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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

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


 TABLE B-5.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
        FIELDS IN ALL INSTITUTIONS, BY CITIZENSHIP AND FIELD: 1975-94

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            |          |                                             SCIENCES                                                  
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            |TOTAL, ALL|          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |               
    YEAR    | SURVEYED |          |          |  EARTH,  |          |          |          |          |          |               
            |  FIELDS  |SCIENCES, | PHYSICAL |  ATMOS-  |  MATHE-  | COMPUTER |  AGRI-   |BIOLOGICAL|          |  SOCIAL       
            |          |  TOTAL   | SCIENCES |PHERIC, & | MATICAL  | SCIENCES | CULTURAL | SCIENCES |PSYCHOLOGY| SCIENCES      
            |          |          |          |  OCEAN   | SCIENCES |          | SCIENCES |          |          |               
            |          |          |          | SCIENCES |          |          |          |          |          |               
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            |                                              TOTAL ENROLLMENT                                                    
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 1975 ......|  219,844 |  164,695 |   21,916 |    9,557 |   10,694 |    4,473 |    8,889 |   36,874 |   24,105 |   48,187      
 1976 ......|  223,513 |  168,046 |   22,252 |   10,091 |   10,952 |    4,748 |    9,436 |   37,905 |   25,643 |   47,019      
 1977 ......|  226,845 |  169,365 |   22,505 |   10,424 |   10,365 |    4,604 |    9,711 |   38,415 |   25,703 |   47,638      
 1978 1/....|  223,128 |  164,367 |   22,126 |   10,365 |    9,769 |    4,928 |    9,728 |   37,772 |   24,781 |   44,900      
 1979 ......|  231,868 |  169,155 |   22,535 |   10,625 |    9,667 |    5,853 |    9,952 |   37,996 |   25,848 |   46,679      
 1980 ......|  238,493 |  171,883 |   22,917 |   10,871 |    9,901 |    6,587 |   10,168 |   37,690 |   26,671 |   47,078      
 1981 ......|  242,131 |  172,334 |   23,307 |   10,934 |   10,153 |    7,445 |   10,312 |   37,277 |   26,570 |   46,336      
 1982 ......|  244,842 |  172,213 |   24,038 |   11,319 |   10,814 |    9,171 |   10,136 |   36,688 |   25,667 |   44,380      
 1983 ......|  252,104 |  175,599 |   25,204 |   11,968 |   10,957 |   10,600 |    9,976 |   36,740 |   26,561 |   43,593      
 1984 2/....|  253,974 |  175,902 |   25,852 |   11,734 |   11,311 |   11,436 |    9,908 |   37,114 |   25,969 |   42,578      
 1985 2/....|  257,365 |  178,175 |   26,669 |   11,334 |   11,817 |   13,861 |    9,250 |   37,001 |   25,335 |   42,908      
 1986 2/....|  266,213 |  182,693 |   27,762 |   11,249 |   12,390 |   15,020 |    9,341 |   37,810 |   26,255 |   42,866      
 1987 2/....|  271,095 |  185,303 |   28,412 |   10,435 |   13,044 |   15,336 |    9,094 |   38,235 |   27,256 |   43,491      
 1988 ......|  275,219 |  187,683 |   28,574 |   10,199 |   13,513 |   15,133 |    9,122 |   39,209 |   28,118 |   43,815      
 1989 ......|  282,769 |  192,579 |   29,207 |   10,027 |   13,683 |   15,606 |    9,070 |   40,348 |   29,348 |   45,290      
 1990 ......|  292,910 |  199,508 |   29,485 |   10,262 |   13,867 |   16,689 |    9,100 |   40,945 |   30,646 |   48,514      
 1991 ......|  307,106 |  206,211 |   30,118 |   10,395 |   14,258 |   16,516 |    9,289 |   42,700 |   32,285 |   50,650      
 1992 ......|  322,773 |  216,263 |   30,673 |   11,011 |   14,681 |   17,462 |    9,452 |   44,398 |   34,306 |   54,280      
 1993 ......|  329,984 |  220,536 |   30,611 |   11,385 |   14,533 |   17,355 |    9,500 |   46,523 |   34,914 |   55,715      
 1994 ......|  331,969 |  221,315 |   30,035 |   11,507 |   14,204 |   16,691 |    9,588 |   47,949 |   35,025 |   56,316      
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            |                                               U.S. CITIZENS                                                      
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 1975 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1976 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1977 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1978 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1979 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1980 ......|  188,180 |  141,494 |   17,186 |    9,484 |    6,647 |    4,521 |    7,872 |   33,171 |   25,461 |   37,152      
 1981 ......|  187,644 |  139,663 |   17,049 |    9,439 |    6,512 |    4,887 |    7,873 |   32,490 |   25,566 |   35,847      
 1982 ......|  187,370 |  138,311 |   17,584 |    9,693 |    6,926 |    5,981 |    7,676 |   31,720 |   24,588 |   34,143      
 1983 ......|  190,169 |  138,814 |   18,009 |   10,299 |    6,715 |    6,677 |    7,446 |   31,283 |   25,468 |   32,917      
 1984 2/....|  190,520 |  138,013 |   18,292 |   10,164 |    6,773 |    6,982 |    7,420 |   31,374 |   24,924 |   32,084      
 1985 2/....|  189,111 |  136,526 |   18,186 |    9,669 |    6,996 |    8,327 |    6,854 |   30,715 |   24,179 |   31,600      
 1986 2/....|  191,136 |  137,243 |   18,264 |    9,382 |    7,245 |    8,912 |    6,743 |   30,664 |   25,085 |   30,948      
 1987 2/....|  192,303 |  137,269 |   18,384 |    8,496 |    7,550 |    8,863 |    6,434 |   30,255 |   26,044 |   31,243      
 1988 ......|  191,751 |  136,753 |   18,130 |    8,047 |    7,739 |    8,415 |    6,443 |   30,244 |   26,802 |   30,933      
 1989 ......|  195,998 |  139,394 |   18,107 |    7,723 |    7,699 |    8,616 |    6,393 |   30,367 |   28,021 |   32,468      
 1990 ......|  201,760 |  143,418 |   17,836 |    7,831 |    7,961 |    8,742 |    6,215 |   30,286 |   29,161 |   35,386      
 1991 ......|  211,667 |  148,463 |   18,268 |    7,823 |    8,380 |    8,426 |    6,405 |   31,102 |   30,661 |   37,398      
 1992 ......|  226,032 |  157,726 |   18,759 |    8,334 |    8,939 |    8,834 |    6,590 |   32,565 |   32,664 |   41,041      
 1993 ......|  236,693 |  163,548 |   19,231 |    8,697 |    9,056 |    8,961 |    6,698 |   34,555 |   33,300 |   43,050      
 1994 ......|  242,035 |  165,501 |   19,109 |    8,659 |    8,814 |    8,760 |    6,769 |   36,131 |   33,181 |   44,078      
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            |                                              NON-U.S CITIZENS                                                    
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 1975 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1976 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1977 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1978 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1979 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1980 ......|   50,313 |   30,389 |    5,731 |    1,387 |    3,254 |    2,066 |    2,296 |    4,519 |    1,210 |    9,926      
 1981 ......|   54,487 |   32,671 |    6,258 |    1,495 |    3,641 |    2,558 |    2,439 |    4,787 |    1,004 |   10,489      
 1982 ......|   57,472 |   33,902 |    6,454 |    1,626 |    3,888 |    3,190 |    2,460 |    4,968 |    1,079 |   10,237      
 1983 ......|   61,935 |   36,785 |    7,195 |    1,669 |    4,242 |    3,923 |    2,530 |    5,457 |    1,093 |   10,676      
 1984 2/....|   63,454 |   37,889 |    7,560 |    1,570 |    4,538 |    4,454 |    2,488 |    5,740 |    1,045 |   10,494      
 1985 2/....|   68,254 |   41,649 |    8,483 |    1,665 |    4,821 |    5,534 |    2,396 |    6,286 |    1,156 |   11,308      
 1986 2/....|   75,077 |   45,450 |    9,498 |    1,867 |    5,145 |    6,108 |    2,598 |    7,146 |    1,170 |   11,918      
 1987 2/....|   78,792 |   48,034 |   10,028 |    1,939 |    5,494 |    6,473 |    2,660 |    7,980 |    1,212 |   12,248      
 1988 ......|   83,468 |   50,930 |   10,444 |    2,152 |    5,774 |    6,718 |    2,679 |    8,965 |    1,316 |   12,882      
 1989 ......|   86,771 |   53,185 |   11,100 |    2,304 |    5,984 |    6,990 |    2,677 |    9,981 |    1,327 |   12,822      
 1990 ......|   91,150 |   56,090 |   11,649 |    2,431 |    5,906 |    7,947 |    2,885 |   10,659 |    1,485 |   13,128      
 1991 ......|   95,439 |   57,748 |   11,850 |    2,572 |    5,878 |    8,090 |    2,884 |   11,598 |    1,624 |   13,252      
 1992 ......|   96,741 |   58,537 |   11,914 |    2,677 |    5,742 |    8,628 |    2,862 |   11,833 |    1,642 |   13,239      
 1993 ......|   93,291 |   56,988 |   11,380 |    2,688 |    5,477 |    8,394 |    2,802 |   11,968 |    1,614 |   12,665      
 1994 ......|   89,934 |   55,814 |   10,926 |    2,848 |    5,390 |    7,931 |    2,819 |   11,818 |    1,844 |   12,238      
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    YEAR    |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |METALLUR- |          |  HEALTH       
            |  ENGI-   |AEROSPACE | CHEMICAL |  CIVIL   |ELECTRICAL|INDUSTRIAL|MECHANICAL| GICAL &  |  OTHER   |  FIELDS       
            | NEERING, |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |MATERIALS |  ENGI-   |               
            |  TOTAL   | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  |  ENGI-   | NEERING  |               
            |          |          |          |          |          |          |          | NEERING  |          |               
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            |                                              TOTAL ENROLLMENT                                                    
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 1975 ......|   37,762 |    1,245 |    3,515 |    7,363 |    8,278 |    4,152 |    4,931 |    1,787 |    6,491 |   17,387      
 1976 ......|   36,882 |    1,165 |    3,691 |    7,025 |    8,147 |    3,578 |    4,919 |    1,860 |    6,497 |   18,585      
 1977 ......|   37,156 |    1,187 |    3,873 |    7,094 |    8,528 |    3,343 |    4,883 |    1,951 |    6,297 |   20,324      
 1978 1/....|   37,513 |    1,140 |    3,939 |    7,338 |    8,507 |    3,251 |    4,952 |    1,974 |    6,413 |   21,248      
 1979 ......|   39,967 |    1,152 |    4,218 |    7,623 |    9,039 |    3,743 |    5,428 |    2,135 |    6,629 |   22,746      
 1980 ......|   42,627 |    1,327 |    4,490 |    7,958 |    9,963 |    3,736 |    5,841 |    2,254 |    7,058 |   23,983      
 1981 ......|   45,724 |    1,483 |    4,989 |    8,799 |   10,450 |    3,602 |    6,422 |    2,454 |    7,525 |   24,073      
 1982 ......|   49,754 |    1,522 |    5,608 |    9,381 |   11,533 |    3,806 |    7,267 |    2,478 |    8,159 |   22,875      
 1983 ......|   53,906 |    1,840 |    5,869 |    9,804 |   13,265 |    3,286 |    8,330 |    2,704 |    8,808 |   22,599      
 1984 2/....|   55,165 |    1,854 |    5,734 |   10,086 |   13,925 |    3,391 |    8,698 |    2,872 |    8,605 |   22,907      
 1985 2/....|   55,895 |    1,994 |    5,546 |    9,749 |   14,799 |    3,455 |    8,875 |    3,093 |    8,384 |   23,295      
 1986 2/....|   60,164 |    2,154 |    5,594 |    9,971 |   16,290 |    3,805 |    9,789 |    3,370 |    9,191 |   23,356      
 1987 2/....|   61,931 |    2,372 |    5,674 |    9,628 |   17,101 |    4,155 |   10,230 |    3,436 |    9,335 |   23,861      
 1988 ......|   63,006 |    2,533 |    5,359 |    9,946 |   17,706 |    4,294 |   10,416 |    3,466 |    9,286 |   24,530      
 1989 ......|   64,381 |    2,772 |    5,282 |    9,964 |   18,466 |    4,664 |   10,492 |    3,720 |    9,021 |   25,809      
 1990 ......|   65,986 |    3,010 |    5,443 |   10,128 |   18,675 |    4,779 |   10,867 |    3,930 |    9,154 |   27,416      
 1991 ......|   71,048 |    3,325 |    5,788 |   11,328 |   19,904 |    5,607 |   11,687 |    4,058 |    9,351 |   29,847      
 1992 ......|   74,433 |    3,306 |    5,946 |   12,454 |   20,996 |    6,088 |   12,383 |    4,274 |    8,986 |   32,077      
 1993 ......|   73,814 |    3,262 |    6,021 |   12,458 |   20,400 |    5,905 |   12,395 |    4,249 |    9,124 |   35,634      
 1994 ......|   71,647 |    2,998 |    6,090 |   12,654 |   19,547 |    5,796 |   11,796 |    4,108 |    8,658 |   39,007      
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            |                                               U.S. CITIZENS                                                      
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 1975 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1976 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1977 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1978 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1979 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1980 ......|   24,736 |      759 |    2,500 |    4,670 |    5,666 |    2,297 |    3,211 |    1,147 |    4,486 |   21,950      
 1981 ......|   26,043 |      882 |    2,787 |    5,162 |    5,665 |    2,028 |    3,363 |    1,342 |    4,814 |   21,938      
 1982 ......|   28,473 |      945 |    3,267 |    5,428 |    6,421 |    2,190 |    3,767 |    1,297 |    5,158 |   20,586      
 1983 ......|   31,154 |    1,088 |    3,630 |    5,544 |    7,398 |    1,932 |    4,327 |    1,530 |    5,705 |   20,201      
 1984 2/....|   31,946 |    1,115 |    3,603 |    5,687 |    7,890 |    1,933 |    4,591 |    1,663 |    5,464 |   20,561      
 1985 2/....|   31,823 |    1,258 |    3,337 |    5,282 |    8,137 |    1,873 |    4,858 |    1,805 |    5,273 |   20,762      
 1986 2/....|   33,228 |    1,343 |    3,412 |    5,303 |    8,572 |    2,051 |    5,218 |    1,854 |    5,475 |   20,665      
 1987 2/....|   33,931 |    1,559 |    3,362 |    5,090 |    9,002 |    2,144 |    5,559 |    1,829 |    5,386 |   21,103      
 1988 ......|   33,520 |    1,502 |    2,967 |    5,208 |    9,295 |    2,226 |    5,299 |    1,805 |    5,218 |   21,478      
 1989 ......|   34,081 |    1,757 |    2,677 |    5,097 |    9,723 |    2,429 |    5,632 |    1,890 |    4,876 |   22,523      
 1990 ......|   34,482 |    1,870 |    2,679 |    5,375 |    9,652 |    2,381 |    5,781 |    1,985 |    4,759 |   23,860      
 1991 ......|   37,117 |    2,201 |    2,811 |    6,140 |    9,976 |    2,771 |    6,120 |    2,067 |    5,031 |   26,087      
 1992 ......|   39,922 |    2,246 |    2,963 |    7,003 |   10,577 |    3,085 |    6,803 |    2,247 |    4,998 |   28,384      
 1993 ......|   41,327 |    2,178 |    3,171 |    7,440 |   10,458 |    3,215 |    7,228 |    2,264 |    5,373 |   31,818      
 1994 ......|   41,202 |    1,860 |    3,400 |    7,966 |   10,507 |    3,086 |    6,981 |    2,369 |    5,033 |   35,332      
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            |                                              NON-U.S CITIZENS                                                    
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 1975 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1976 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1977 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1978 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1979 3/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1980 ......|   17,891 |      568 |    1,990 |    3,288 |    4,297 |    1,439 |    2,630 |    1,107 |    2,572 |    2,033      
 1981 ......|   19,681 |      601 |    2,202 |    3,637 |    4,785 |    1,574 |    3,059 |    1,112 |    2,711 |    2,135      
 1982 ......|   21,281 |      577 |    2,341 |    3,953 |    5,112 |    1,616 |    3,500 |    1,181 |    3,001 |    2,289      
 1983 ......|   22,752 |      752 |    2,239 |    4,260 |    5,867 |    1,354 |    4,003 |    1,174 |    3,103 |    2,398      
 1984 2/....|   23,219 |      739 |    2,131 |    4,399 |    6,035 |    1,458 |    4,107 |    1,209 |    3,141 |    2,346      
 1985 2/....|   24,072 |      736 |    2,209 |    4,467 |    6,662 |    1,582 |    4,017 |    1,288 |    3,111 |    2,533      
 1986 2/....|   26,936 |      811 |    2,182 |    4,668 |    7,718 |    1,754 |    4,571 |    1,516 |    3,716 |    2,691      
 1987 2/....|   28,000 |      813 |    2,312 |    4,538 |    8,099 |    2,011 |    4,671 |    1,607 |    3,949 |    2,758      
 1988 ......|   29,486 |    1,031 |    2,392 |    4,738 |    8,411 |    2,068 |    5,117 |    1,661 |    4,068 |    3,052      
 1989 ......|   30,300 |    1,015 |    2,605 |    4,867 |    8,743 |    2,235 |    4,860 |    1,830 |    4,145 |    3,286      
 1990 ......|   31,504 |    1,140 |    2,764 |    4,753 |    9,023 |    2,398 |    5,086 |    1,945 |    4,395 |    3,556      
 1991 ......|   33,931 |    1,124 |    2,977 |    5,188 |    9,928 |    2,836 |    5,567 |    1,991 |    4,320 |    3,760      
 1992 ......|   34,511 |    1,060 |    2,983 |    5,451 |   10,419 |    3,003 |    5,580 |    2,027 |    3,988 |    3,693      
 1993 ......|   32,487 |    1,084 |    2,850 |    5,018 |    9,942 |    2,690 |    5,167 |    1,985 |    3,751 |    3,816      
 1994 ......|   30,445 |    1,138 |    2,690 |    4,688 |    9,040 |    2,710 |    4,815 |    1,739 |    3,625 |    3,675      
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1/  MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS WERE NOT SURVEYED IN 1978; TOTALS
    INCLUDE ESTIMATES BASED ON 1977 AND 1979 DATA.
2/  THESE FIGURES INCLUDE ESTIMATED DATA FOR MASTER'S-GRANTING
    INSTITUTIONS, WHICH WERE SURVEYED ON A SAMPLE BASIS FROM 1984 THROUGH
    1987.  SEE "TECHNICAL NOTES" FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
3/  DISTRIBUTION BY CITIZENSHIP DATA WERE NOT REQUESTED BEFORE 1980. 
KEY:      NA = NOT AVAILABLE
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING