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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 2: By Enrollment Status


  TABLE C-33.  MALE FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND
     HEALTH FIELDS IN DOCTORATE- GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD: 1987-94

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                  FIELD                   |  1987   |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............| 170,429 | 171,297 | 174,300 | 177,506 | 184,070 | 190,617 | 190,691 | 187,623
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 163,609 | 164,495 | 167,131 | 170,006 | 176,238 | 182,250 | 181,512 | 177,815
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................| 110,583 | 110,707 | 112,529 | 114,479 | 116,617 | 120,508 | 120,785 | 119,499
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  21,907 |  21,717 |  22,002 |  22,181 |  22,335 |  22,739 |  22,398 |  21,778
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     566 |     569 |     626 |     629 |     641 |     659 |     658 |     732
   CHEMISTRY .............................|  11,556 |  11,134 |  11,118 |  11,162 |  11,148 |  11,271 |  11,213 |  11,082
   PHYSICS ...............................|   9,701 |   9,939 |  10,205 |  10,338 |  10,489 |  10,735 |  10,456 |   9,868
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      84 |      75 |      53 |      52 |      57 |      74 |      71 |      96
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   7,432 |   7,149 |   7,001 |   7,047 |   6,913 |   7,255 |   7,428 |   7,312
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     674 |     678 |     643 |     653 |     680 |     759 |     781 |     763
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   4,872 |   4,601 |   4,408 |   4,223 |   4,039 |   4,163 |   4,209 |   4,047
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|   1,129 |   1,073 |   1,188 |   1,270 |   1,273 |   1,314 |   1,358 |   1,443
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     757 |     797 |     762 |     901 |     921 |   1,019 |   1,080 |   1,059
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   9,035 |   9,351 |   9,322 |   9,397 |   9,600 |   9,789 |   9,627 |   9,338
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  10,775 |  10,743 |  11,274 |  11,771 |  11,743 |  12,565 |  12,549 |  12,130
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   6,455 |   6,358 |   6,292 |   6,174 |   6,140 |   6,212 |   6,026 |   5,966
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  21,288 |  21,638 |  21,981 |  22,063 |  22,769 |  23,418 |  24,043 |  24,558
   ANATOMY ...............................|     533 |     549 |     558 |     500 |     507 |     509 |     517 |     510
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   2,798 |   2,831 |   2,889 |   2,842 |   2,916 |   2,971 |   2,955 |   2,968
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   4,318 |   4,368 |   4,548 |   4,550 |   4,574 |   4,573 |   4,679 |   4,706
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     554 |     566 |     550 |     593 |     649 |     727 |     887 |     882
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     355 |     406 |     464 |     452 |     498 |     528 |     533 |     553
   BOTANY ................................|   1,570 |   1,555 |   1,497 |   1,434 |   1,388 |   1,383 |   1,409 |   1,351
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   1,155 |   1,201 |   1,259 |   1,394 |   1,480 |   1,625 |   1,719 |   1,981
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     494 |     509 |     526 |     533 |     525 |     543 |     559 |     634
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     776 |     752 |     693 |     694 |     720 |     714 |     709 |     710
   GENETICS ..............................|     618 |     609 |     623 |     630 |     710 |     739 |     808 |     744
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   2,234 |   2,398 |   2,354 |   2,308 |   2,336 |   2,358 |   2,384 |   2,434
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,046 |     946 |     926 |     941 |     979 |     935 |     977 |     969
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     631 |     646 |     668 |     630 |     653 |     645 |     698 |     767
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   1,136 |   1,182 |   1,215 |   1,249 |   1,230 |   1,282 |   1,333 |   1,404
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   1,253 |   1,246 |   1,234 |   1,226 |   1,288 |   1,295 |   1,326 |   1,319
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   1,105 |   1,037 |   1,082 |   1,000 |   1,061 |   1,082 |   1,036 |     985
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     712 |     837 |     895 |   1,087 |   1,255 |   1,509 |   1,514 |   1,641
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   8,947 |   8,811 |   9,005 |   9,001 |   9,277 |   9,310 |   9,322 |   9,269
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  24,744 |  24,940 |  25,652 |  26,845 |  27,840 |  29,220 |  29,392 |  29,148
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   1,397 |   1,419 |   1,393 |   1,420 |   1,452 |   1,482 |   1,319 |   1,267
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,798 |   1,830 |   1,845 |   2,014 |   2,077 |   2,144 |   2,222 |   2,348
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   6,638 |   6,635 |   6,591 |   6,652 |   6,941 |   7,077 |   7,013 |   6,963
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   1,370 |   1,304 |   1,399 |   1,432 |   1,501 |   1,680 |   1,774 |   1,801
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,014 |   1,036 |   1,060 |   1,131 |   1,141 |   1,001 |   1,034 |     985
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   7,605 |   7,665 |   8,001 |   8,448 |   8,805 |   9,507 |   9,741 |   9,404
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   2,239 |   2,275 |   2,387 |   2,513 |   2,624 |   2,719 |   2,579 |   2,524
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     240 |     238 |     264 |     294 |     273 |     271 |     300 |     265
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   2,443 |   2,538 |   2,712 |   2,941 |   3,026 |   3,339 |   3,410 |   3,591
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  53,026 |  53,788 |  54,602 |  55,527 |  59,621 |  61,742 |  60,727 |  58,316
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   2,190 |   2,351 |   2,562 |   2,748 |   3,012 |   3,010 |   2,942 |   2,690
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     852 |     816 |     792 |     717 |     719 |     714 |     709 |     704
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,003 |   1,032 |   1,176 |   1,301 |   1,397 |   1,621 |   1,660 |   1,654
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   4,736 |   4,516 |   4,459 |   4,519 |   4,757 |   4,787 |   4,801 |   4,830
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   7,995 |   8,134 |   8,073 |   8,152 |   9,038 |   9,761 |   9,523 |   9,490
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  15,011 |  15,447 |  15,975 |  16,044 |  17,105 |  17,861 |  17,334 |  16,550
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|   1,230 |   1,280 |   1,112 |   1,066 |   1,175 |   1,223 |   1,193 |   1,144
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   3,309 |   3,438 |   3,612 |   3,631 |   4,409 |   4,720 |   4,556 |   4,345
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   9,292 |   9,351 |   9,405 |   9,740 |  10,473 |  10,956 |  10,943 |  10,368
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   2,846 |   2,871 |   3,063 |   3,223 |   3,298 |   3,451 |   3,426 |   3,248
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     940 |   1,004 |     993 |     952 |     935 |     935 |     926 |     880
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   3,622 |   3,548 |   3,380 |   3,434 |   3,303 |   2,703 |   2,714 |   2,413
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   6,820 |   6,802 |   7,169 |   7,500 |   7,832 |   8,367 |   9,179 |   9,808
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     631 |     708 |     789 |     833 |     946 |     977 |   1,050 |   1,056
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     637 |     651 |     620 |     590 |     623 |     684 |     702 |     722
 NURSING .................................|     463 |     292 |     359 |     356 |     391 |     395 |     473 |     501
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|   1,130 |   1,155 |   1,238 |   1,317 |   1,303 |   1,213 |   1,200 |   1,221
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,941 |   1,819 |   1,675 |   1,836 |   1,737 |   1,853 |   2,068 |   2,102
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     429 |     499 |     448 |     434 |     392 |     470 |     569 |     564
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     359 |     366 |     385 |     405 |     426 |     429 |     359 |     356
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,230 |   1,312 |   1,655 |   1,729 |   2,014 |   2,346 |   2,758 |   3,286
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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