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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 2: By Enrollment Status


 TABLE A-30.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
 FIELDS IN DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD AND CITIZENSHIP, AND BY
               RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS: 1994

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                                          |         |         RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS         |
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                  FIELD                   |  TOTAL  |  BLACK  |AMERICAN | ASIAN/  |         |  WHITE  |         |CITIZENS
                                          |         |  NON-   | INDIAN/ | PACIFIC |HISPANIC |  NON-   |OTHER OR |
                                          |         |HISPANIC | ALASKAN |ISLANDER |         |HISPANIC | UNKNOWN |
                                          |         |         | NATIVE  |         |         |         |         |
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............| 307,964 |  10,274 |   1,015 |  17,916 |   8,699 | 175,378 |   7,459 |  87,223
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 274,333 |   8,844 |     857 |  16,123 |   7,375 | 151,160 |   6,287 |  83,687
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................| 204,874 |   7,328 |     724 |  10,671 |   5,833 | 121,815 |   4,599 |  53,904
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  29,302 |     637 |      59 |   1,603 |     550 |  15,263 |     483 |  10,707
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     953 |       8 |       3 |      35 |      15 |     608 |      25 |     259
   CHEMISTRY .............................|  16,692 |     427 |      41 |     947 |     364 |   8,832 |     272 |   5,809
   PHYSICS ...............................|  11,493 |     197 |      14 |     601 |     170 |   5,736 |     186 |   4,589
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     164 |       5 |       1 |      20 |       1 |      87 |       0 |      50
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|  10,890 |     129 |      36 |     328 |     225 |   7,204 |     174 |   2,794
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     981 |      10 |       3 |      53 |      12 |     639 |      14 |     250
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   5,764 |      40 |      23 |     157 |      97 |   3,823 |     102 |   1,522
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|   2,278 |      35 |       5 |      61 |      82 |   1,395 |      38 |     662
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   1,867 |      44 |       5 |      57 |      34 |   1,347 |      20 |     360
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|  13,422 |     351 |      24 |     713 |     187 |   6,563 |     364 |   5,220
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  15,297 |     384 |       9 |   1,548 |     195 |   5,518 |     341 |   7,302
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   9,139 |     137 |      25 |     200 |     197 |   5,696 |     108 |   2,776
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  46,066 |   1,229 |     134 |   3,236 |   1,230 |  27,721 |     839 |  11,677
   ANATOMY ...............................|     992 |      34 |       1 |     102 |      22 |     568 |      36 |     229
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   5,141 |      98 |      11 |     450 |      96 |   2,744 |      47 |   1,695
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   8,616 |     286 |      32 |     538 |     305 |   5,560 |     246 |   1,649
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|   2,056 |      83 |       6 |     169 |      76 |   1,148 |      41 |     533
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     769 |      14 |       1 |      95 |      10 |     439 |       2 |     208
   BOTANY ................................|   2,345 |      48 |      10 |     101 |      52 |   1,365 |      31 |     738
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   3,659 |      66 |      12 |     283 |      99 |   2,294 |      36 |     869
   ECOLOGY ...............................|   1,187 |       9 |       5 |      28 |      32 |     918 |       7 |     188
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|   1,066 |      15 |       0 |      45 |      20 |     648 |      15 |     323
   GENETICS ..............................|   1,553 |      34 |       0 |      92 |      32 |   1,043 |      12 |     340
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   4,686 |     110 |      19 |     340 |     140 |   2,784 |      52 |   1,241
   NUTRITION .............................|   3,069 |      95 |       3 |     144 |      92 |   1,616 |      54 |   1,065
   PATHOLOGY .............................|   1,367 |      30 |       4 |     131 |      33 |     786 |      47 |     336
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   2,678 |      88 |       7 |     243 |      79 |   1,576 |      58 |     627
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   2,221 |      95 |      10 |     198 |      46 |   1,246 |      69 |     557
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   1,712 |      24 |       7 |      56 |      34 |   1,298 |      21 |     272
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|   2,949 |     100 |       6 |     221 |      62 |   1,688 |      65 |     807
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  28,162 |   1,576 |     182 |   1,000 |   1,176 |  21,585 |   1,026 |   1,617
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  52,596 |   2,885 |     255 |   2,043 |   2,073 |  32,265 |   1,264 |  11,811
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   1,892 |      44 |       3 |      36 |      43 |     930 |      27 |     809
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   5,722 |     175 |      63 |     174 |     227 |   4,243 |     162 |     678
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   9,712 |     219 |      14 |     441 |     238 |   4,174 |     182 |   4,444
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   2,769 |      78 |      12 |      71 |      70 |   2,119 |      54 |     365
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   2,459 |      39 |       6 |      91 |      92 |   1,274 |      44 |     913
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|  16,325 |   1,258 |      72 |     610 |     688 |  10,708 |     495 |   2,494
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   6,263 |     483 |      43 |     287 |     315 |   4,013 |     111 |   1,011
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     647 |      84 |       4 |      10 |       9 |     453 |      15 |      72
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   6,807 |     505 |      38 |     323 |     391 |   4,351 |     174 |   1,025
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  69,459 |   1,516 |     133 |   5,452 |   1,542 |  29,345 |   1,688 |  29,783
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   2,965 |      49 |       5 |     173 |      57 |   1,495 |      53 |   1,133
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     879 |      15 |       0 |      44 |       9 |     358 |      12 |     441
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,225 |      55 |      14 |     209 |      56 |   1,129 |      44 |     718
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   6,012 |     131 |      15 |     413 |     129 |   2,566 |      85 |   2,673
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|  12,168 |     222 |      23 |     798 |     336 |   5,968 |     241 |   4,580
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  18,824 |     464 |      24 |   1,967 |     399 |   6,590 |     591 |   8,789
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|   1,343 |      18 |       2 |     107 |      22 |     640 |      14 |     540
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   5,561 |     163 |       8 |     331 |     152 |   2,148 |     135 |   2,624
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|  11,545 |     241 |      25 |     896 |     234 |   5,057 |     368 |   4,724
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   4,084 |      72 |       3 |     309 |      83 |   1,809 |      73 |   1,735
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     997 |      13 |       3 |      63 |      20 |     510 |       9 |     379
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   2,856 |      73 |      11 |     142 |      45 |   1,075 |      63 |   1,447
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  33,631 |   1,430 |     158 |   1,793 |   1,324 |  24,218 |   1,172 |   3,536
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|   2,154 |      70 |       5 |     190 |      54 |   1,244 |     235 |     356
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|   1,044 |      27 |       1 |      76 |      42 |     654 |      10 |     234
 NURSING .................................|   6,758 |     369 |      44 |     245 |     281 |   5,389 |     155 |     275
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|   2,188 |      77 |       1 |     176 |      40 |     979 |      44 |     871
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   5,305 |     304 |      36 |     494 |     326 |   3,103 |     326 |     716
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   6,364 |     244 |      40 |     130 |     192 |   5,330 |     138 |     290
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     679 |      21 |       1 |      32 |      16 |     390 |      14 |     205
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   9,139 |     318 |      30 |     450 |     373 |   7,129 |     250 |     589
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KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING