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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 2: By Enrollment Status


 TABLE A-7.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
  FIELDS IN ALL INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD AND CITIZENSHIP, AND BY RACIAL/ETHNIC
                      BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS: 1994

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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 .............| 331,969 |  11,968 |   1,125 |  19,213 |   9,620 | 191,376 |   8,733 |  89,934
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 292,962 |  10,352 |     947 |  17,225 |   8,116 | 162,728 |   7,335 |  86,259
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................| 221,315 |   8,651 |     814 |  11,455 |   6,517 | 132,599 |   5,465 |  55,814
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  30,035 |     707 |      59 |   1,656 |     570 |  15,610 |     507 |  10,926
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     953 |       8 |       3 |      35 |      15 |     608 |      25 |     259
   CHEMISTRY .............................|  17,104 |     482 |      41 |     987 |     376 |   9,019 |     282 |   5,917
   PHYSICS ...............................|  11,747 |     211 |      14 |     613 |     178 |   5,852 |     200 |   4,679
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     231 |       6 |       1 |      21 |       1 |     131 |       0 |      71
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|  11,507 |     132 |      39 |     348 |     240 |   7,707 |     193 |   2,848
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     993 |      10 |       3 |      55 |      12 |     649 |      14 |     250
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   5,946 |      42 |      24 |     157 |     100 |   3,968 |     114 |   1,541
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|   2,348 |      35 |       5 |      64 |      82 |   1,452 |      38 |     672
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   2,220 |      45 |       7 |      72 |      46 |   1,638 |      27 |     385
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|  14,204 |     409 |      26 |     781 |     210 |   6,958 |     430 |   5,390
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  16,691 |     464 |      11 |   1,743 |     218 |   5,911 |     413 |   7,931
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   9,588 |     187 |      27 |     209 |     218 |   5,981 |     147 |   2,819
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  47,949 |   1,353 |     139 |   3,359 |   1,328 |  29,024 |     928 |  11,818
   ANATOMY ...............................|     992 |      34 |       1 |     102 |      22 |     568 |      36 |     229
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   5,163 |      99 |      11 |     457 |      98 |   2,750 |      49 |   1,699
   BIOLOGY ...............................|  10,080 |     381 |      36 |     623 |     388 |   6,576 |     318 |   1,758
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|   2,056 |      83 |       6 |     169 |      76 |   1,148 |      41 |     533
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     769 |      14 |       1 |      95 |      10 |     439 |       2 |     208
   BOTANY ................................|   2,349 |      48 |      10 |     101 |      52 |   1,367 |      32 |     739
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   3,663 |      66 |      12 |     283 |      99 |   2,298 |      36 |     869
   ECOLOGY ...............................|   1,203 |       9 |       5 |      29 |      32 |     931 |       9 |     188
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|   1,066 |      15 |       0 |      45 |      20 |     648 |      15 |     323
   GENETICS ..............................|   1,602 |      36 |       0 |      95 |      32 |   1,087 |      12 |     340
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   4,693 |     112 |      19 |     341 |     140 |   2,784 |      56 |   1,241
   NUTRITION .............................|   3,221 |     100 |       4 |     160 |     100 |   1,723 |      60 |   1,074
   PATHOLOGY .............................|   1,397 |      31 |       4 |     132 |      34 |     810 |      47 |     339
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   2,678 |      88 |       7 |     243 |      79 |   1,576 |      58 |     627
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   2,221 |      95 |      10 |     198 |      46 |   1,246 |      69 |     557
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   1,717 |      24 |       7 |      56 |      34 |   1,303 |      21 |     272
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|   3,079 |     118 |       6 |     230 |      66 |   1,770 |      67 |     822
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  35,025 |   2,030 |     233 |   1,156 |   1,488 |  26,933 |   1,341 |   1,844
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  56,316 |   3,369 |     280 |   2,203 |   2,245 |  34,475 |   1,506 |  12,238
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   1,936 |      52 |       3 |      37 |      44 |     941 |      27 |     832
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   5,841 |     178 |      64 |     178 |     230 |   4,318 |     181 |     692
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|  10,035 |     242 |      14 |     472 |     245 |   4,278 |     201 |   4,583
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   3,092 |      85 |      12 |      76 |      79 |   2,384 |      75 |     381
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   2,557 |      41 |       6 |     109 |     105 |   1,316 |      56 |     924
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|  17,927 |   1,494 |      88 |     660 |     774 |  11,676 |     600 |   2,635
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   6,709 |     600 |      45 |     306 |     334 |   4,241 |     145 |   1,038
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     696 |      90 |       4 |      10 |      10 |     487 |      16 |      79
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   7,523 |     587 |      44 |     355 |     424 |   4,834 |     205 |   1,074
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  71,647 |   1,701 |     133 |   5,770 |   1,599 |  30,129 |   1,870 |  30,445
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   2,998 |      50 |       5 |     175 |      58 |   1,503 |      69 |   1,138
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     879 |      15 |       0 |      44 |       9 |     358 |      12 |     441
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,271 |      55 |      14 |     210 |      56 |   1,156 |      44 |     736
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   6,090 |     133 |      15 |     420 |     132 |   2,590 |     110 |   2,690
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|  12,654 |     232 |      23 |     864 |     350 |   6,233 |     264 |   4,688
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  19,547 |     541 |      24 |   2,104 |     413 |   6,798 |     627 |   9,040
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|   1,347 |      18 |       2 |     107 |      22 |     644 |      14 |     540
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   5,796 |     191 |       8 |     350 |     158 |   2,221 |     158 |   2,710
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|  11,796 |     283 |      25 |     926 |     242 |   5,131 |     374 |   4,815
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   4,108 |      72 |       3 |     315 |      86 |   1,819 |      74 |   1,739
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     997 |      13 |       3 |      63 |      20 |     510 |       9 |     379
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   3,164 |      98 |      11 |     192 |      53 |   1,166 |     115 |   1,529
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  39,007 |   1,616 |     178 |   1,988 |   1,504 |  28,648 |   1,398 |   3,675
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|   2,405 |      80 |       5 |     226 |      66 |   1,406 |     247 |     375
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|   1,044 |      27 |       1 |      76 |      42 |     654 |      10 |     234
 NURSING .................................|   7,917 |     427 |      55 |     304 |     318 |   6,296 |     234 |     283
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|   2,188 |      77 |       1 |     176 |      40 |     979 |      44 |     871
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   5,411 |     312 |      36 |     504 |     334 |   3,176 |     327 |     722
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   8,557 |     284 |      46 |     158 |     234 |   7,313 |     188 |     334
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     696 |      32 |       1 |      32 |      16 |     390 |      14 |     211
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  10,789 |     377 |      33 |     512 |     454 |   8,434 |     334 |     645
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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