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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

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


TABLE D-4.  MALE GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS
             IN MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD: 1987-94

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                  FIELD                   | 1987 1/ |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  26,021 |  24,068 |  25,642 |  27,585 |  28,957 |  30,080 |  30,084 |  29,456
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  24,555 |  22,755 |  24,104 |  26,117 |  27,359 |  28,448 |  28,252 |  27,040
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  18,602 |  17,374 |  18,298 |  19,409 |  20,268 |  20,949 |  21,166 |  20,460
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   1,110 |   1,056 |   1,187 |   1,149 |   1,254 |   1,161 |   1,178 |   1,129
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     685 |     628 |     688 |     655 |     663 |     627 |     634 |     588
   PHYSICS ...............................|     333 |     350 |     389 |     397 |     447 |     382 |     374 |     373
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      92 |      78 |     110 |      97 |     144 |     152 |     170 |     168
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     785 |     719 |     691 |     750 |     853 |     990 |   1,125 |   1,149
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       4 |      11 |       9 |       4 |      11 |      10 |      13 |      19
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     441 |     366 |     327 |     338 |     329 |     327 |     326 |     347
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      67 |      65 |      67 |      61 |      62 |      72 |      71 |      95
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     273 |     277 |     288 |     347 |     451 |     581 |     715 |     688
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,381 |   1,314 |   1,422 |   1,507 |   1,427 |   1,411 |   1,366 |   1,290
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   4,134 |   3,925 |   4,100 |   4,549 |   4,609 |   4,869 |   4,648 |   4,037
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     451 |     458 |     453 |     486 |     473 |     455 |     463 |     494
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   1,805 |   1,673 |   1,763 |   1,725 |   1,709 |   1,835 |   2,004 |   2,001
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      25 |      10 |      25 |      25 |      28 |      28 |      42 |      33
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,547 |   1,462 |   1,498 |   1,468 |   1,411 |   1,473 |   1,581 |   1,599
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|      21 |      18 |       6 |       7 |       8 |      15 |       4 |       4
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       8 |      13
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      33 |      25 |      29 |      32 |      30 |      63 |      65 |      59
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|       2 |       1 |       2 |       1 |       1 |       5 |       3 |       2
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      33 |      17 |      19 |      21 |      14 |      14 |       9 |       8
   NUTRITION .............................|      19 |      23 |      37 |      38 |      45 |      42 |      66 |      71
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      32 |      30 |      35 |      33 |      36 |      45 |      49 |      51
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       1 |       1 |       2 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       8 |       6 |       6 |       7 |      10 |      20 |       1 |       4
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      84 |      80 |     104 |      93 |     125 |     130 |     176 |     157
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   3,454 |   3,217 |   3,372 |   3,590 |   3,838 |   4,024 |   4,047 |   4,057
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   5,482 |   5,012 |   5,310 |   5,653 |   6,105 |   6,204 |   6,335 |   6,303
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      44 |      44 |      42 |      33 |      32 |      54 |      61 |      51
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      89 |      85 |     106 |     120 |     139 |     118 |      97 |     101
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     601 |     550 |     534 |     516 |     576 |     632 |     604 |     536
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     361 |     402 |     430 |     389 |     409 |     447 |     443 |     456
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      59 |      77 |      69 |      65 |     148 |      93 |     100 |      80
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   2,812 |   2,719 |   2,939 |   3,036 |   3,133 |   3,179 |   3,278 |   3,256
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     269 |     277 |     305 |     349 |     444 |     430 |     418 |     428
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      43 |      39 |      39 |      37 |      36 |      42 |      37 |      37
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,204 |     819 |     846 |   1,108 |   1,188 |   1,209 |   1,297 |   1,358
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   5,953 |   5,381 |   5,806 |   6,708 |   7,091 |   7,499 |   7,086 |   6,580
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      32 |      34 |      63 |      88 |      59 |      33 |      29 |      55
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      59 |      62 |      60 |      58 |      45 |      36 |      44 |      57
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     141 |     101 |      84 |     104 |     121 |     141 |     130 |     117
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     934 |     774 |     730 |     799 |   1,000 |   1,268 |   1,294 |   1,242
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,753 |   1,700 |   2,280 |   2,684 |   2,782 |   2,969 |   2,676 |   2,488
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     192 |     189 |      13 |      14 |      26 |      31 |      32 |      16
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     673 |     633 |     771 |     967 |   1,005 |     968 |     966 |     914
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     968 |     939 |     993 |   1,103 |   1,022 |   1,072 |     977 |     826
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      81 |      68 |      67 |      84 |     107 |     138 |     126 |     100
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,120 |     881 |     745 |     807 |     924 |     843 |     812 |     765
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,466 |   1,313 |   1,538 |   1,468 |   1,598 |   1,632 |   1,832 |   2,416
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      43 |      67 |      60 |      69 |      72 |     144 |     156 |     258
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|     174 |     179 |     279 |     218 |     260 |     184 |     223 |     339
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       2 |       2 |       4 |       1 |       0 |       7 |       6 |       4
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      83 |      89 |      82 |     105 |     140 |     130 |     179 |     208
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     117 |     103 |     165 |     161 |     172 |     152 |     150 |     192
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      17 |      13 |      15 |      14 |      14 |      14 |      15 |      13
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,030 |     860 |     933 |     900 |     940 |   1,001 |   1,103 |   1,402
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1/  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:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING