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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE B-21.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
  FIELDS SUPPORTED BY FEDERAL SOURCES IN ALL 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 .............|  53,542 |  55,492 |  57,452 |  59,285 |  63,028 |  65,644 |  67,660 |  68,518      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  47,102 |  49,171 |  50,977 |  52,516 |  56,063 |  58,316 |  60,377 |  60,734      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  33,977 |  35,184 |  36,757 |  37,835 |  40,072 |  41,745 |  43,480 |  43,923      
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   9,716 |   9,857 |  10,247 |  10,284 |  10,834 |  11,007 |  11,068 |  10,914      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     292 |     318 |     337 |     328 |     368 |     415 |     421 |     472      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   5,137 |   5,180 |   5,330 |   5,356 |   5,538 |   5,609 |   5,751 |   5,777      
   PHYSICS ...............................|   4,238 |   4,338 |   4,563 |   4,585 |   4,909 |   4,938 |   4,844 |   4,596      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      49 |      21 |      17 |      15 |      19 |      45 |      52 |      69      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   2,858 |   2,789 |   2,895 |   2,993 |   3,122 |   3,436 |   3,652 |   3,630      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     556 |     525 |     532 |     550 |     563 |     631 |     636 |     644      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,326 |   1,311 |   1,396 |   1,374 |   1,371 |   1,491 |   1,647 |   1,587      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     796 |     722 |     751 |     855 |     916 |   1,012 |   1,037 |   1,070      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     180 |     231 |     216 |     214 |     272 |     302 |     332 |     329      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,090 |   1,190 |   1,221 |   1,335 |   1,505 |   1,499 |   1,477 |   1,398      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   2,076 |   2,219 |   2,324 |   2,409 |   2,533 |   2,661 |   2,919 |   3,079      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,721 |   1,785 |   1,817 |   1,812 |   1,896 |   1,993 |   1,982 |   1,944      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  11,860 |  12,468 |  13,259 |  13,652 |  14,503 |  15,149 |  16,229 |  16,696      
   ANATOMY ...............................|     207 |     225 |     247 |     244 |     281 |     278 |     290 |     303      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   2,177 |   2,352 |   2,380 |   2,377 |   2,454 |   2,437 |   2,665 |   2,630      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,701 |   1,738 |   1,940 |   1,940 |   2,097 |   2,127 |   2,164 |   2,153      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     455 |     464 |     465 |     488 |     516 |     585 |     700 |     749      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     285 |     305 |     332 |     344 |     385 |     406 |     434 |     420      
   BOTANY ................................|     521 |     523 |     510 |     524 |     543 |     572 |     624 |     580      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     991 |   1,122 |   1,231 |   1,316 |   1,368 |   1,517 |   1,723 |   1,944      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     117 |     103 |     135 |     135 |     181 |     195 |     197 |     213      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     274 |     277 |     229 |     261 |     256 |     274 |     284 |     300      
   GENETICS ..............................|     474 |     485 |     513 |     546 |     631 |     664 |     773 |     780      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   1,579 |   1,683 |   1,836 |   1,873 |   1,915 |   1,955 |   2,050 |   2,168      
   NUTRITION .............................|     562 |     519 |     532 |     492 |     544 |     529 |     608 |     640      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     305 |     300 |     328 |     325 |     328 |     387 |     451 |     443      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     827 |     901 |     995 |   1,017 |   1,056 |   1,101 |   1,206 |   1,312      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     578 |     623 |     602 |     609 |     658 |     697 |     696 |     689      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     290 |     280 |     340 |     327 |     382 |     381 |     356 |     315      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     517 |     568 |     644 |     834 |     908 |   1,044 |   1,008 |   1,057      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   2,049 |   2,166 |   2,207 |   2,394 |   2,492 |   2,587 |   2,658 |   2,599      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   2,607 |   2,710 |   2,787 |   2,956 |   3,187 |   3,413 |   3,495 |   3,663      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     466 |     466 |     446 |     435 |     448 |     432 |     455 |     484      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     284 |     285 |     299 |     282 |     300 |     362 |     364 |     409      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     279 |     308 |     354 |     359 |     380 |     368 |     384 |     413      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     167 |     180 |     182 |     191 |     231 |     288 |     275 |     325      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     129 |      93 |      94 |     140 |     147 |     147 |     140 |     162      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     529 |     622 |     648 |     654 |     723 |     788 |     817 |     847      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     371 |     389 |     378 |     415 |     440 |     437 |     438 |     472      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      33 |      39 |      30 |      21 |      13 |      16 |      23 |      17      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     349 |     328 |     356 |     459 |     505 |     575 |     599 |     534      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  13,125 |  13,987 |  14,220 |  14,681 |  15,991 |  16,571 |  16,897 |  16,811      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     993 |   1,042 |   1,129 |   1,137 |   1,341 |   1,285 |   1,320 |   1,295      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     219 |     142 |     152 |     143 |     181 |     201 |     202 |     245      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     346 |     350 |     481 |     514 |     566 |     626 |     637 |     660      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,501 |   1,452 |   1,459 |   1,529 |   1,598 |   1,654 |   1,748 |   1,715      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   1,428 |   1,512 |   1,403 |   1,467 |   1,752 |   2,028 |   1,982 |   2,085      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   3,060 |   3,467 |   3,476 |   3,571 |   3,866 |   4,061 |   4,106 |   4,058      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     456 |     546 |     428 |     424 |     476 |     488 |     522 |     555      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     469 |     561 |     590 |     620 |     714 |     657 |     654 |     635      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,266 |   2,435 |   2,485 |   2,532 |   2,730 |   2,790 |   2,999 |   2,904      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   1,304 |   1,368 |   1,520 |   1,492 |   1,481 |   1,648 |   1,605 |   1,578      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     307 |     358 |     402 |     382 |     413 |     416 |     382 |     339      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     776 |     754 |     695 |     870 |     873 |     717 |     740 |     742      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   6,440 |   6,321 |   6,475 |   6,769 |   6,965 |   7,328 |   7,283 |   7,784      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     353 |     413 |     436 |     468 |     502 |     579 |     561 |     619      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      70 |      76 |      80 |      82 |      94 |     113 |     131 |     146      
 NURSING .................................|   2,774 |   2,703 |   2,562 |   2,692 |   2,735 |   2,794 |   2,769 |   2,965      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     330 |     316 |     390 |     355 |     348 |     352 |     385 |     397      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,147 |   1,048 |   1,121 |   1,126 |   1,139 |   1,105 |   1,010 |     998      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     669 |     715 |     748 |     828 |     843 |     962 |     866 |     911      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     120 |     112 |     114 |     128 |     131 |     173 |     141 |     169      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     977 |     938 |   1,024 |   1,090 |   1,173 |   1,250 |   1,420 |   1,579      
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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