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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 2: By Enrollment Status


 TABLE C-78.  FEMALE PART-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 .............|  46,571 |  48,075 |  49,562 |  52,549 |  54,155 |  57,270 |  58,951 |  60,515
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  30,783 |  31,551 |  31,908 |  33,588 |  34,793 |  36,589 |  37,436 |  37,897
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  25,797 |  26,604 |  27,052 |  28,449 |  29,674 |  31,007 |  31,895 |  32,186
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     826 |     866 |     887 |     972 |     981 |     999 |   1,078 |   1,022
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       5 |       4 |       4 |       4 |       3 |       5 |       8 |       2
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     581 |     610 |     624 |     702 |     711 |     791 |     832 |     762
   PHYSICS ...............................|     202 |     199 |     214 |     221 |     221 |     166 |     197 |     205
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      38 |      53 |      45 |      45 |      46 |      37 |      41 |      53
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     893 |     856 |     880 |     944 |     996 |   1,075 |   1,096 |   1,125
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      20 |      16 |      15 |      10 |      12 |      39 |      24 |      24
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     493 |     480 |     460 |     425 |     392 |     399 |     396 |     385
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     122 |     100 |     111 |     108 |     138 |     156 |     165 |     192
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     258 |     260 |     294 |     401 |     454 |     481 |     511 |     524
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,482 |   1,508 |   1,433 |   1,501 |   1,500 |   1,513 |   1,487 |   1,517
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   3,476 |   3,658 |   3,521 |   3,463 |   3,483 |   3,503 |   3,596 |   3,411
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     480 |     500 |     534 |     573 |     620 |     651 |     745 |     794
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   3,141 |   3,346 |   3,446 |   3,657 |   3,681 |   3,946 |   4,033 |   4,084
   ANATOMY ...............................|      42 |      34 |      39 |      47 |      47 |      42 |      33 |      49
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      78 |      83 |      98 |      88 |      94 |     143 |     129 |     151
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     989 |   1,061 |   1,046 |   1,159 |   1,143 |   1,285 |   1,302 |   1,257
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     198 |     267 |     323 |     359 |     330 |     421 |     423 |     412
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      28 |      11 |      16 |      11 |       1 |       2 |       4 |       2
   BOTANY ................................|     151 |     144 |     139 |     151 |     156 |     149 |     147 |     167
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      34 |      23 |      26 |      29 |      45 |      70 |      94 |      94
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      54 |      50 |      57 |      62 |      64 |      73 |      89 |     105
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      52 |      50 |      48 |      55 |      47 |      52 |      70 |      61
   GENETICS ..............................|      53 |      51 |      60 |      59 |      57 |      58 |      51 |      57
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     201 |     223 |     250 |     245 |     263 |     253 |     230 |     232
   NUTRITION .............................|     797 |     901 |     908 |     875 |     835 |     808 |     830 |     856
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     122 |     107 |     124 |     119 |     157 |     122 |     129 |     131
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      57 |      43 |      49 |      51 |      56 |      62 |      67 |      75
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|      92 |     101 |      70 |      83 |      91 |      86 |      89 |      84
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     124 |     112 |     106 |     158 |     172 |     140 |     149 |     146
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      69 |      85 |      87 |     106 |     123 |     180 |     197 |     205
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   6,021 |   6,224 |   6,196 |   7,053 |   7,788 |   8,063 |   7,948 |   8,306
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   9,478 |   9,646 |  10,155 |  10,286 |  10,625 |  11,257 |  11,912 |  11,927
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      74 |      81 |      83 |      77 |      91 |     111 |     139 |     107
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     955 |     901 |     963 |     937 |     898 |     982 |   1,095 |   1,070
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     718 |     744 |     758 |     769 |     735 |     788 |     834 |     844
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     230 |     199 |     244 |     257 |     294 |     338 |     339 |     338
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     367 |     276 |     365 |     360 |     402 |     342 |     323 |     355
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   4,805 |   4,870 |   5,088 |   5,108 |   5,332 |   5,579 |   5,754 |   5,646
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     914 |     894 |     976 |     916 |   1,078 |   1,144 |   1,245 |   1,222
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     183 |     220 |     202 |     219 |     150 |     164 |     157 |     154
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,232 |   1,461 |   1,476 |   1,643 |   1,645 |   1,809 |   2,026 |   2,191
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   4,986 |   4,947 |   4,856 |   5,139 |   5,119 |   5,582 |   5,541 |   5,711
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      56 |      58 |      59 |      88 |      73 |      85 |      66 |      76
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      11 |      14 |      18 |      19 |      17 |      18 |      25 |      25
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      43 |      60 |      73 |      82 |      82 |      84 |     106 |      98
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     264 |     267 |     220 |     228 |     250 |     278 |     319 |     378
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     559 |     610 |     674 |     741 |     869 |   1,093 |   1,085 |   1,230
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,392 |   1,442 |   1,451 |   1,448 |   1,407 |   1,518 |   1,543 |   1,510
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     121 |     112 |     105 |     120 |     102 |     118 |     102 |      94
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   1,406 |   1,290 |   1,122 |   1,102 |   1,163 |   1,313 |   1,278 |   1,268
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     481 |     486 |     463 |     508 |     495 |     528 |     519 |     549
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     150 |     167 |     160 |     185 |     229 |     244 |     206 |     213
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      24 |      26 |      22 |      27 |      32 |      37 |      41 |      36
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     479 |     415 |     489 |     591 |     400 |     266 |     251 |     234
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  15,788 |  16,524 |  17,654 |  18,961 |  19,362 |  20,681 |  21,515 |  22,618
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     213 |     246 |     158 |     160 |     218 |     255 |     248 |     292
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      42 |      48 |      55 |      42 |      47 |      45 |      46 |      55
 NURSING .................................|  10,163 |  10,540 |  11,295 |  12,472 |  12,643 |  13,550 |  14,055 |  14,914
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     324 |     311 |     327 |     309 |     343 |     313 |     335 |     336
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,822 |   1,968 |   2,116 |   2,237 |   2,320 |   2,326 |   2,589 |   2,809
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   1,265 |   1,323 |   1,368 |   1,542 |   1,437 |   1,643 |   1,576 |   1,623
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      59 |      73 |      63 |      90 |      81 |      87 |      84 |      81
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,900 |   2,015 |   2,272 |   2,109 |   2,273 |   2,462 |   2,582 |   2,508
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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