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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 2: By Enrollment Status


TABLE B-105.  PART-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
               FIELDS IN PUBLIC 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 .............|  94,992 |  95,593 | 100,054 | 107,157 | 109,886 | 115,176 | 118,229 | 119,594
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  77,870 |  78,034 |  81,607 |  87,625 |  89,725 |  93,751 |  95,308 |  95,276
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  53,946 |  55,120 |  57,313 |  61,148 |  62,590 |  65,420 |  66,880 |  66,829
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   3,064 |   3,173 |   3,185 |   3,454 |   3,432 |   3,467 |   3,539 |   3,407
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      37 |      25 |      22 |      18 |      17 |      26 |      27 |      18
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,755 |   1,686 |   1,699 |   1,866 |   1,811 |   1,973 |   2,017 |   1,885
   PHYSICS ...............................|   1,120 |   1,279 |   1,269 |   1,378 |   1,352 |   1,196 |   1,202 |   1,251
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     152 |     183 |     195 |     192 |     252 |     272 |     293 |     253
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   3,459 |   3,252 |   3,158 |   3,235 |   3,547 |   3,794 |   3,928 |   3,997
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      86 |      72 |      84 |      84 |      97 |     114 |     122 |     107
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   2,160 |   1,995 |   1,882 |   1,734 |   1,747 |   1,719 |   1,687 |   1,674
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     414 |     349 |     345 |     337 |     321 |     331 |     363 |     414
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     799 |     836 |     847 |   1,080 |   1,382 |   1,630 |   1,756 |   1,802
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   4,013 |   4,166 |   4,184 |   4,503 |   4,342 |   4,317 |   4,243 |   4,171
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   7,949 |   8,258 |   8,612 |   8,880 |   9,314 |   9,649 |   9,620 |   9,226
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,990 |   1,976 |   2,104 |   2,199 |   2,187 |   2,345 |   2,394 |   2,600
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   6,424 |   6,467 |   6,573 |   6,939 |   6,967 |   7,535 |   7,589 |   7,855
   ANATOMY ...............................|      55 |      56 |      59 |      65 |      76 |      60 |      40 |      88
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     134 |     133 |     198 |     167 |     170 |     237 |     212 |     270
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   2,817 |   2,876 |   2,810 |   2,983 |   3,054 |   3,330 |   3,435 |   3,419
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     226 |     294 |     304 |     366 |     336 |     444 |     400 |     400
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     118 |      46 |      43 |      32 |      13 |      17 |      17 |      17
   BOTANY ................................|     380 |     355 |     357 |     334 |     349 |     368 |     347 |     391
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      61 |      52 |      57 |      62 |      69 |     104 |     153 |     154
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     139 |     136 |     174 |     203 |     206 |     216 |     270 |     291
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     182 |     178 |     171 |     174 |     155 |     177 |     208 |     197
   GENETICS ..............................|      42 |      53 |      44 |      44 |      38 |      60 |      43 |      45
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     331 |     366 |     403 |     383 |     378 |     346 |     292 |     284
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,000 |   1,075 |   1,094 |   1,090 |   1,041 |   1,075 |   1,001 |   1,083
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     171 |     133 |     159 |     173 |     227 |     190 |     159 |     174
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      99 |      98 |     102 |      97 |     100 |     106 |     112 |     123
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     169 |     155 |     116 |     131 |     142 |     127 |     116 |     124
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     299 |     290 |     301 |     409 |     387 |     325 |     350 |     365
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     201 |     171 |     181 |     226 |     226 |     353 |     434 |     430
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   8,346 |   8,584 |   8,873 |   9,792 |   9,884 |  10,132 |  10,101 |  10,106
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  18,701 |  19,244 |  20,624 |  22,146 |  22,917 |  24,181 |  25,466 |  25,467
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     345 |     350 |     364 |     312 |     353 |     417 |     452 |     353
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,364 |   1,333 |   1,405 |   1,415 |   1,426 |   1,528 |   1,594 |   1,510
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   1,910 |   1,982 |   2,006 |   2,111 |   2,090 |   2,249 |   2,191 |   2,242
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     902 |     966 |   1,101 |   1,138 |   1,192 |   1,273 |   1,317 |   1,306
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     589 |     552 |     609 |     637 |     661 |     710 |     706 |     685
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   8,992 |   9,446 |  10,276 |  11,078 |  11,390 |  11,769 |  12,293 |  12,060
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,509 |   1,610 |   1,723 |   1,711 |   2,074 |   2,164 |   2,290 |   2,324
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     188 |     236 |     231 |     255 |     159 |     197 |     215 |     239
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   2,902 |   2,769 |   2,909 |   3,489 |   3,572 |   3,874 |   4,408 |   4,748
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  23,924 |  22,914 |  24,294 |  26,477 |  27,135 |  28,331 |  28,428 |  28,447
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     419 |     408 |     478 |     642 |     621 |     594 |     556 |     621
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     143 |     164 |     182 |     147 |     158 |     168 |     183 |     182
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     142 |     172 |     205 |     197 |     177 |     221 |     252 |     286
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     859 |     830 |     813 |     961 |     976 |   1,071 |   1,136 |   1,319
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   3,636 |   3,433 |   3,680 |   3,933 |   4,405 |   5,168 |   5,177 |   5,305
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   7,446 |   7,207 |   7,637 |   8,112 |   8,366 |   8,804 |   8,666 |   8,515
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     651 |     653 |     737 |     708 |     714 |     739 |     714 |     677
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   3,044 |   3,053 |   3,375 |   3,523 |   3,893 |   4,326 |   4,655 |   4,861
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   3,741 |   3,455 |   3,475 |   3,861 |   4,119 |   4,360 |   4,188 |   4,140
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     470 |     456 |     440 |     573 |     652 |     731 |     731 |     688
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     234 |     192 |     201 |     187 |     194 |     192 |     224 |     236
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   3,139 |   2,891 |   3,071 |   3,633 |   2,860 |   1,957 |   1,946 |   1,617
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  17,122 |  17,559 |  18,447 |  19,532 |  20,161 |  21,425 |  22,921 |  24,318
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     389 |     381 |     277 |     267 |     289 |     386 |     385 |     410
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     104 |     111 |      94 |      91 |     108 |      94 |      92 |     106
 NURSING .................................|   9,149 |   9,599 |  10,113 |  11,113 |  11,589 |  12,483 |  13,519 |  14,703
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     348 |     361 |     398 |     417 |     435 |     436 |     461 |     416
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,877 |   1,808 |   1,897 |   2,262 |   2,619 |   2,570 |   2,982 |   3,169
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   1,900 |   1,896 |   1,900 |   2,074 |   1,925 |   1,998 |   1,942 |   2,035
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     136 |     146 |     133 |     183 |     169 |     180 |     180 |     179
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   3,219 |   3,257 |   3,635 |   3,125 |   3,027 |   3,278 |   3,360 |   3,300
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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