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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 2: By Enrollment Status


 TABLE D-20.  FEMALE 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 .............|   8,524 |   8,018 |   8,318 |   9,105 |  10,630 |  11,640 |  12,823 |  13,779
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   6,352 |   6,064 |   6,349 |   6,958 |   7,874 |   8,691 |   9,131 |   9,552
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   6,111 |   5,782 |   6,115 |   6,689 |   7,576 |   8,308 |   8,740 |   9,147
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     215 |     216 |     201 |     187 |     201 |     206 |     216 |     229
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     183 |     175 |     159 |     145 |     157 |     152 |     166 |     176
   PHYSICS ...............................|      22 |      32 |      36 |      38 |      35 |      50 |      42 |      44
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      10 |       9 |       6 |       4 |       9 |       4 |       8 |       9
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     119 |     145 |     126 |     126 |     175 |     191 |     205 |     232
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       2 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      53 |      63 |      48 |      45 |      51 |      59 |      52 |      56
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      18 |      22 |      15 |      23 |      27 |      29 |      20 |      28
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      48 |      60 |      61 |      58 |      97 |     103 |     133 |     148
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     246 |     242 |     223 |     221 |     245 |     256 |     279 |     322
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     470 |     433 |     406 |     458 |     472 |     497 |     428 |     384
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     103 |     109 |     115 |     107 |     155 |     124 |     158 |     174
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     668 |     670 |     716 |     718 |     765 |     810 |     995 |     991
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      10 |       6 |       9 |       7 |       7 |       7 |      13 |       7
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     487 |     496 |     527 |     556 |     592 |     620 |     721 |     699
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|       7 |       6 |       7 |       8 |      10 |       8 |       2 |       1
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       4 |       5 |       2 |       1 |       5 |       7 |      11 |       9
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|      39 |      40 |      41 |      41 |      40 |      33 |      47 |      47
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|       6 |       5 |       4 |       5 |       4 |      10 |       3 |       3
   NUTRITION .............................|      78 |      77 |      87 |      50 |      46 |      78 |     111 |     135
   PATHOLOGY .............................|       5 |       4 |       6 |      17 |      15 |      16 |      18 |      19
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       6 |       5 |       5 |       3 |      13 |       2 |       3 |       3
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      26 |      26 |      28 |      30 |      33 |      29 |      64 |      67
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   2,884 |   2,891 |   3,158 |   3,539 |   4,130 |   4,619 |   4,760 |   5,020
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   1,406 |   1,076 |   1,170 |   1,333 |   1,433 |   1,605 |   1,699 |   1,795
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       2 |       1 |       1 |       5 |      10 |       6 |      14 |       9
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      50 |      53 |      56 |      50 |      56 |      69 |      74 |      80
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      85 |      74 |      78 |      91 |      97 |     132 |     122 |     112
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      80 |      93 |      99 |      81 |      91 |      85 |     103 |     112
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      39 |      38 |      44 |      23 |      29 |      52 |      62 |      67
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     487 |     486 |     547 |     657 |     688 |     714 |     721 |     757
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     178 |     139 |     145 |     161 |     185 |     231 |     287 |     264
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      14 |      12 |      11 |      22 |      23 |      20 |      16 |      34
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     471 |     180 |     189 |     243 |     254 |     296 |     300 |     360
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     241 |     282 |     234 |     269 |     298 |     383 |     391 |     405
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       2 |       2 |       0 |       1 |       8 |       4 |       6 |       2
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|       9 |      12 |       0 |       0 |       0 |      10 |      10 |      10
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      20 |      17 |       7 |      10 |       9 |      11 |      14 |      11
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      52 |      82 |      51 |      61 |      69 |     104 |      95 |     126
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      71 |      81 |      70 |      82 |      98 |     118 |     125 |     111
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       1 |       3 |       2 |       2 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      20 |      24 |      48 |      49 |      45 |      63 |      52 |      51
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      22 |      23 |      17 |      21 |      19 |      22 |      26 |      29
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       3 |       2 |       6 |       5 |       2 |       3 |       2 |       4
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      41 |      36 |      33 |      38 |      48 |      48 |      61 |      60
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,172 |   1,954 |   1,969 |   2,147 |   2,756 |   2,949 |   3,692 |   4,227
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      32 |      67 |      84 |      57 |      80 |     102 |     109 |     112
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|     486 |     558 |     520 |     548 |     737 |     737 |     838 |   1,050
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       0
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      39 |      29 |      27 |      39 |      35 |      31 |      71 |      67
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   1,021 |     863 |     976 |   1,110 |   1,390 |   1,473 |   1,887 |   2,081
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       2 |       4 |       4 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       7 |       4
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     592 |     433 |     358 |     392 |     513 |     605 |     778 |     913
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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