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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 2: By Enrollment Status


TABLE B-103.  FEMALE PART-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND
             HEALTH FIELDS IN ALL 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 .............|  61,955 |  63,627 |  65,961 |  70,468 |  72,946 |  77,623 |  81,202 |  82,426
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  42,148 |  42,996 |  44,134 |  47,093 |  48,831 |  51,522 |  53,563 |  53,589
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  36,474 |  37,496 |  38,675 |  41,125 |  42,804 |  44,957 |  47,072 |  47,046
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   1,086 |   1,131 |   1,141 |   1,247 |   1,295 |   1,344 |   1,479 |   1,404
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       5 |       4 |       4 |       4 |       3 |       5 |       8 |       2
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     792 |     812 |     813 |     906 |     935 |   1,045 |   1,113 |   1,053
   PHYSICS ...............................|     230 |     232 |     253 |     268 |     265 |     199 |     237 |     239
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      59 |      83 |      71 |      69 |      92 |      95 |     121 |     110
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   1,103 |   1,075 |   1,112 |   1,200 |   1,290 |   1,474 |   1,527 |   1,566
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      20 |      16 |      16 |      10 |      13 |      42 |      28 |      24
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     572 |     564 |     527 |     500 |     474 |     488 |     478 |     463
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     142 |     120 |     146 |     141 |     161 |     183 |     212 |     244
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     369 |     375 |     423 |     549 |     642 |     761 |     809 |     835
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,040 |   2,063 |   2,055 |   2,161 |   2,082 |   2,124 |   2,206 |   2,149
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   4,684 |   4,856 |   4,737 |   4,728 |   4,789 |   4,855 |   4,827 |   4,474
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     574 |     615 |     632 |     689 |     702 |     770 |     898 |     965
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   4,297 |   4,456 |   4,622 |   4,886 |   4,933 |   5,316 |   5,505 |   5,690
   ANATOMY ...............................|      42 |      34 |      39 |      47 |      47 |      42 |      33 |      49
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      94 |     101 |     105 |      92 |     100 |     152 |     136 |     178
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,765 |   1,792 |   1,814 |   1,995 |   1,975 |   2,154 |   2,213 |   2,185
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     198 |     267 |     323 |     359 |     330 |     421 |     423 |     412
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      28 |      11 |      16 |      11 |       1 |       2 |       4 |       2
   BOTANY ................................|     153 |     145 |     142 |     157 |     159 |     150 |     150 |     169
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      34 |      23 |      26 |      29 |      45 |      70 |      97 |      95
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      81 |      85 |      98 |     123 |     130 |     149 |     172 |     183
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      52 |      50 |      48 |      55 |      47 |      52 |      70 |      61
   GENETICS ..............................|      53 |      52 |      61 |      61 |      58 |      60 |      53 |      58
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     226 |     249 |     268 |     262 |     283 |     269 |     249 |     248
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,006 |   1,094 |   1,119 |   1,062 |   1,033 |   1,037 |   1,103 |   1,245
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     141 |     130 |     149 |     136 |     177 |     138 |     152 |     165
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      57 |      43 |      49 |      51 |      56 |      62 |      68 |      75
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|      92 |     101 |      70 |      83 |      91 |      86 |      89 |      84
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     126 |     113 |     109 |     161 |     172 |     140 |     150 |     146
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     149 |     166 |     186 |     202 |     229 |     332 |     343 |     335
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  10,095 |  10,542 |  10,974 |  12,371 |  13,496 |  13,854 |  14,420 |  14,460
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  12,595 |  12,758 |  13,402 |  13,843 |  14,217 |  15,220 |  16,210 |  16,338
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      79 |      86 |      89 |      80 |     102 |     119 |     145 |     114
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,076 |   1,026 |   1,049 |   1,036 |     997 |   1,103 |   1,221 |   1,140
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     912 |     915 |     948 |     924 |     884 |     961 |   1,002 |     993
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     349 |     325 |     393 |     415 |     446 |     481 |     522 |     506
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     561 |     488 |     562 |     562 |     515 |     544 |     535 |     550
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   6,375 |   6,574 |   6,920 |   7,137 |   7,414 |   7,775 |   8,085 |   8,034
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,163 |   1,141 |   1,236 |   1,229 |   1,462 |   1,574 |   1,676 |   1,734
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     226 |     248 |     228 |     247 |     166 |     179 |     198 |     193
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,854 |   1,955 |   1,977 |   2,213 |   2,231 |   2,484 |   2,826 |   3,074
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   5,674 |   5,500 |   5,459 |   5,968 |   6,027 |   6,565 |   6,491 |   6,543
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      57 |      59 |      63 |      90 |      73 |      85 |      66 |      81
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      11 |      14 |      18 |      19 |      17 |      18 |      25 |      25
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      51 |      65 |      79 |      87 |      85 |      90 |     114 |     107
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     280 |     283 |     233 |     250 |     272 |     297 |     333 |     389
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     705 |     729 |     786 |     908 |   1,083 |   1,326 |   1,334 |   1,443
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,549 |   1,596 |   1,693 |   1,759 |   1,706 |   1,867 |   1,878 |   1,785
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     160 |     139 |     109 |     122 |     106 |     120 |     102 |      97
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   1,504 |   1,352 |   1,198 |   1,223 |   1,308 |   1,476 |   1,418 |   1,415
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     564 |     567 |     543 |     594 |     569 |     612 |     589 |     613
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     160 |     177 |     171 |     201 |     245 |     262 |     225 |     229
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      24 |      26 |      22 |      27 |      32 |      37 |      41 |      36
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     609 |     493 |     544 |     688 |     531 |     375 |     366 |     323
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  19,807 |  20,631 |  21,827 |  23,375 |  24,115 |  26,101 |  27,639 |  28,837
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     361 |     343 |     252 |     250 |     315 |     421 |     437 |     480
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      42 |      48 |      55 |      42 |      47 |      45 |      46 |      55
 NURSING .................................|  11,949 |  12,322 |  13,111 |  14,432 |  14,877 |  16,087 |  17,167 |  18,140
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     327 |     313 |     331 |     310 |     344 |     322 |     347 |     343
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,977 |   2,076 |   2,221 |   2,349 |   2,506 |   2,486 |   2,845 |   3,089
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   2,092 |   2,082 |   2,149 |   2,374 |   2,244 |   2,448 |   2,440 |   2,568
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      60 |      73 |      63 |      94 |      85 |      91 |      86 |      81
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,999 |   3,374 |   3,645 |   3,524 |   3,697 |   4,201 |   4,271 |   4,081
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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