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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

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


 TABLE B-6.  PART-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
            FIELDS IN ALL INSTITUTIONS, BY SEX AND FIELD: 1975-94

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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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 1975 ......|  108,865 |   70,224 |    4,394 |    2,522 |    6,198 |    3,942 |    1,813 |    9,524 |   12,086 |   29,745      
 1976 ......|  110,311 |   70,831 |    4,379 |    2,728 |    6,119 |    3,879 |    1,849 |    9,823 |   11,815 |   30,239      
 1977 ......|  118,646 |   73,766 |    4,350 |    3,031 |    5,687 |    4,504 |    1,966 |   10,819 |   12,914 |   30,495      
 1978 1/....|  116,886 |   72,337 |    4,145 |    2,909 |    5,053 |    4,917 |    2,141 |   10,132 |   12,726 |   30,315      
 1979 ......|  125,820 |   78,303 |    4,160 |    3,112 |    5,379 |    5,837 |    2,288 |   10,203 |   13,918 |   33,406      
 1980 ......|  128,668 |   79,527 |    4,017 |    3,180 |    5,433 |    6,991 |    2,284 |    9,906 |   13,939 |   33,777      
 1981 ......|  133,097 |   80,243 |    4,050 |    3,332 |    5,749 |    8,992 |    2,043 |    9,362 |   14,096 |   32,619      
 1982 ......|  137,563 |   83,108 |    4,148 |    3,701 |    6,364 |   10,641 |    2,447 |    9,282 |   14,406 |   32,119      
 1983 ......|  138,455 |   80,406 |    4,249 |    3,485 |    6,423 |   12,733 |    2,453 |    8,904 |   14,344 |   27,815      
 1984 2/....|  140,824 |   81,228 |    4,204 |    3,771 |    6,148 |   14,090 |    2,318 |    8,649 |   14,962 |   27,086      
 1985 2/....|  146,802 |   84,048 |    4,312 |    4,086 |    5,755 |   15,908 |    2,311 |    9,111 |   15,386 |   27,179      
 1986 2/....|  149,431 |   83,657 |    4,484 |    3,817 |    5,577 |   16,329 |    2,117 |    8,955 |   14,986 |   27,392      
 1987 2/....|  150,490 |   84,174 |    4,315 |    3,936 |    5,480 |   16,715 |    2,024 |    8,512 |   15,356 |   27,836      
 1988 ......|  149,511 |   84,890 |    4,388 |    3,706 |    5,583 |   17,094 |    2,013 |    8,356 |   15,845 |   27,905      
 1989 ......|  151,949 |   86,280 |    4,409 |    3,641 |    5,601 |   16,876 |    2,120 |    8,504 |   16,180 |   28,949      
 1990 ......|  159,478 |   90,209 |    4,590 |    3,762 |    5,927 |   17,568 |    2,216 |    9,044 |   17,552 |   29,550      
 1991 ......|  164,368 |   93,133 |    4,620 |    4,137 |    5,712 |   18,094 |    2,217 |    9,078 |   19,097 |   30,178      
 1992 ......|  170,988 |   96,499 |    4,676 |    4,402 |    5,686 |   18,680 |    2,375 |    9,788 |   19,335 |   31,557      
 1993 ......|  174,991 |   99,038 |    4,707 |    4,490 |    5,476 |   18,759 |    2,453 |   10,003 |   19,805 |   33,345      
 1994 ......|  174,657 |   97,972 |    4,449 |    4,588 |    5,432 |   17,282 |    2,721 |   10,250 |   19,913 |   33,337      
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1977 ......|   83,041 |   49,336 |    3,523 |    2,535 |    3,850 |    3,704 |    1,667 |    6,645 |    6,569 |   20,843      
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1979 ......|   81,264 |   48,526 |    3,158 |    2,446 |    3,522 |    4,564 |    1,830 |    5,838 |    6,147 |   21,021      
 1980 ......|   82,101 |   48,932 |    3,124 |    2,456 |    3,665 |    5,307 |    1,816 |    5,491 |    6,248 |   20,825      
 1981 ......|   82,091 |   47,443 |    3,042 |    2,487 |    3,801 |    6,510 |    1,649 |    4,803 |    5,893 |   19,258      
 1982 ......|   83,043 |   48,570 |    3,126 |    2,765 |    4,077 |    7,506 |    1,906 |    4,653 |    5,753 |   18,784      
 1983 ......|   82,740 |   45,981 |    3,205 |    2,557 |    4,137 |    8,758 |    1,842 |    4,332 |    5,287 |   15,863      
 1984 2/....|   83,622 |   46,512 |    3,143 |    2,756 |    3,958 |    9,960 |    1,760 |    4,234 |    5,466 |   15,235      
 1985 2/....|   87,311 |   47,973 |    3,233 |    2,993 |    3,601 |   11,402 |    1,717 |    4,410 |    5,365 |   15,252      
 1986 2/....|   88,199 |   47,555 |    3,362 |    2,783 |    3,497 |   11,794 |    1,550 |    4,301 |    5,114 |   15,154      
 1987 2/....|   88,535 |   47,700 |    3,229 |    2,833 |    3,440 |   12,031 |    1,450 |    4,215 |    5,261 |   15,241      
 1988 ......|   85,884 |   47,394 |    3,257 |    2,631 |    3,520 |   12,238 |    1,398 |    3,900 |    5,303 |   15,147      
 1989 ......|   85,988 |   47,605 |    3,268 |    2,529 |    3,546 |   12,139 |    1,488 |    3,882 |    5,206 |   15,547      
 1990 ......|   89,010 |   49,084 |    3,343 |    2,562 |    3,766 |   12,840 |    1,527 |    4,158 |    5,181 |   15,707      
 1991 ......|   91,422 |   50,329 |    3,325 |    2,847 |    3,630 |   13,305 |    1,515 |    4,145 |    5,601 |   15,961      
 1992 ......|   93,365 |   51,542 |    3,332 |    2,928 |    3,562 |   13,825 |    1,605 |    4,472 |    5,481 |   16,337      
 1993 ......|   93,789 |   51,966 |    3,228 |    2,963 |    3,270 |   13,932 |    1,555 |    4,498 |    5,385 |   17,135      
 1994 ......|   92,231 |   50,926 |    3,045 |    3,022 |    3,283 |   12,808 |    1,756 |    4,560 |    5,453 |   16,999      
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1977 ......|   35,605 |   24,430 |      827 |      496 |    1,837 |      800 |      299 |    4,174 |    6,345 |    9,652      
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1979 ......|   44,556 |   29,777 |    1,002 |      666 |    1,857 |    1,273 |      458 |    4,365 |    7,771 |   12,385      
 1980 ......|   46,567 |   30,595 |      893 |      724 |    1,768 |    1,684 |      468 |    4,415 |    7,691 |   12,952      
 1981 ......|   51,006 |   32,800 |    1,008 |      845 |    1,948 |    2,482 |      394 |    4,559 |    8,203 |   13,361      
 1982 ......|   54,520 |   34,538 |    1,022 |      936 |    2,287 |    3,135 |      541 |    4,629 |    8,653 |   13,335      
 1983 ......|   55,715 |   34,425 |    1,044 |      928 |    2,286 |    3,975 |      611 |    4,572 |    9,057 |   11,952      
 1984 2/....|   57,202 |   34,716 |    1,061 |    1,015 |    2,190 |    4,130 |      558 |    4,415 |    9,496 |   11,851      
 1985 2/....|   59,491 |   36,075 |    1,079 |    1,093 |    2,154 |    4,506 |      594 |    4,701 |   10,021 |   11,927      
 1986 2/....|   61,232 |   36,102 |    1,122 |    1,034 |    2,080 |    4,535 |      567 |    4,654 |    9,872 |   12,238      
 1987 2/....|   61,955 |   36,474 |    1,086 |    1,103 |    2,040 |    4,684 |      574 |    4,297 |   10,095 |   12,595      
 1988 ......|   63,627 |   37,496 |    1,131 |    1,075 |    2,063 |    4,856 |      615 |    4,456 |   10,542 |   12,758      
 1989 ......|   65,961 |   38,675 |    1,141 |    1,112 |    2,055 |    4,737 |      632 |    4,622 |   10,974 |   13,402      
 1990 ......|   70,468 |   41,125 |    1,247 |    1,200 |    2,161 |    4,728 |      689 |    4,886 |   12,371 |   13,843      
 1991 ......|   72,946 |   42,804 |    1,295 |    1,290 |    2,082 |    4,789 |      702 |    4,933 |   13,496 |   14,217      
 1992 ......|   77,623 |   44,957 |    1,344 |    1,474 |    2,124 |    4,855 |      770 |    5,316 |   13,854 |   15,220      
 1993 ......|   81,202 |   47,072 |    1,479 |    1,527 |    2,206 |    4,827 |      898 |    5,505 |   14,420 |   16,210      
 1994 ......|   82,426 |   47,046 |    1,404 |    1,566 |    2,149 |    4,474 |      965 |    5,690 |   14,460 |   16,338      
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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 ......|   30,509 |      425 |    1,519 |    5,197 |    8,042 |    7,511 |    3,670 |      565 |    3,580 |    8,132      
 1976 ......|   29,775 |      312 |    1,514 |    4,970 |    7,779 |    7,109 |    3,394 |      515 |    4,182 |    9,705      
 1977 ......|   31,529 |      331 |    1,328 |    5,241 |    8,878 |    7,095 |    3,839 |      608 |    4,209 |   13,351      
 1978 1/....|   30,190 |      324 |    1,403 |    5,025 |    8,617 |    6,247 |    3,685 |      598 |    4,294 |   14,359      
 1979 ......|   31,746 |      329 |    1,387 |    5,199 |    8,676 |    6,971 |    3,823 |      621 |    4,740 |   15,771      
 1980 ......|   31,662 |      410 |    1,525 |    5,139 |    9,169 |    5,939 |    4,047 |      656 |    4,777 |   17,479      
 1981 ......|   33,810 |      400 |    1,507 |    5,290 |    9,663 |    6,114 |    4,196 |      671 |    5,969 |   19,044      
 1982 ......|   33,912 |      419 |    1,581 |    4,741 |   10,394 |    5,750 |    4,200 |      646 |    6,181 |   20,543      
 1983 ......|   37,191 |      465 |    1,694 |    5,106 |   12,030 |    5,939 |    4,581 |      743 |    6,633 |   20,858      
 1984 2/....|   37,531 |      486 |    1,639 |    5,106 |   12,463 |    5,875 |    5,157 |      785 |    6,020 |   22,065      
 1985 2/....|   40,087 |      544 |    1,604 |    5,153 |   13,404 |    7,035 |    5,282 |      850 |    6,215 |   22,667      
 1986 2/....|   41,692 |      650 |    1,418 |    5,005 |   13,679 |    7,706 |    5,924 |      838 |    6,472 |   24,082      
 1987 2/....|   42,006 |      643 |    1,437 |    5,054 |   14,298 |    8,049 |    6,136 |      930 |    5,459 |   24,310      
 1988 ......|   39,805 |      690 |    1,259 |    4,865 |   14,329 |    7,081 |    5,735 |      871 |    4,975 |   24,816      
 1989 ......|   39,633 |      752 |    1,178 |    4,945 |   14,791 |    6,401 |    5,773 |      874 |    4,919 |   26,036      
 1990 ......|   41,630 |      924 |    1,292 |    5,414 |   15,047 |    6,460 |    6,012 |    1,011 |    5,470 |   27,639      
 1991 ......|   42,524 |      795 |    1,339 |    6,070 |   15,278 |    7,062 |    6,043 |    1,102 |    4,835 |   28,711      
 1992 ......|   43,599 |      730 |    1,451 |    7,118 |   15,464 |    7,434 |    6,254 |    1,238 |    3,910 |   30,890      
 1993 ......|   43,048 |      678 |    1,475 |    7,125 |   14,937 |    7,688 |    6,082 |    1,114 |    3,949 |   32,905      
 1994 ......|   42,218 |      716 |    1,648 |    7,376 |   14,168 |    7,628 |    5,934 |    1,083 |    3,665 |   34,467      
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1977 ......|   30,086 |      325 |    1,232 |    4,954 |    8,550 |    6,716 |    3,707 |      567 |    4,035 |    3,619      
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1979 ......|   29,305 |      316 |    1,202 |    4,774 |    8,197 |    6,299 |    3,612 |      546 |    4,359 |    3,433      
 1980 ......|   29,187 |      390 |    1,311 |    4,673 |    8,744 |    5,259 |    3,829 |      584 |    4,397 |    3,982      
 1981 ......|   30,684 |      384 |    1,262 |    4,842 |    9,098 |    5,266 |    3,912 |      568 |    5,352 |    3,964      
 1982 ......|   30,384 |      382 |    1,352 |    4,233 |    9,661 |    4,896 |    3,914 |      534 |    5,412 |    4,089      
 1983 ......|   33,007 |      422 |    1,447 |    4,542 |   10,925 |    5,040 |    4,259 |      619 |    5,753 |    3,752      
 1984 2/....|   33,284 |      440 |    1,399 |    4,517 |   11,400 |    4,894 |    4,762 |      671 |    5,201 |    3,826      
 1985 2/....|   35,290 |      507 |    1,354 |    4,498 |   12,177 |    5,892 |    4,830 |      686 |    5,346 |    4,048      
 1986 2/....|   36,302 |      598 |    1,167 |    4,345 |   12,238 |    6,350 |    5,392 |      684 |    5,528 |    4,342      
 1987 2/....|   36,332 |      586 |    1,157 |    4,349 |   12,749 |    6,545 |    5,572 |      770 |    4,604 |    4,503      
 1988 ......|   34,305 |      631 |      976 |    4,136 |   12,733 |    5,729 |    5,168 |      694 |    4,238 |    4,185      
 1989 ......|   34,174 |      689 |      945 |    4,159 |   13,098 |    5,203 |    5,230 |      703 |    4,147 |    4,209      
 1990 ......|   35,662 |      834 |    1,042 |    4,506 |   13,288 |    5,237 |    5,418 |      810 |    4,527 |    4,264      
 1991 ......|   36,497 |      722 |    1,067 |    4,987 |   13,572 |    5,754 |    5,474 |      857 |    4,064 |    4,596      
 1992 ......|   37,034 |      645 |    1,154 |    5,792 |   13,597 |    5,958 |    5,642 |      976 |    3,270 |    4,789      
 1993 ......|   36,557 |      612 |    1,142 |    5,791 |   13,059 |    6,270 |    5,493 |      889 |    3,301 |    5,266      
 1994 ......|   35,675 |      635 |    1,259 |    5,933 |   12,383 |    6,213 |    5,321 |      854 |    3,077 |    5,630      
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1977 ......|    1,443 |        6 |       96 |      287 |      328 |      379 |      132 |       41 |      174 |    9,732      
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1979 ......|    2,441 |       13 |      185 |      425 |      479 |      672 |      211 |       75 |      381 |   12,338      
 1980 ......|    2,475 |       20 |      214 |      466 |      425 |      680 |      218 |       72 |      380 |   13,497      
 1981 ......|    3,126 |       16 |      245 |      448 |      565 |      848 |      284 |      103 |      617 |   15,080      
 1982 ......|    3,528 |       37 |      229 |      508 |      733 |      854 |      286 |      112 |      769 |   16,454      
 1983 ......|    4,184 |       43 |      247 |      564 |    1,105 |      899 |      322 |      124 |      880 |   17,106      
 1984 2/....|    4,247 |       46 |      240 |      589 |    1,063 |      981 |      395 |      114 |      819 |   18,239      
 1985 2/....|    4,797 |       37 |      250 |      655 |    1,227 |    1,143 |      452 |      164 |      869 |   18,619      
 1986 2/....|    5,390 |       52 |      251 |      660 |    1,441 |    1,356 |      532 |      154 |      944 |   19,740      
 1987 2/....|    5,674 |       57 |      280 |      705 |    1,549 |    1,504 |      564 |      160 |      855 |   19,807      
 1988 ......|    5,500 |       59 |      283 |      729 |    1,596 |    1,352 |      567 |      177 |      737 |   20,631      
 1989 ......|    5,459 |       63 |      233 |      786 |    1,693 |    1,198 |      543 |      171 |      772 |   21,827      
 1990 ......|    5,968 |       90 |      250 |      908 |    1,759 |    1,223 |      594 |      201 |      943 |   23,375      
 1991 ......|    6,027 |       73 |      272 |    1,083 |    1,706 |    1,308 |      569 |      245 |      771 |   24,115      
 1992 ......|    6,565 |       85 |      297 |    1,326 |    1,867 |    1,476 |      612 |      262 |      640 |   26,101      
 1993 ......|    6,491 |       66 |      333 |    1,334 |    1,878 |    1,418 |      589 |      225 |      648 |   27,639      
 1994 ......|    6,543 |       81 |      389 |    1,443 |    1,785 |    1,415 |      613 |      229 |      588 |   28,837      
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1/  MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS WERE NOT SURVEYED AND SEX DATA WERE
    NOT REQUESTED IN 1978; TOTALS REPRESENT ESTIMATES BASED ON 1977 AND 1979
    DATA.  DETAILS FOR 1978 MAY NOT SUM TO TOTAL DUE TO ROUNDING.
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.
KEY:      NA = NOT AVAILABLE
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING