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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE B-22.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
   FIELDS SUPPORTED BY INSTITUTIONAL 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 .............| 112,282 | 114,776 | 119,172 | 123,085 | 125,416 | 127,996 | 129,185 | 129,254      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 106,401 | 108,597 | 112,352 | 115,922 | 117,945 | 120,366 | 121,070 | 120,837      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  85,026 |  87,015 |  89,571 |  92,611 |  93,328 |  95,440 |  96,096 |  96,227      
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  14,821 |  14,860 |  15,150 |  15,272 |  15,049 |  15,358 |  15,148 |  14,837      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     314 |     327 |     366 |     404 |     378 |     366 |     345 |     399      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   9,025 |   8,894 |   8,988 |   8,988 |   8,804 |   9,040 |   9,082 |   9,025      
   PHYSICS ...............................|   5,440 |   5,595 |   5,754 |   5,843 |   5,829 |   5,916 |   5,684 |   5,360      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      42 |      44 |      42 |      37 |      38 |      36 |      37 |      53      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   4,180 |   4,292 |   4,262 |   4,265 |   4,323 |   4,333 |   4,383 |   4,357      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     120 |     184 |     133 |     142 |     167 |     133 |     170 |     164      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   2,911 |   2,932 |   2,814 |   2,790 |   2,786 |   2,759 |   2,720 |   2,760      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     561 |     628 |     735 |     704 |     707 |     723 |     708 |     744      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     588 |     548 |     580 |     629 |     663 |     718 |     785 |     689      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   8,836 |   9,131 |   9,373 |   9,489 |   9,531 |   9,578 |   9,394 |   9,437      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   4,988 |   5,131 |   5,342 |   5,653 |   5,474 |   5,599 |   5,514 |   5,484      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   3,591 |   3,481 |   3,463 |   3,450 |   3,535 |   3,621 |   3,650 |   3,822      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  17,584 |  17,921 |  18,446 |  18,868 |  19,267 |  19,757 |  20,040 |  20,669      
   ANATOMY ...............................|     556 |     588 |     590 |     523 |     515 |     534 |     503 |     516      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   1,777 |   1,732 |   1,797 |   1,829 |   1,825 |   1,894 |   1,764 |   1,841      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   4,846 |   4,972 |   5,208 |   5,274 |   5,263 |   5,301 |   5,467 |   5,580      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     307 |     311 |     288 |     313 |     404 |     445 |     504 |     521      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     108 |     145 |     146 |     151 |     175 |     190 |     185 |     218      
   BOTANY ................................|   1,301 |   1,263 |   1,254 |   1,209 |   1,179 |   1,098 |   1,162 |   1,178      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     659 |     686 |     707 |     869 |   1,010 |   1,099 |   1,103 |   1,233      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     493 |     538 |     564 |     546 |     525 |     584 |     626 |     707      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     489 |     494 |     476 |     485 |     469 |     464 |     455 |     464      
   GENETICS ..............................|     457 |     418 |     478 |     521 |     503 |     537 |     559 |     511      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   1,708 |   1,827 |   1,866 |   1,879 |   1,905 |   1,870 |   1,827 |   1,732      
   NUTRITION .............................|     949 |     904 |     894 |     965 |   1,002 |     989 |   1,009 |   1,056      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     436 |     462 |     458 |     462 |     514 |     488 |     504 |     562      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     778 |     769 |     802 |     897 |     882 |     921 |     892 |     960      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     878 |     916 |   1,033 |   1,005 |     975 |     962 |     971 |     933      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   1,232 |   1,197 |   1,181 |   1,112 |   1,141 |   1,136 |   1,163 |   1,187      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     610 |     699 |     704 |     828 |     980 |   1,245 |   1,346 |   1,470      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  10,893 |  11,181 |  11,631 |  12,157 |  12,303 |  12,747 |  13,274 |  12,973      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  20,133 |  21,018 |  21,904 |  23,457 |  23,846 |  24,447 |  24,693 |  24,648      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     641 |     705 |     755 |     788 |     794 |     853 |     747 |     777      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,925 |   2,030 |   2,097 |   2,325 |   2,495 |   2,509 |   2,481 |   2,583      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   4,734 |   4,801 |   5,052 |   5,222 |   5,236 |   5,257 |   5,176 |   5,126      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   1,280 |   1,268 |   1,423 |   1,397 |   1,493 |   1,521 |   1,567 |   1,563      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,052 |   1,182 |   1,222 |   1,290 |   1,287 |   1,197 |   1,201 |   1,255      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   5,196 |   5,571 |   5,795 |   6,484 |   6,575 |   6,842 |   7,025 |   6,786      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   2,781 |   2,904 |   3,028 |   3,251 |   3,360 |   3,504 |   3,660 |   3,684      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     300 |     319 |     379 |     403 |     316 |     332 |     320 |     324      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   2,224 |   2,238 |   2,153 |   2,297 |   2,290 |   2,432 |   2,516 |   2,550      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  21,375 |  21,582 |  22,781 |  23,311 |  24,617 |  24,926 |  24,974 |  24,610      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     640 |     640 |     790 |     932 |     908 |     958 |     928 |     886      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     368 |     385 |     365 |     341 |     343 |     358 |     330 |     331      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     433 |     533 |     464 |     526 |     609 |     641 |     671 |     691      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   2,055 |   2,021 |   1,976 |   2,105 |   2,282 |   2,308 |   2,340 |   2,431      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   3,594 |   3,844 |   3,904 |   3,913 |   4,204 |   4,391 |   4,579 |   4,722      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   5,586 |   5,724 |   6,390 |   6,355 |   6,640 |   6,856 |   6,741 |   6,435      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     474 |     424 |     471 |     476 |     492 |     460 |     501 |     425      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   1,484 |   1,455 |   1,630 |   1,686 |   1,858 |   1,878 |   1,949 |   1,872      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   3,861 |   3,783 |   3,854 |   4,043 |   4,287 |   4,400 |   4,231 |   4,059      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     946 |     895 |     969 |     983 |   1,078 |   1,147 |   1,193 |   1,271      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     315 |     322 |     334 |     325 |     285 |     274 |     320 |     345      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,619 |   1,556 |   1,634 |   1,626 |   1,631 |   1,255 |   1,191 |   1,142      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   5,881 |   6,179 |   6,820 |   7,163 |   7,471 |   7,630 |   8,115 |   8,417      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     403 |     380 |     485 |     479 |     503 |     543 |     481 |     497      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     354 |     356 |     390 |     392 |     402 |     387 |     346 |     369      
 NURSING .................................|     729 |     947 |     974 |     967 |   1,008 |     947 |   1,052 |   1,150      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     921 |   1,018 |   1,023 |   1,085 |   1,087 |   1,108 |   1,158 |   1,241      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     813 |     721 |     750 |     890 |     884 |     786 |     900 |     801      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   1,441 |   1,483 |   1,616 |   1,669 |   1,774 |   1,849 |   1,989 |   2,034      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     332 |     348 |     399 |     424 |     392 |     396 |     349 |     351      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     888 |     926 |   1,183 |   1,257 |   1,421 |   1,614 |   1,840 |   1,974      
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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