   8,077 |   6,428 |   7,953 |   8,382 |   8,968 |   7,335
   NON-U.S. CITIZENS ....................|  76,034 |  80,416 |  83,485 |  87,594 |  91,679 |  93,048 |  89,475 |  86,259
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 PART-TIME ENROLLMENT....................| 126,180 | 124,695 | 125,913 | 131,839 | 135,657 | 140,098 | 142,086 | 140,190
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   TOTAL U.S. CITIZENS ..................| 113,422 | 111,501 | 111,321 | 116,619 | 118,704 | 123,702 | 125,904 | 123,809
     BLACK, NON-HISPANIC ................|   4,821 |   5,136 |   5,186 |   5,753 |   6,005 |   6,518 |   7,202 |   7,408
     AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKAN NATIVE .....|     263 |     349 |     309 |     399 |     403 |     392 |     411 |     424
     ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER .............|   5,503 |   5,723 |   5,877 |   6,547 |   6,873 |   8,428 |   8,917 |   9,361
     HISPANIC ...........................|   3,630 |   3,595 |   3,512 |   3,770 |   4,114 |   4,652 |   5,182 |   5,175
     WHITE, NON-HISPANIC ................|  87,925 |  88,153 |  87,280 |  91,866 |  92,778 |  95,030 |  95,702 |  94,262
     OTHER OR UNKNOWN ...................|  11,280 |   8,545 |   9,157 |   8,284 |   8,531 |   8,682 |   8,490 |   7,179
   NON-U.S. CITIZENS ....................|  12,758 |  13,194 |  14,592 |  15,220 |  16,953 |  16,396 |  16,182 |  16,381
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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.
 SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
     AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING