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No. 2: By Enrollment Status


 TABLE D-23.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
     FIELDS IN PRIVATE 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 .............|   3,962 |   3,282 |   3,296 |   4,015 |   4,133 |   4,969 |   5,185 |   5,353
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   3,121 |   2,666 |   2,806 |   3,459 |   3,337 |   4,099 |   4,116 |   3,869
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   2,503 |   2,056 |   2,039 |   2,524 |   2,541 |   3,114 |   3,214 |   3,124
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     116 |     121 |      91 |      84 |      82 |      90 |      89 |      86
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|      85 |      88 |      63 |      53 |      45 |      53 |      49 |      53
   PHYSICS ...............................|      31 |      33 |      28 |      31 |      37 |      37 |      40 |      33
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|       9 |      12 |       8 |      11 |      11 |      20 |      38 |      30
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       9 |      12 |       8 |      11 |      11 |      20 |      38 |      30
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|      44 |      40 |      36 |      30 |      20 |      22 |      24 |      22
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     433 |     384 |     452 |     645 |     432 |     590 |     416 |     317
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      15 |      22 |      24 |      42 |      42 |      42 |      10 |      24
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     195 |     184 |     192 |     196 |     213 |     207 |     237 |     229
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      12 |       8 |      14 |      13 |      14 |      14 |      13 |      11
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     103 |     109 |     104 |      87 |     101 |      84 |      88 |      74
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|       0 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       3 |       3 |       0 |       2
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       5 |       1 |       4 |       2
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|      41 |      41 |      43 |      42 |      41 |      38 |      50 |      49
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      12 |       6 |       8 |       5 |       6 |      15 |       6 |       4
   NUTRITION .............................|       8 |       5 |      12 |      17 |       9 |      21 |      35 |      44
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      14 |       8 |       9 |      25 |      27 |      26 |      31 |      29
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       1 |       2 |       0 |       0 |       3 |       3 |       4 |       5
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|       4 |       4 |       2 |       5 |       4 |       2 |       5 |       9
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,101 |     971 |     977 |   1,282 |   1,447 |   1,774 |   2,036 |   2,102
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     590 |     322 |     259 |     234 |     294 |     369 |     364 |     314
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      75 |      62 |      68 |      48 |      32 |      42 |      66 |      57
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     325 |     204 |     123 |     121 |     180 |     219 |     195 |     201
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      16 |      16 |      20 |      17 |      26 |      20 |      34 |      20
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      10 |       7 |       6 |      10 |       3 |       9 |       6 |       5
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     164 |      33 |      42 |      38 |      53 |      79 |      63 |      31
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     618 |     610 |     767 |     935 |     796 |     985 |     902 |     745
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      13 |      10 |      21 |      46 |      39 |      11 |      11 |      17
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|       0 |       0 |       1 |       2 |       0 |       2 |       8 |      21
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      19 |      14 |      18 |      15 |      26 |      25 |      16 |      29
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      60 |      90 |     114 |      69 |      93 |     115 |     118 |      81
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     238 |     240 |     345 |     397 |     287 |     370 |     355 |     279
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      12 |       6 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      26 |      34 |      64 |     146 |      52 |     124 |     104 |      94
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     109 |     117 |     133 |     189 |     158 |     190 |     130 |      95
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       0 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     141 |      98 |      71 |      70 |     141 |     148 |     160 |     129
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     841 |     616 |     490 |     556 |     796 |     870 |   1,069 |   1,484
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|       7 |      77 |      79 |      63 |      86 |      89 |     107 |     174
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|     142 |     158 |     149 |     242 |     330 |     330 |     368 |     451
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       1 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       3 |       0
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|       3 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     176 |      97 |     125 |     121 |     195 |     239 |     274 |     272
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      17 |      17 |      19 |      11 |      11 |      11 |      20 |      17
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     495 |     266 |     118 |     119 |     174 |     201 |     297 |     570
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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