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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 2: By Enrollment Status


  TABLE D-18.  MALE FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND
      HEALTH FIELDS IN MASTER'S-GRANTING 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 .............|   9,024 |   8,289 |   8,522 |   9,259 |   9,511 |  10,268 |  10,271 |  10,226
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   8,552 |   7,866 |   8,007 |   8,740 |   8,905 |   9,610 |   9,530 |   9,077
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   6,929 |   6,267 |   6,365 |   6,980 |   7,162 |   7,583 |   7,638 |   7,294
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     477 |     491 |     545 |     483 |     511 |     434 |     490 |     504
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     293 |     299 |     303 |     258 |     256 |     211 |     252 |     236
   PHYSICS ...............................|     160 |     180 |     220 |     208 |     238 |     210 |     202 |     210
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      24 |      12 |      22 |      17 |      17 |      13 |      36 |      58
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     327 |     301 |     270 |     282 |     298 |     343 |     396 |     385
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       2 |       4 |       5 |       0 |       2 |       1 |       2 |      12
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     202 |     178 |     139 |     154 |     115 |     133 |     129 |     126
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      30 |      31 |      32 |      24 |      33 |      43 |      27 |      42
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      93 |      88 |      94 |     104 |     148 |     166 |     238 |     205
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     446 |     444 |     426 |     426 |     437 |     463 |     471 |     460
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,230 |   1,052 |   1,081 |   1,447 |   1,292 |   1,351 |   1,225 |   1,010
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     261 |     282 |     265 |     280 |     284 |     242 |     283 |     275
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     811 |     766 |     755 |     726 |     729 |     816 |     901 |     892
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      10 |       5 |       8 |      10 |       7 |       8 |      24 |      15
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     715 |     696 |     683 |     645 |     628 |     680 |     743 |     765
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|      18 |      14 |       5 |       5 |       8 |      14 |       0 |       3
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       3
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       8 |       9 |       5 |       5 |       6 |      14 |       6 |       7
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|       2 |       1 |       2 |       1 |       1 |       5 |       3 |       2
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      10 |       2 |       4 |       6 |       3 |       5 |       4 |       4
   NUTRITION .............................|       8 |       4 |      10 |       9 |      12 |      14 |      27 |      17
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      10 |       5 |       9 |      11 |      13 |      11 |      14 |      11
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       6 |       6 |       3 |       3 |       9 |      19 |       1 |       2
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      24 |      24 |      26 |      31 |      42 |      46 |      77 |      63
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,475 |   1,388 |   1,462 |   1,649 |   1,687 |   1,914 |   1,908 |   1,843
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   1,902 |   1,543 |   1,561 |   1,687 |   1,924 |   2,020 |   1,964 |   1,925
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      32 |      30 |      26 |      22 |      25 |      30 |      39 |      35
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      33 |      26 |      35 |      40 |      46 |      49 |      36 |      39
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     233 |     198 |     193 |     191 |     234 |     266 |     240 |     211
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     176 |     181 |     168 |     153 |     166 |     171 |     192 |     211
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      19 |      24 |      15 |      11 |      10 |      24 |      29 |      31
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     827 |     708 |     728 |     819 |     927 |     942 |     901 |     845
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     132 |     129 |     139 |     151 |     185 |     190 |     182 |     182
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      19 |      16 |      15 |      16 |      18 |      19 |      10 |      15
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     431 |     231 |     242 |     284 |     313 |     329 |     335 |     356
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   1,623 |   1,599 |   1,642 |   1,760 |   1,743 |   2,027 |   1,892 |   1,783
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      15 |      14 |      30 |      63 |      59 |      33 |      29 |      31
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      31 |      41 |      39 |      37 |      25 |      19 |      25 |      36
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      64 |      51 |      27 |      28 |      46 |      62 |      57 |      67
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     235 |     247 |     242 |     195 |     271 |     365 |     411 |     360
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     541 |     577 |     669 |     675 |     634 |     709 |     622 |     612
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      16 |      10 |       8 |       9 |       7 |       7 |       2 |       3
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     113 |     120 |     144 |     239 |     156 |     193 |     178 |     184
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     206 |     230 |     232 |     279 |     272 |     341 |     267 |     222
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      21 |      16 |      18 |      15 |      18 |      16 |      21 |      20
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     381 |     293 |     233 |     220 |     255 |     282 |     280 |     248
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     472 |     423 |     515 |     519 |     606 |     658 |     741 |   1,149
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      13 |      47 |      43 |      52 |      49 |      63 |      60 |     139
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|      59 |      65 |      86 |      47 |      77 |      69 |      73 |     109
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       1 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      19 |      23 |      16 |      26 |      27 |      23 |      38 |      39
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      67 |      60 |     111 |      89 |     114 |     108 |      96 |     112
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      15 |      13 |      15 |      10 |      10 |      10 |      13 |      13
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     298 |     214 |     244 |     295 |     329 |     385 |     460 |     737
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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