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No. 2: By Enrollment Status


 TABLE D-43.  PART-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 .............|  22,655 |  22,011 |  23,633 |  25,455 |  26,549 |  27,968 |  29,370 |  29,003
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  19,250 |  18,630 |  20,188 |  22,015 |  22,953 |  24,087 |  24,649 |  23,991
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  16,444 |  16,366 |  17,627 |  19,029 |  19,540 |  20,513 |  21,297 |  20,977
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     739 |     687 |     744 |     807 |     911 |     931 |     954 |     874
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     471 |     407 |     438 |     479 |     500 |     547 |     544 |     534
   PHYSICS ...............................|     179 |     184 |     192 |     224 |     245 |     198 |     207 |     189
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      89 |      96 |     114 |     104 |     166 |     186 |     203 |     151
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     623 |     578 |     587 |     644 |     748 |     935 |   1,042 |   1,099
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       2 |       7 |       5 |       4 |      10 |      12 |      15 |       7
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     318 |     272 |     255 |     259 |     296 |     283 |     279 |     299
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      57 |      54 |      70 |      70 |      52 |      56 |      91 |     105
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     246 |     245 |     257 |     311 |     390 |     584 |     657 |     688
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,322 |   1,265 |   1,420 |   1,554 |   1,405 |   1,420 |   1,461 |   1,316
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   2,531 |   2,469 |   2,639 |   2,602 |   2,883 |   3,099 |   2,904 |   2,618
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     283 |     283 |     279 |     321 |     270 |     331 |     296 |     290
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   1,762 |   1,659 |   1,741 |   1,794 |   1,783 |   1,874 |   2,041 |   2,122
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      12 |       8 |      12 |       8 |       8 |       7 |      11 |      32
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,479 |   1,404 |   1,476 |   1,533 |   1,530 |   1,556 |   1,682 |   1,687
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|       5 |       5 |       2 |       7 |       2 |       1 |       5 |       3
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       9 |      11
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      24 |      18 |      28 |      39 |      35 |      37 |      59 |      59
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      10 |       9 |      16 |      14 |      14 |      11 |       4 |       3
   NUTRITION .............................|     156 |     156 |     140 |     123 |     137 |     185 |     173 |     215
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      24 |      24 |      25 |      25 |      28 |      24 |      29 |      32
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       3 |       1 |       5 |       7 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      49 |      34 |      37 |      38 |      28 |      53 |      69 |      80
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   3,968 |   3,931 |   4,384 |   4,780 |   4,868 |   4,833 |   5,109 |   5,030
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   5,216 |   5,494 |   5,833 |   6,527 |   6,672 |   7,090 |   7,490 |   7,628
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      17 |      19 |      22 |      14 |      18 |      32 |      28 |      23
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     177 |     184 |     157 |     179 |     192 |     190 |     187 |     132
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     353 |     358 |     348 |     441 |     442 |     484 |     467 |     415
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     302 |     347 |     411 |     394 |     395 |     419 |     434 |     413
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     234 |     265 |     251 |     256 |     251 |     271 |     283 |     244
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   2,604 |   3,038 |   3,279 |   3,512 |   3,487 |   3,653 |   3,855 |   4,021
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     373 |     381 |     389 |     472 |     596 |     639 |     619 |     716
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      19 |      19 |      20 |      28 |      34 |      38 |      66 |      58
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,137 |     883 |     956 |   1,231 |   1,257 |   1,364 |   1,551 |   1,606
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   2,806 |   2,264 |   2,561 |   2,986 |   3,413 |   3,574 |   3,352 |   3,014
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       0 |       0 |      18 |       7 |       0 |       0 |       0 |      29
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      12 |      16 |      11 |      12 |      10 |      11 |      11 |      15
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      55 |      39 |      53 |      83 |      82 |      76 |      69 |      53
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     667 |     499 |     446 |     477 |     691 |     815 |     813 |     860
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     670 |     593 |     924 |   1,119 |   1,178 |   1,283 |   1,178 |     989
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       1 |       0 |       2 |       1 |       3 |       7 |      11 |       5
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     310 |     263 |     314 |     252 |     355 |     317 |     290 |     269
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     315 |     288 |     332 |     450 |     454 |     474 |     428 |     360
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      30 |      28 |      38 |      62 |      63 |      78 |      72 |      47
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     746 |     538 |     423 |     523 |     577 |     513 |     480 |     387
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   3,405 |   3,381 |   3,445 |   3,440 |   3,596 |   3,881 |   4,721 |   5,012
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      76 |      69 |      67 |      57 |      62 |      88 |      98 |      93
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|   1,311 |   1,357 |   1,374 |   1,445 |   1,583 |   1,787 |   2,411 |   2,655
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     196 |     174 |     171 |     191 |     299 |     267 |     397 |     427
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     801 |     771 |     749 |     807 |     770 |     758 |     825 |     895
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,021 |   1,010 |   1,084 |     940 |     882 |     981 |     990 |     942
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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