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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE B-23.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
   FIELDS SUPPORTED BY OTHER OUTSIDE 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 .............|  25,478 |  25,741 |  25,853 |  26,139 |  27,078 |  27,782 |  26,777 |  27,692      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  23,975 |  24,464 |  24,445 |  24,766 |  25,555 |  26,085 |  25,031 |  25,811      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  14,164 |  14,376 |  14,363 |  14,385 |  14,925 |  15,535 |  15,314 |  16,356      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   1,872 |   1,980 |   2,007 |   1,974 |   2,229 |   2,349 |   2,306 |   2,412      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      39 |      23 |      22 |      18 |      32 |      30 |      37 |      56      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,184 |   1,200 |   1,283 |   1,242 |   1,466 |   1,543 |   1,459 |   1,433      
   PHYSICS ...............................|     633 |     742 |     698 |     705 |     725 |     771 |     803 |     919      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      16 |      15 |       4 |       9 |       6 |       5 |       7 |       4      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     986 |   1,025 |     990 |     952 |     975 |   1,006 |     928 |   1,023      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      55 |      54 |      65 |      61 |      58 |      81 |      65 |      75      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     645 |     687 |     663 |     612 |     611 |     679 |     570 |     613      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     114 |     122 |     147 |     140 |     148 |     124 |     151 |     161      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     172 |     162 |     115 |     139 |     158 |     122 |     142 |     174      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     548 |     616 |     585 |     560 |     590 |     626 |     524 |     564      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,260 |   1,312 |   1,278 |   1,281 |   1,322 |   1,356 |   1,394 |   1,371      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,674 |   1,773 |   1,697 |   1,770 |   1,715 |   1,685 |   1,657 |   1,701      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   3,123 |   3,385 |   3,433 |   3,536 |   3,735 |   3,790 |   3,866 |   4,166      
   ANATOMY ...............................|      46 |      36 |      50 |      34 |      48 |      48 |      73 |      64      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     347 |     369 |     409 |     417 |     439 |     456 |     485 |     450      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     404 |     430 |     393 |     455 |     515 |     512 |     443 |     489      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      91 |     114 |     109 |      78 |     143 |     137 |     153 |     158      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      41 |      31 |      83 |      81 |      80 |      73 |      94 |      90      
   BOTANY ................................|     380 |     401 |     390 |     369 |     390 |     406 |     321 |     363      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     144 |     130 |     134 |     194 |     207 |     210 |     262 |     348      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      69 |      72 |      78 |      68 |      84 |      81 |      97 |     118      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     156 |     147 |     159 |     149 |     177 |     182 |     192 |     198      
   GENETICS ..............................|     115 |     131 |     137 |     134 |     154 |     182 |     183 |     153      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     350 |     410 |     367 |     328 |     340 |     346 |     398 |     448      
   NUTRITION .............................|     435 |     480 |     459 |     563 |     444 |     394 |     393 |     408      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     116 |     120 |      94 |     115 |     101 |     116 |     119 |     128      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     179 |     208 |     231 |     209 |     221 |     217 |     237 |     252      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|      94 |     115 |     119 |     126 |     162 |     147 |     175 |     175      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      72 |      63 |      72 |      84 |      87 |     103 |      77 |      93      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      84 |     128 |     149 |     132 |     143 |     180 |     164 |     231      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,281 |   1,051 |   1,132 |   1,118 |   1,071 |   1,109 |   1,073 |   1,241      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   3,420 |   3,234 |   3,241 |   3,194 |   3,288 |   3,614 |   3,566 |   3,878      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     329 |     294 |     350 |     310 |     280 |     287 |     236 |     214      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     155 |     170 |     162 |     220 |     196 |     224 |     193 |     283      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     781 |     809 |     694 |     682 |     757 |     738 |     775 |     909      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      92 |      93 |      88 |      72 |      86 |      97 |     120 |     147      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     257 |     236 |     204 |     183 |     175 |     190 |     190 |     131      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     994 |     943 |     987 |   1,013 |   1,032 |   1,239 |   1,164 |   1,259      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     398 |     330 |     342 |     328 |     391 |     361 |     365 |     380      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      28 |      28 |      40 |      39 |      22 |      23 |      24 |      14      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     386 |     331 |     374 |     347 |     349 |     455 |     499 |     541      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   9,811 |  10,088 |  10,082 |  10,381 |  10,630 |  10,550 |   9,717 |   9,455      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     278 |     336 |     311 |     334 |     445 |     381 |     329 |     238      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     219 |     270 |     249 |     198 |     206 |     185 |     176 |     179      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     231 |     191 |     243 |     323 |     284 |     341 |     379 |     404      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,325 |   1,279 |   1,278 |   1,241 |   1,228 |   1,170 |   1,059 |   1,127      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   1,083 |   1,108 |   1,200 |   1,256 |   1,339 |   1,477 |   1,267 |   1,269      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,779 |   2,832 |   2,883 |   2,969 |   3,024 |   2,953 |   2,773 |   2,674      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     254 |     278 |     210 |     214 |     233 |     222 |     146 |     148      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     448 |     504 |     533 |     571 |     496 |     568 |     493 |     541      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,527 |   1,536 |   1,542 |   1,599 |   1,686 |   1,618 |   1,561 |   1,577      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     721 |     816 |     836 |     918 |     925 |     880 |     823 |     706      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     272 |     255 |     252 |     242 |     221 |     228 |     196 |     158      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     674 |     683 |     545 |     516 |     543 |     527 |     515 |     434      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,503 |   1,277 |   1,408 |   1,373 |   1,523 |   1,697 |   1,746 |   1,881      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      90 |      88 |      81 |      71 |     105 |     144 |     146 |     152      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      30 |      23 |      27 |      19 |      15 |      44 |      44 |      53      
 NURSING .................................|     235 |     151 |     144 |     132 |     137 |     160 |     202 |     277      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     318 |     303 |     346 |     361 |     357 |     363 |     332 |     314      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     463 |     316 |     386 |     376 |     438 |     459 |     488 |     467      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     105 |     149 |     144 |     111 |     130 |     184 |     133 |     142      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      78 |      77 |      81 |      97 |     124 |     105 |      89 |      96      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     184 |     170 |     199 |     206 |     217 |     238 |     312 |     380      
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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