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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 2: By Enrollment Status


  TABLE B-93.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH STUDENTS
         WITH U.S. CITIZENSHIP 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 .............| 192,303 | 191,751 | 195,998 | 201,760 | 211,667 | 226,032 | 236,693 | 242,035
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 171,200 | 170,273 | 173,475 | 177,900 | 185,580 | 197,648 | 204,875 | 206,703
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................| 137,269 | 136,753 | 139,394 | 143,418 | 148,463 | 157,726 | 163,548 | 165,501
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  18,384 |  18,130 |  18,107 |  17,836 |  18,268 |  18,759 |  19,231 |  19,109
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     507 |     545 |     604 |     603 |     598 |     621 |     638 |     694
   CHEMISTRY .............................|  11,295 |  10,764 |  10,548 |  10,242 |  10,393 |  10,735 |  11,129 |  11,187
   PHYSICS ...............................|   6,410 |   6,714 |   6,854 |   6,897 |   7,173 |   7,294 |   7,356 |   7,068
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     172 |     107 |     101 |      94 |     104 |     109 |     108 |     160
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   8,496 |   8,047 |   7,723 |   7,831 |   7,823 |   8,334 |   8,697 |   8,659
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     605 |     598 |     575 |     564 |     570 |     652 |     708 |     743
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   5,565 |   5,115 |   4,704 |   4,438 |   4,282 |   4,365 |   4,450 |   4,405
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|   1,295 |   1,192 |   1,277 |   1,402 |   1,427 |   1,570 |   1,620 |   1,676
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   1,031 |   1,142 |   1,167 |   1,427 |   1,544 |   1,747 |   1,919 |   1,835
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   7,550 |   7,739 |   7,699 |   7,961 |   8,380 |   8,939 |   9,056 |   8,814
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   8,863 |   8,415 |   8,616 |   8,742 |   8,426 |   8,834 |   8,961 |   8,760
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   6,434 |   6,443 |   6,393 |   6,215 |   6,405 |   6,590 |   6,698 |   6,769
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  30,255 |  30,244 |  30,367 |  30,286 |  31,102 |  32,565 |  34,555 |  36,131
   ANATOMY ...............................|     776 |     793 |     784 |     709 |     720 |     723 |     738 |     763
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   3,392 |   3,401 |   3,301 |   3,200 |   3,237 |   3,324 |   3,432 |   3,464
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   7,185 |   7,218 |   7,469 |   7,370 |   7,575 |   7,787 |   8,201 |   8,322
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     899 |     912 |     907 |     889 |     983 |   1,147 |   1,448 |   1,523
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     343 |     365 |     402 |     407 |     433 |     479 |     541 |     561
   BOTANY ................................|   1,842 |   1,702 |   1,625 |   1,522 |   1,455 |   1,494 |   1,536 |   1,610
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   1,553 |   1,618 |   1,700 |   1,950 |   2,097 |   2,269 |   2,479 |   2,794
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     686 |     708 |     740 |     733 |     769 |     864 |     892 |   1,015
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     767 |     775 |     718 |     699 |     679 |     712 |     718 |     743
   GENETICS ..............................|     964 |     923 |     954 |   1,004 |   1,104 |   1,182 |   1,323 |   1,262
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   3,208 |   3,356 |   3,259 |   3,222 |   3,215 |   3,319 |   3,378 |   3,452
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,969 |   1,855 |   1,813 |   1,783 |   1,761 |   1,787 |   1,848 |   2,147
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     831 |     825 |     825 |     801 |     798 |     843 |     961 |   1,058
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   1,543 |   1,544 |   1,626 |   1,652 |   1,672 |   1,724 |   1,897 |   2,051
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   1,646 |   1,561 |   1,507 |   1,495 |   1,525 |   1,528 |   1,623 |   1,664
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   1,557 |   1,453 |   1,499 |   1,385 |   1,468 |   1,494 |   1,486 |   1,445
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|   1,094 |   1,235 |   1,238 |   1,465 |   1,611 |   1,889 |   2,054 |   2,257
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  26,044 |  26,802 |  28,021 |  29,161 |  30,661 |  32,664 |  33,300 |  33,181
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  31,243 |  30,933 |  32,468 |  35,386 |  37,398 |  41,041 |  43,050 |  44,078
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   1,118 |   1,037 |     996 |   1,031 |   1,057 |   1,110 |   1,071 |   1,104
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   3,526 |   3,625 |   3,756 |   4,112 |   4,363 |   4,620 |   4,754 |   5,149
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   4,740 |   4,540 |   4,583 |   4,658 |   5,071 |   5,339 |   5,455 |   5,452
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   1,865 |   1,808 |   1,932 |   1,942 |   2,129 |   2,375 |   2,594 |   2,711
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,497 |   1,525 |   1,453 |   1,518 |   1,497 |   1,525 |   1,638 |   1,633
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|  10,049 |  10,270 |  11,287 |  12,584 |  13,275 |  14,876 |  15,661 |  15,292
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   3,723 |   3,681 |   3,910 |   4,322 |   4,638 |   5,166 |   5,465 |   5,671
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     409 |     428 |     485 |     610 |     514 |     557 |     570 |     617
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   4,316 |   4,019 |   4,066 |   4,609 |   4,854 |   5,473 |   5,842 |   6,449
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  33,931 |  33,520 |  34,081 |  34,482 |  37,117 |  39,922 |  41,327 |  41,202
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   1,559 |   1,502 |   1,757 |   1,870 |   2,201 |   2,246 |   2,178 |   1,860
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     480 |     406 |     362 |     330 |     332 |     377 |     403 |     438
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,016 |   1,028 |   1,042 |   1,210 |   1,263 |   1,444 |   1,570 |   1,535
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   3,362 |   2,967 |   2,677 |   2,679 |   2,811 |   2,963 |   3,171 |   3,400
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   5,090 |   5,208 |   5,097 |   5,375 |   6,140 |   7,003 |   7,440 |   7,966
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   9,002 |   9,295 |   9,723 |   9,652 |   9,976 |  10,577 |  10,458 |  10,507
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     782 |     803 |     702 |     745 |     774 |     802 |     824 |     807
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   2,144 |   2,226 |   2,429 |   2,381 |   2,771 |   3,085 |   3,215 |   3,086
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   5,559 |   5,299 |   5,632 |   5,781 |   6,120 |   6,803 |   7,228 |   6,981
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   1,829 |   1,805 |   1,890 |   1,985 |   2,067 |   2,247 |   2,264 |   2,369
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     594 |     644 |     628 |     577 |     590 |     611 |     634 |     618
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   2,514 |   2,337 |   2,142 |   1,897 |   2,072 |   1,764 |   1,942 |   1,635
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  21,103 |  21,478 |  22,523 |  23,860 |  26,087 |  28,384 |  31,818 |  35,332
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     987 |   1,145 |   1,233 |   1,261 |   1,480 |   1,656 |   1,825 |   2,030
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     728 |     742 |     689 |     643 |     652 |     760 |     769 |     810
 NURSING .................................|   5,759 |   5,841 |   5,817 |   5,949 |   6,223 |   6,207 |   6,630 |   7,634
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|   1,131 |   1,093 |   1,141 |   1,189 |   1,214 |   1,100 |   1,179 |   1,317
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   3,337 |   3,350 |   3,334 |   3,515 |   3,436 |   3,923 |   4,448 |   4,689
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   4,806 |   4,948 |   5,326 |   5,478 |   6,184 |   6,817 |   7,770 |   8,223
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     439 |     445 |     479 |     508 |     494 |     522 |     470 |     485
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   3,916 |   3,914 |   4,504 |   5,317 |   6,404 |   7,399 |   8,727 |  10,144
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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