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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 1: Trends in Graduate Enrollment, 1975-1994


   TABLE B-1.  TOTAL ENROLLMENT IN ALL INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, BY
                    LEVEL OF ENROLLMENT AND FIELD: 1975-94

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    YEAR    |   TOTAL    |  GRADUATE  |            |            |            |            |            |PROFESSIONAL        
            |            | ENROLLMENT | TOTAL, ALL |  SCIENCES  |ENGINEERING |   HEALTH   | ALL OTHER  | ENROLLMENT         
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            |                                     TOTAL, ALL U.S. INSTITUTIONS                                              
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 1975 ......| 11,290,719 |  9,623,484 |  1,423,277 |    234,982 |     68,271 |     25,639 |  1,094,385 |    243,958
 1976 ......| 11,121,526 |  9,617,211 |  1,258,302 |    238,956 |     66,657 |     28,515 |    924,174 |    246,013
 1977 ......| 11,415,020 |  9,898,039 |  1,264,082 |    243,192 |     68,702 |     33,926 |    918,262 |    252,899
 1978 1/....| 11,391,950 |  9,867,493 |  1,265,961 |    236,713 |     67,707 |     35,608 |    925,933 |    258,496
 1979 ......| 11,707,126 | 10,181,040 |  1,261,093 |    248,131 |     71,727 |     38,764 |    902,471 |    264,993
 1980 ......| 12,234,644 | 10,661,150 |  1,293,697 |    252,137 |     74,365 |     41,826 |    925,369 |    279,797
 1981 ......| 12,517,753 | 10,891,663 |  1,349,572 |    253,198 |     79,629 |     43,499 |    973,246 |    276,518
 1982 ......| 12,588,520 | 10,978,407 |  1,329,644 |    255,828 |     83,770 |     43,782 |    946,264 |    280,469
 1983 ......| 12,633,930 | 11,005,261 |  1,347,973 |    256,735 |     91,175 |     43,908 |    956,155 |    280,696
 1984 1/....| 12,400,392 | 10,766,018 |  1,353,554 |    257,508 |     92,894 |     45,258 |    957,894 |    280,820
 1985 1/....| 12,411,945 | 10,749,752 |  1,384,862 |    262,971 |     96,214 |     46,411 |    979,266 |    277,331
 1986 1/....| 12,670,109 | 10,952,167 |  1,444,369 |    266,571 |    102,135 |     47,871 |  1,027,792 |    273,573
 1987 1/....| 12,923,451 | 11,191,431 |  1,461,376 |    269,826 |    104,104 |     48,655 |  1,038,791 |    270,644
 1988 ......| 12,218,786 | 10,467,209 |  1,481,509 |    272,710 |    103,137 |     50,085 |  1,055,577 |    270,068
 1989 ......| 13,701,518 | 11,893,125 |  1,531,046 |    279,298 |    104,150 |     52,623 |  1,094,975 |    277,347
 1990 ......| 13,983,255 | 12,110,847 |  1,596,037 |    290,418 |    107,728 |     55,919 |  1,141,972 |    276,371
 1991 ......| 14,527,724 | 12,595,337 |  1,648,950 |    300,266 |    113,300 |     59,384 |  1,176,000 |    283,437
 1992 ......| 14,660,611 | 12,695,524 |  1,680,931 |    313,327 |    118,117 |     63,015 |  1,186,472 |    284,156
 1993 ......| 14,477,792 | 12,482,813 |  1,699,292 |    320,946 |    117,106 |     68,626 |  1,192,614 |    295,687
 1994 2/....| 14,449,476 | 12,417,701 |  1,734,371 |    328,750 |    116,104 |     74,759 |  1,214,758 |    297,404         
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            |                                     SUBTOTAL, 50 STATES AND D.C.                                              
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 1975 ......| 11,184,859 |  9,523,976 |  1,418,616 |    234,107 |     68,217 |     25,292 |  1,091,000 |    242,267
 1976 ......| 11,012,237 |  9,514,605 |  1,253,240 |    238,027 |     66,615 |     28,222 |    920,376 |    244,392
 1977 ......| 11,285,787 |  9,776,273 |  1,258,157 |    242,110 |     68,584 |     33,609 |    913,854 |    251,357
 1978 1/....| 11,260,092 |  9,742,190 |  1,260,998 |    235,613 |     67,638 |     35,300 |    922,447 |    256,904
 1979 ......| 11,569,899 | 10,050,819 |  1,255,676 |    247,005 |     71,677 |     38,496 |    898,498 |    263,404
 1980 ......| 12,096,895 | 10,531,631 |  1,287,497 |    250,639 |     74,317 |     41,490 |    921,051 |    277,767
 1981 ......| 12,371,672 | 10,754,522 |  1,342,555 |    251,684 |     79,574 |     43,201 |    968,096 |    274,595
 1982 ......| 12,425,780 | 10,825,062 |  1,322,293 |    254,239 |     83,709 |     43,397 |    940,948 |    278,425
 1983 ......| 12,464,661 | 10,845,995 |  1,340,137 |    255,028 |     91,113 |     43,382 |    950,614 |    278,529
 1984 1/....| 12,241,940 | 10,618,071 |  1,345,271 |    255,652 |     92,809 |     44,763 |    952,047 |    278,598
 1985 1/....| 12,247,055 | 10,596,674 |  1,376,181 |    261,073 |     96,112 |     45,859 |    973,137 |    274,200
 1986 1/....| 12,504,489 | 10,798,800 |  1,435,288 |    264,679 |    102,025 |     47,353 |  1,021,231 |    270,401
 1987 1/....| 12,766,642 | 11,046,235 |  1,452,075 |    268,220 |    104,026 |     48,098 |  1,031,731 |    268,332
 1988 ......| 12,055,337 | 10,316,548 |  1,471,680 |    271,277 |    103,016 |     49,408 |  1,047,979 |    267,109
 1989 ......| 13,538,563 | 11,742,531 |  1,521,581 |    277,779 |    104,042 |     51,943 |  1,087,817 |    274,451
 1990 ......| 13,818,637 | 11,959,106 |  1,586,165 |    288,881 |    107,619 |     55,150 |  1,134,515 |    273,366
 1991 ......| 14,358,953 | 12,439,287 |  1,639,135 |    298,414 |    113,132 |     58,563 |  1,169,026 |    280,531
 1992 ......| 14,491,226 | 12,539,820 |  1,670,024 |    311,489 |    117,907 |     62,213 |  1,178,415 |    281,382
 1993 ......| 14,304,803 | 12,323,959 |  1,688,413 |    319,084 |    116,893 |     67,885 |  1,184,551 |    292,431
 1994 2/....| 14,278,790 | 12,262,608 |  1,721,469 |    326,864 |    115,888 |     74,074 |  1,204,643 |    294,713         
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 1975 ......|    105,860 |     99,508 |      4,661 |        875 |         54 |        347 |      3,385 |      1,691
 1976 ......|    109,289 |    102,606 |      5,062 |        929 |         42 |        293 |      3,798 |      1,621
 1977 ......|    129,233 |    121,766 |      5,925 |      1,082 |        118 |        317 |      4,408 |      1,542
 1978 1/....|    131,858 |    125,303 |      4,963 |      1,100 |         69 |        308 |      3,486 |      1,592
 1979 ......|    137,227 |    130,221 |      5,417 |      1,126 |         50 |        268 |      3,973 |      1,589
 1980 ......|    137,749 |    129,519 |      6,200 |      1,498 |         48 |        336 |      4,318 |      2,030
 1981 ......|    146,081 |    137,141 |      7,017 |      1,514 |         55 |        298 |      5,150 |      1,923
 1982 ......|    162,740 |    153,345 |      7,351 |      1,589 |         61 |        385 |      5,316 |      2,044
 1983 ......|    169,269 |    159,266 |      7,836 |      1,707 |         62 |        526 |      5,541 |      2,167
 1984 1/....|    158,452 |    147,947 |      8,283 |      1,856 |         85 |        495 |      5,847 |      2,222
 1985 1/....|    164,890 |    153,078 |      8,681 |      1,898 |        102 |        552 |      6,129 |      3,131
 1986 1/....|    165,620 |    153,367 |      9,081 |      1,892 |        110 |        518 |      6,561 |      3,172
 1987 1/....|    156,809 |    145,196 |      9,301 |      1,606 |         78 |        557 |      7,060 |      2,312
 1988 ......|    163,449 |    150,661 |      9,829 |      1,433 |        121 |        677 |      7,598 |      2,959
 1989 ......|    162,955 |    150,594 |      9,465 |      1,519 |        108 |        680 |      7,158 |      2,896
 1990 ......|    164,618 |    151,741 |      9,872 |      1,537 |        109 |        769 |      7,457 |      3,005
 1991 ......|    168,771 |    156,050 |      9,815 |      1,852 |        168 |        821 |      6,974 |      2,906
 1992 ......|    169,385 |    155,704 |     10,907 |      1,838 |        210 |        802 |      8,057 |      2,774
 1993 ......|    172,989 |    158,854 |     10,879 |      1,862 |        213 |        741 |      8,063 |      3,256
 1994 2/....|    170,686 |    155,093 |     12,902 |      1,886 |        216 |        685 |     10,115 |      2,691         
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1/  NSF FIGURES FOR 1978 AND 1984 THROUGH 1987 INCLUDE ESTIMATES FOR
    MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS.
2/  DATA FOR 1994 REPRESENT PRELIMINARY ESTIMATES. 
SOURCES:   U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION/NCES, SURVEY OF OPENING FALL
    ENROLLMENT, AND NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE
    STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING