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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

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


 TABLE C-4.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
 FIELDS IN DOCTORATE-GRANTING 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 ......|  207,417 |  153,825 |   21,443 |    8,921 |   10,186 |    4,172 |    8,643 |   35,046 |   20,609 |   44,805      
 1976 ......|  210,835 |  157,173 |   21,760 |    9,608 |   10,458 |    4,468 |    9,160 |   35,915 |   22,269 |   43,535      
 1977 ......|  212,749 |  157,301 |   21,921 |    9,943 |    9,921 |    4,290 |    9,440 |   36,507 |   21,884 |   43,395      
 1978 ......|  208,479 |  151,963 |   21,495 |    9,863 |    9,294 |    4,426 |    9,399 |   35,745 |   20,663 |   41,078      
 1979 ......|  216,667 |  156,411 |   21,858 |   10,103 |    9,161 |    5,163 |    9,565 |   35,851 |   21,431 |   43,279      
 1980 ......|  222,678 |  159,040 |   22,288 |   10,257 |    9,389 |    5,972 |    9,784 |   35,733 |   22,282 |   43,335      
 1981 ......|  226,405 |  160,125 |   22,691 |   10,452 |    9,706 |    6,550 |    9,893 |   35,324 |   22,403 |   43,106      
 1982 ......|  229,400 |  160,632 |   23,386 |   10,827 |   10,191 |    7,940 |    9,765 |   35,018 |   22,215 |   41,290      
 1983 ......|  235,537 |  163,006 |   24,542 |   11,447 |   10,348 |    9,297 |    9,561 |   34,894 |   22,474 |   40,443      
 1984 ......|  236,631 |  162,626 |   25,177 |   11,196 |   10,603 |   10,225 |    9,524 |   35,344 |   21,809 |   38,748      
 1985 ......|  240,356 |  165,151 |   25,954 |   10,776 |   11,141 |   12,423 |    8,876 |   35,383 |   21,306 |   39,292      
 1986 ......|  248,996 |  169,774 |   27,020 |   10,785 |   11,738 |   13,400 |    8,966 |   36,281 |   22,166 |   39,418      
 1987 ......|  253,547 |  172,263 |   27,720 |    9,989 |   12,352 |   13,636 |    8,730 |   36,756 |   22,897 |   40,183      
 1988 ......|  258,912 |  175,634 |   27,867 |    9,753 |   12,827 |   13,648 |    8,731 |   37,773 |   23,839 |   41,196      
 1989 ......|  265,929 |  180,099 |   28,461 |    9,631 |   13,034 |   14,119 |    8,690 |   38,877 |   24,728 |   42,559      
 1990 ......|  274,546 |  185,839 |   28,815 |    9,854 |   13,220 |   14,784 |    8,713 |   39,501 |   25,458 |   45,494      
 1991 ......|  286,965 |  191,473 |   29,406 |    9,922 |   13,576 |   14,752 |    8,850 |   41,206 |   26,468 |   47,293      
 1992 ......|  300,865 |  200,372 |   30,033 |   10,477 |   13,962 |   15,614 |    9,086 |   42,772 |   27,773 |   50,655      
 1993 ......|  306,890 |  204,158 |   29,905 |   10,784 |   13,783 |   15,702 |    9,059 |   44,627 |   28,246 |   52,052      
 1994 ......|  307,964 |  204,874 |   29,302 |   10,890 |   13,422 |   15,297 |    9,139 |   46,066 |   28,162 |   52,596      
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            |                                               U.S. CITIZENS                                                      
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 1975 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1976 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1977 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1979 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1980 ......|  174,226 |  129,962 |   16,708 |    8,919 |    6,228 |    4,078 |    7,551 |   31,414 |   21,209 |   33,855      
 1981 ......|  174,014 |  128,904 |   16,611 |    8,984 |    6,166 |    4,313 |    7,540 |   30,705 |   21,530 |   33,055      
 1982 ......|  174,374 |  128,428 |   17,118 |    9,236 |    6,471 |    5,169 |    7,406 |   30,208 |   21,262 |   31,558      
 1983 ......|  176,185 |  128,042 |   17,536 |    9,817 |    6,260 |    5,797 |    7,124 |   29,619 |   21,513 |   30,376      
 1984 ......|  175,871 |  126,585 |   17,792 |    9,664 |    6,266 |    6,203 |    7,110 |   29,783 |   20,881 |   28,886      
 1985 ......|  174,794 |  125,453 |   17,704 |    9,155 |    6,501 |    7,459 |    6,531 |   29,255 |   20,276 |   28,572      
 1986 ......|  176,875 |  126,404 |   17,790 |    8,948 |    6,793 |    7,893 |    6,430 |   29,306 |   21,125 |   28,119      
 1987 ......|  177,737 |  126,294 |   17,890 |    8,078 |    7,066 |    7,861 |    6,134 |   28,923 |   21,807 |   28,535      
 1988 ......|  178,281 |  126,588 |   17,630 |    7,638 |    7,242 |    7,596 |    6,112 |   28,953 |   22,635 |   28,782      
 1989 ......|  182,040 |  128,756 |   17,637 |    7,355 |    7,222 |    7,750 |    6,091 |   29,062 |   23,505 |   30,134      
 1990 ......|  186,733 |  132,120 |   17,477 |    7,474 |    7,528 |    7,814 |    5,928 |   29,025 |   24,084 |   32,790      
 1991 ......|  194,680 |  135,979 |   17,843 |    7,398 |    7,906 |    7,546 |    6,068 |   29,758 |   24,975 |   34,485      
 1992 ......|  207,512 |  144,124 |   18,383 |    7,859 |    8,441 |    7,939 |    6,284 |   31,112 |   26,254 |   37,852      
 1993 ......|  216,572 |  149,222 |   18,794 |    8,151 |    8,506 |    8,079 |    6,293 |   32,819 |   26,762 |   39,818      
 1994 ......|  220,741 |  150,970 |   18,595 |    8,096 |    8,202 |    7,995 |    6,363 |   34,389 |   26,545 |   40,785      
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            |                                             NON-U.S. CITIZENS                                                    
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 1975 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1976 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1977 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1979 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1980 ......|   48,452 |   29,078 |    5,580 |    1,338 |    3,161 |    1,894 |    2,233 |    4,319 |    1,073 |    9,480      
 1981 ......|   52,391 |   31,221 |    6,080 |    1,468 |    3,540 |    2,237 |    2,353 |    4,619 |      873 |   10,051      
 1982 ......|   55,026 |   32,204 |    6,268 |    1,591 |    3,720 |    2,771 |    2,359 |    4,810 |      953 |    9,732      
 1983 ......|   59,352 |   34,964 |    7,006 |    1,630 |    4,088 |    3,500 |    2,437 |    5,275 |      961 |   10,067      
 1984 ......|   60,760 |   36,041 |    7,385 |    1,532 |    4,337 |    4,022 |    2,414 |    5,561 |      928 |    9,862      
 1985 ......|   65,562 |   39,698 |    8,250 |    1,621 |    4,640 |    4,964 |    2,345 |    6,128 |    1,030 |   10,720      
 1986 ......|   72,121 |   43,370 |    9,230 |    1,837 |    4,945 |    5,507 |    2,536 |    6,975 |    1,041 |   11,299      
 1987 ......|   75,810 |   45,969 |    9,830 |    1,911 |    5,286 |    5,775 |    2,596 |    7,833 |    1,090 |   11,648      
 1988 ......|   80,631 |   49,046 |   10,237 |    2,115 |    5,585 |    6,052 |    2,619 |    8,820 |    1,204 |   12,414      
 1989 ......|   83,889 |   51,343 |   10,824 |    2,276 |    5,812 |    6,369 |    2,599 |    9,815 |    1,223 |   12,425      
 1990 ......|   87,813 |   53,719 |   11,338 |    2,380 |    5,692 |    6,970 |    2,785 |   10,476 |    1,374 |   12,704      
 1991 ......|   92,285 |   55,494 |   11,563 |    2,524 |    5,670 |    7,206 |    2,782 |   11,448 |    1,493 |   12,808      
 1992 ......|   93,353 |   56,248 |   11,650 |    2,618 |    5,521 |    7,675 |    2,802 |   11,660 |    1,519 |   12,803      
 1993 ......|   90,318 |   54,936 |   11,111 |    2,633 |    5,277 |    7,623 |    2,766 |   11,808 |    1,484 |   12,234      
 1994 ......|   87,223 |   53,904 |   10,707 |    2,794 |    5,220 |    7,302 |    2,776 |   11,677 |    1,617 |   11,811      
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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 ......|   37,149 |    1,225 |    3,482 |    7,197 |    8,215 |    4,067 |    4,880 |    1,780 |    6,303 |   16,443      
 1976 ......|   36,294 |    1,153 |    3,657 |    6,890 |    8,087 |    3,492 |    4,874 |    1,853 |    6,288 |   17,368      
 1977 ......|   36,419 |    1,178 |    3,843 |    6,903 |    8,362 |    3,235 |    4,797 |    1,941 |    6,160 |   19,029      
 1978 ......|   36,701 |    1,135 |    3,898 |    7,123 |    8,334 |    3,140 |    4,868 |    1,961 |    6,242 |   19,815      
 1979 ......|   39,081 |    1,151 |    4,167 |    7,384 |    8,859 |    3,629 |    5,346 |    2,120 |    6,425 |   21,175      
 1980 ......|   41,545 |    1,324 |    4,427 |    7,740 |    9,683 |    3,576 |    5,730 |    2,236 |    6,829 |   22,093      
 1981 ......|   44,368 |    1,480 |    4,902 |    8,409 |   10,140 |    3,429 |    6,331 |    2,436 |    7,241 |   21,912      
 1982 ......|   48,233 |    1,519 |    5,512 |    9,049 |   11,245 |    3,586 |    7,088 |    2,453 |    7,781 |   20,535      
 1983 ......|   52,280 |    1,825 |    5,775 |    9,520 |   12,874 |    3,130 |    8,162 |    2,686 |    8,308 |   20,251      
 1984 ......|   53,581 |    1,840 |    5,644 |    9,844 |   13,480 |    3,271 |    8,491 |    2,865 |    8,146 |   20,424      
 1985 ......|   54,399 |    1,980 |    5,483 |    9,500 |   14,366 |    3,319 |    8,658 |    3,075 |    8,018 |   20,806      
 1986 ......|   58,404 |    2,138 |    5,500 |    9,661 |   15,760 |    3,678 |    9,565 |    3,342 |    8,760 |   20,818      
 1987 ......|   60,067 |    2,355 |    5,590 |    9,341 |   16,489 |    4,022 |   10,002 |    3,412 |    8,856 |   21,217      
 1988 ......|   61,125 |    2,517 |    5,291 |    9,617 |   17,048 |    4,150 |   10,163 |    3,448 |    8,891 |   22,153      
 1989 ......|   62,505 |    2,742 |    5,248 |    9,671 |   17,727 |    4,472 |   10,243 |    3,696 |    8,706 |   23,325      
 1990 ......|   63,957 |    2,946 |    5,405 |    9,872 |   17,918 |    4,491 |   10,567 |    3,910 |    8,848 |   24,750      
 1991 ......|   69,007 |    3,258 |    5,733 |   10,988 |   19,172 |    5,406 |   11,396 |    4,038 |    9,016 |   26,485      
 1992 ......|   72,023 |    3,269 |    5,873 |   11,985 |   20,169 |    5,832 |   12,020 |    4,255 |    8,620 |   28,470      
 1993 ......|   71,531 |    3,227 |    5,950 |   11,952 |   19,653 |    5,675 |   12,102 |    4,226 |    8,746 |   31,201      
 1994 ......|   69,459 |    2,965 |    6,012 |   12,168 |   18,824 |    5,561 |   11,545 |    4,084 |    8,300 |   33,631      
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            |                                               U.S. CITIZENS                                                      
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 1975 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1976 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1977 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1979 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1980 ......|   24,146 |      759 |    2,468 |    4,533 |    5,536 |    2,208 |    3,155 |    1,136 |    4,351 |   20,118      
 1981 ......|   25,272 |      882 |    2,746 |    4,915 |    5,529 |    1,928 |    3,326 |    1,330 |    4,616 |   19,838      
 1982 ......|   27,564 |      944 |    3,196 |    5,210 |    6,251 |    2,056 |    3,681 |    1,280 |    4,946 |   18,382      
 1983 ......|   30,134 |    1,078 |    3,581 |    5,364 |    7,194 |    1,829 |    4,238 |    1,520 |    5,330 |   18,009      
 1984 ......|   31,062 |    1,104 |    3,555 |    5,535 |    7,670 |    1,863 |    4,492 |    1,661 |    5,182 |   18,224      
 1985 ......|   30,970 |    1,249 |    3,300 |    5,112 |    7,935 |    1,786 |    4,760 |    1,797 |    5,031 |   18,371      
 1986 ......|   32,243 |    1,332 |    3,367 |    5,110 |    8,345 |    1,968 |    5,114 |    1,839 |    5,168 |   18,228      
 1987 ......|   32,896 |    1,547 |    3,321 |    4,913 |    8,743 |    2,071 |    5,440 |    1,815 |    5,046 |   18,547      
 1988 ......|   32,489 |    1,491 |    2,936 |    4,957 |    9,018 |    2,153 |    5,175 |    1,796 |    4,963 |   19,204      
 1989 ......|   33,141 |    1,743 |    2,665 |    4,898 |    9,423 |    2,331 |    5,537 |    1,876 |    4,668 |   20,143      
 1990 ......|   33,310 |    1,834 |    2,666 |    5,197 |    9,265 |    2,193 |    5,635 |    1,976 |    4,544 |   21,303      
 1991 ......|   35,869 |    2,137 |    2,795 |    5,890 |    9,565 |    2,650 |    5,988 |    2,057 |    4,787 |   22,832      
 1992 ......|   38,517 |    2,210 |    2,936 |    6,676 |   10,141 |    2,954 |    6,629 |    2,239 |    4,732 |   24,871      
 1993 ......|   39,860 |    2,144 |    3,118 |    7,075 |   10,027 |    3,077 |    7,071 |    2,253 |    5,095 |   27,490      
 1994 ......|   39,676 |    1,832 |    3,339 |    7,588 |   10,035 |    2,937 |    6,821 |    2,349 |    4,775 |   30,095      
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            |                                             NON-U.S. CITIZENS                                                    
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 1975 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1976 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1977 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1979 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA      
 1980 ......|   17,399 |      565 |    1,959 |    3,207 |    4,147 |    1,368 |    2,575 |    1,100 |    2,478 |    1,975      
 1981 ......|   19,096 |      598 |    2,156 |    3,494 |    4,611 |    1,501 |    3,005 |    1,106 |    2,625 |    2,074      
 1982 ......|   20,669 |      575 |    2,316 |    3,839 |    4,994 |    1,530 |    3,407 |    1,173 |    2,835 |    2,153      
 1983 ......|   22,146 |      747 |    2,194 |    4,156 |    5,680 |    1,301 |    3,924 |    1,166 |    2,978 |    2,242      
 1984 ......|   22,519 |      736 |    2,089 |    4,309 |    5,810 |    1,408 |    3,999 |    1,204 |    2,964 |    2,200      
 1985 ......|   23,429 |      731 |    2,183 |    4,388 |    6,431 |    1,533 |    3,898 |    1,278 |    2,987 |    2,435      
 1986 ......|   26,161 |      806 |    2,133 |    4,551 |    7,415 |    1,710 |    4,451 |    1,503 |    3,592 |    2,590      
 1987 ......|   27,171 |      808 |    2,269 |    4,428 |    7,746 |    1,951 |    4,562 |    1,597 |    3,810 |    2,670      
 1988 ......|   28,636 |    1,026 |    2,355 |    4,660 |    8,030 |    1,997 |    4,988 |    1,652 |    3,928 |    2,949      
 1989 ......|   29,364 |      999 |    2,583 |    4,773 |    8,304 |    2,141 |    4,706 |    1,820 |    4,038 |    3,182      
 1990 ......|   30,647 |    1,112 |    2,739 |    4,675 |    8,653 |    2,298 |    4,932 |    1,934 |    4,304 |    3,447      
 1991 ......|   33,138 |    1,121 |    2,938 |    5,098 |    9,607 |    2,756 |    5,408 |    1,981 |    4,229 |    3,653      
 1992 ......|   33,506 |    1,059 |    2,937 |    5,309 |   10,028 |    2,878 |    5,391 |    2,016 |    3,888 |    3,599      
 1993 ......|   31,671 |    1,083 |    2,832 |    4,877 |    9,626 |    2,598 |    5,031 |    1,973 |    3,651 |    3,711      
 1994 ......|   29,783 |    1,133 |    2,673 |    4,580 |    8,789 |    2,624 |    4,724 |    1,735 |    3,525 |    3,536      
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1/  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