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No. 2: By Enrollment Status


1 TABLE B-30.  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 .............| 150,490 | 149,511 | 151,949 | 159,478 | 164,368 | 170,988 | 174,991 | 174,657
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 TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 126,180 | 124,695 | 125,913 | 131,839 | 135,657 | 140,098 | 142,086 | 140,190
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  SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  84,174 |  84,890 |  86,280 |  90,209 |  93,133 |  96,499 |  99,038 |  97,972
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   PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   4,315 |   4,388 |   4,409 |   4,590 |   4,620 |   4,676 |   4,707 |   4,449
    ASTRONOMY .............................|      40 |      26 |      27 |      20 |      19 |      29 |      32 |      20
    CHEMISTRY .............................|   2,592 |   2,491 |   2,550 |   2,736 |   2,676 |   2,930 |   2,927 |   2,705
    PHYSICS ...............................|   1,503 |   1,670 |   1,617 |   1,622 |   1,639 |   1,433 |   1,444 |   1,438
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     180 |     201 |     215 |     212 |     286 |     284 |     304 |     286
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   EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   3,936 |   3,706 |   3,641 |   3,762 |   4,137 |   4,402 |   4,490 |   4,588
    ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     128 |     111 |     102 |     101 |     109 |     130 |     132 |     116
    GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   2,332 |   2,153 |   2,069 |   1,893 |   1,879 |   1,859 |   1,815 |   1,795
    OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     476 |     404 |     408 |     399 |     395 |     397 |     434 |     505
    EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   1,000 |   1,038 |   1,062 |   1,369 |   1,754 |   2,016 |   2,109 |   2,172
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   MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   5,480 |   5,583 |   5,601 |   5,927 |   5,712 |   5,686 |   5,476 |   5,432
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   COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  16,715 |  17,094 |  16,876 |  17,568 |  18,094 |  18,680 |  18,759 |  17,282
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   AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,024 |   2,013 |   2,120 |   2,216 |   2,217 |   2,375 |   2,453 |   2,721
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   BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   8,512 |   8,356 |   8,504 |   9,044 |   9,078 |   9,788 |  10,003 |  10,250
    ANATOMY ...............................|      87 |      83 |      79 |      89 |      90 |      70 |      50 |      96
    BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     209 |     190 |     272 |     214 |     247 |     331 |     339 |     405
    BIOLOGY ...............................|   3,792 |   3,667 |   3,592 |   3,878 |   3,853 |   4,196 |   4,331 |   4,244
    BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     390 |     469 |     511 |     640 |     601 |     731 |     668 |     654
    BIOPHYSICS ............................|     123 |      48 |      45 |      37 |      18 |      23 |      25 |      24
    BOTANY ................................|     399 |     372 |     383 |     379 |     390 |     388 |     361 |     399
    CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      78 |      55 |      57 |      70 |      93 |     132 |     185 |     188
    ECOLOGY ...............................|     167 |     169 |     211 |     252 |     261 |     304 |     353 |     363
    ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     182 |     179 |     172 |     176 |     157 |     177 |     208 |     197
    GENETICS ..............................|     106 |     102 |     111 |     111 |     108 |     113 |      95 |      97
    MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     436 |     465 |     498 |     501 |     520 |     512 |     461 |     437
    NUTRITION .............................|   1,256 |   1,335 |   1,380 |   1,343 |   1,286 |   1,296 |   1,343 |   1,526
    PATHOLOGY .............................|     295 |     266 |     265 |     271 |     336 |     291 |     279 |     319
    PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     150 |     138 |     132 |     131 |     128 |     132 |     145 |     159
    PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     217 |     212 |     149 |     160 |     169 |     157 |     152 |     157
    ZOOLOGY ...............................|     326 |     315 |     315 |     427 |     409 |     350 |     373 |     375
    BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     299 |     291 |     332 |     365 |     412 |     585 |     635 |     610
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   PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  15,356 |  15,845 |  16,180 |  17,552 |  19,097 |  19,335 |  19,805 |  19,913
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   SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  27,836 |  27,905 |  28,949 |  29,550 |  30,178 |  31,557 |  33,345 |  33,337
    AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     346 |     350 |     364 |     312 |     353 |     417 |     452 |     353
    ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,727 |   1,669 |   1,717 |   1,670 |   1,652 |   1,786 |   1,932 |   1,828
    ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   3,028 |   3,019 |   3,061 |   3,033 |   2,857 |   3,068 |   3,107 |   3,139
    GEOGRAPHY .............................|     933 |     993 |   1,121 |   1,156 |   1,221 |   1,301 |   1,352 |   1,384
    LINGUISTICS ...........................|     833 |     724 |     821 |     818 |     876 |     800 |     787 |     768
    POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|  14,541 |  14,560 |  15,249 |  15,335 |  15,689 |  16,186 |  16,908 |  16,680
    SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,958 |   2,002 |   2,105 |   2,087 |   2,432 |   2,509 |   2,741 |   2,742
    SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     417 |     419 |     382 |     420 |     287 |     339 |     317 |     315
    SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   4,053 |   4,169 |   4,129 |   4,719 |   4,811 |   5,151 |   5,749 |   6,128
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  ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  42,006 |  39,805 |  39,633 |  41,630 |  42,524 |  43,599 |  43,048 |  42,218
   AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     643 |     690 |     752 |     924 |     795 |     730 |     678 |     716
   AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     143 |     164 |     182 |     147 |     158 |     168 |     183 |     182
   BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     293 |     302 |     306 |     338 |     314 |     370 |     406 |     450
   CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,437 |   1,259 |   1,178 |   1,292 |   1,339 |   1,451 |   1,475 |   1,648
   CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   5,054 |   4,865 |   4,945 |   5,414 |   6,070 |   7,118 |   7,125 |   7,376
   ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  14,298 |  14,329 |  14,791 |  15,047 |  15,278 |  15,464 |  14,937 |  14,168
   ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     970 |     968 |     818 |     768 |     790 |     803 |     783 |     742
   INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   8,049 |   7,081 |   6,401 |   6,460 |   7,062 |   7,434 |   7,688 |   7,628
   MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   6,136 |   5,735 |   5,773 |   6,012 |   6,043 |   6,254 |   6,082 |   5,934
   METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     930 |     871 |     874 |   1,011 |   1,102 |   1,238 |   1,114 |   1,083
   NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     235 |     198 |     211 |     198 |     202 |     202 |     236 |     249
   ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   3,818 |   3,343 |   3,402 |   4,019 |   3,371 |   2,367 |   2,341 |   2,042
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 TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  24,310 |  24,816 |  26,036 |  27,639 |  28,711 |  30,890 |  32,905 |  34,467
  CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     559 |     510 |     375 |     382 |     470 |     670 |     680 |     758
  DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     147 |     154 |     148 |     129 |     141 |     133 |     130 |     151
  NURSING .................................|  12,522 |  12,838 |  13,702 |  15,046 |  15,537 |  16,791 |  17,906 |  19,039
  PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     783 |     706 |     742 |     741 |     770 |     730 |     738 |     713
  PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   3,394 |   3,354 |   3,384 |   3,635 |   3,974 |   3,907 |   4,590 |   5,033
  SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   2,284 |   2,267 |   2,309 |   2,587 |   2,446 |   2,647 |   2,631 |   2,819
  VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     139 |     146 |     133 |     191 |     177 |     188 |     184 |     179
  OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   4,482 |   4,841 |   5,243 |   4,928 |   5,196 |   5,824 |   6,046 |   5,775
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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