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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 2: By Enrollment Status


 TABLE D-22.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
      FIELDS IN PUBLIC 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 .............|  13,586 |  13,025 |  13,544 |  14,349 |  16,008 |  16,939 |  17,909 |  18,652
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  11,783 |  11,264 |  11,550 |  12,239 |  13,442 |  14,202 |  14,545 |  14,760
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  10,537 |   9,993 |  10,441 |  11,145 |  12,197 |  12,777 |  13,164 |  13,317
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     576 |     586 |     655 |     586 |     630 |     550 |     617 |     647
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     391 |     386 |     399 |     350 |     368 |     310 |     369 |     359
   PHYSICS ...............................|     151 |     179 |     228 |     215 |     236 |     223 |     204 |     221
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      34 |      21 |      28 |      21 |      26 |      17 |      44 |      67
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     437 |     434 |     388 |     397 |     462 |     514 |     563 |     587
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       2 |       4 |       7 |       0 |       2 |       1 |       2 |      12
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     255 |     241 |     187 |     199 |     166 |     192 |     181 |     182
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      48 |      53 |      47 |      47 |      60 |      72 |      47 |      70
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     132 |     136 |     147 |     151 |     234 |     249 |     333 |     323
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     648 |     646 |     613 |     617 |     662 |     697 |     726 |     760
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,267 |   1,101 |   1,035 |   1,260 |   1,332 |   1,258 |   1,237 |   1,077
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     349 |     369 |     356 |     345 |     397 |     324 |     431 |     425
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   1,284 |   1,252 |   1,279 |   1,248 |   1,281 |   1,419 |   1,659 |   1,654
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|       8 |       3 |       3 |       4 |       0 |       1 |      24 |      11
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,099 |   1,083 |   1,106 |   1,114 |   1,119 |   1,216 |   1,376 |   1,390
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|      25 |      19 |      12 |      12 |      15 |      19 |       2 |       2
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       3 |       4
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      12 |      14 |       7 |       5 |       6 |      20 |      13 |      14
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|       4 |       1 |       0 |       6 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       3
   NUTRITION .............................|      78 |      76 |      85 |      42 |      49 |      71 |     103 |     108
   PATHOLOGY .............................|       1 |       1 |       6 |       3 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      11 |       9 |       8 |       6 |      19 |      18 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      46 |      46 |      52 |      56 |      71 |      73 |     136 |     121
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   3,258 |   3,308 |   3,643 |   3,906 |   4,370 |   4,759 |   4,632 |   4,761
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   2,718 |   2,297 |   2,472 |   2,786 |   3,063 |   3,256 |   3,299 |   3,406
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      34 |      31 |      27 |      27 |      35 |      36 |      53 |      44
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      83 |      79 |      91 |      90 |     102 |     118 |     110 |     119
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     243 |     210 |     203 |     234 |     299 |     356 |     296 |     266
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     256 |     274 |     267 |     234 |     257 |     256 |     295 |     323
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      58 |      62 |      59 |      34 |      39 |      76 |      91 |      98
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     989 |     990 |   1,152 |   1,355 |   1,435 |   1,437 |   1,427 |   1,401
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     294 |     252 |     264 |     295 |     344 |     401 |     435 |     426
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      23 |      21 |      20 |      28 |      38 |      30 |      20 |      44
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     738 |     378 |     389 |     489 |     514 |     546 |     572 |     685
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   1,246 |   1,271 |   1,109 |   1,094 |   1,245 |   1,425 |   1,381 |   1,443
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       4 |       6 |       9 |      18 |      28 |      26 |      24 |      16
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      40 |      53 |      38 |      35 |      25 |      27 |      27 |      25
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      65 |      54 |      16 |      23 |      29 |      48 |      55 |      49
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     227 |     239 |     179 |     187 |     247 |     354 |     388 |     405
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     374 |     418 |     394 |     360 |     445 |     457 |     392 |     444
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       5 |       7 |      10 |      11 |       7 |       7 |       2 |       4
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     107 |     110 |     128 |     142 |     149 |     132 |     126 |     141
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     119 |     136 |     116 |     111 |     133 |     173 |     163 |     156
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      24 |      17 |      24 |      19 |      20 |      19 |      23 |      24
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     281 |     231 |     195 |     188 |     162 |     182 |     181 |     179
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,803 |   1,761 |   1,994 |   2,110 |   2,566 |   2,737 |   3,364 |   3,892
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      38 |      37 |      48 |      46 |      43 |      76 |      62 |      77
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|     403 |     465 |     457 |     353 |     484 |     476 |     543 |     708
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      55 |      52 |      43 |      65 |      62 |      54 |     109 |     106
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     912 |     826 |     962 |   1,078 |   1,309 |   1,342 |   1,709 |   1,921
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     395 |     381 |     484 |     568 |     668 |     789 |     941 |   1,080
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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