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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


     TABLE B-24.  SELF-SUPPORTED FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE,
    ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS 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 .............|  79,793 |  79,210 |  80,292 |  84,401 |  91,584 | 101,351 | 106,362 | 106,505      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  69,756 |  68,457 |  69,186 |  72,290 |  77,696 |  85,929 |  87,872 |  85,580      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  52,136 |  51,108 |  51,888 |  54,677 |  57,886 |  63,543 |  65,646 |  64,809      
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   2,003 |   1,877 |   1,803 |   1,955 |   2,006 |   1,959 |   2,089 |   1,872      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      34 |      37 |      37 |      40 |      32 |      29 |      45 |      26      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     889 |     814 |     677 |     796 |     923 |     807 |     912 |     869      
   PHYSICS ...............................|     993 |     963 |   1,025 |   1,058 |     979 |   1,064 |   1,066 |     872      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      87 |      63 |      64 |      61 |      72 |      59 |      66 |     105      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   2,411 |   2,093 |   1,880 |   2,052 |   1,975 |   2,236 |   2,422 |   2,497      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      93 |      66 |      80 |      75 |      71 |     114 |     109 |     110      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,784 |   1,380 |   1,110 |   1,023 |     920 |     956 |   1,033 |     986      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     180 |     157 |     166 |     235 |     220 |     274 |     281 |     373      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     354 |     490 |     524 |     719 |     764 |     892 |     999 |   1,028      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,570 |   2,576 |   2,504 |   2,483 |   2,632 |   2,978 |   3,138 |   2,805      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   7,012 |   6,471 |   6,662 |   7,346 |   7,187 |   7,846 |   7,528 |   6,757      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,108 |   2,083 |   2,093 |   2,068 |   2,143 |   2,153 |   2,211 |   2,121      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   5,668 |   5,435 |   5,210 |   4,889 |   5,195 |   5,702 |   6,388 |   6,418      
   ANATOMY ...............................|     120 |     124 |     112 |     110 |     117 |     100 |     111 |     109      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     303 |     278 |     224 |     202 |     236 |     258 |     260 |     242      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,588 |   1,586 |   1,628 |   1,480 |   1,564 |   1,738 |   1,956 |   1,858      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     313 |     324 |     349 |     352 |     368 |     467 |     633 |     628      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      34 |      63 |      49 |      29 |      39 |      59 |      42 |      41      
   BOTANY ................................|     378 |     353 |     289 |     252 |     192 |     225 |     246 |     228      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      92 |      85 |     105 |     106 |     131 |     135 |     118 |     138      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     117 |     117 |      96 |     135 |     129 |     137 |     137 |     165      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     143 |     143 |     145 |     102 |     112 |      96 |     108 |     104      
   GENETICS ..............................|     162 |     153 |     126 |      96 |     124 |     143 |     175 |     158      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     379 |     388 |     260 |     292 |     248 |     289 |     332 |     345      
   NUTRITION .............................|     956 |     894 |     899 |     809 |     888 |     951 |   1,035 |   1,117      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     217 |     185 |     224 |     181 |     170 |     174 |     230 |     264      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     138 |     108 |     107 |      99 |     145 |     167 |     175 |     154      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     446 |     354 |     303 |     336 |     368 |     354 |     378 |     424      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     184 |     174 |     175 |     154 |     172 |     169 |     151 |     122      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      98 |     106 |     119 |     154 |     192 |     240 |     301 |     321      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  13,033 |  13,720 |  14,378 |  14,977 |  16,419 |  17,863 |  17,909 |  18,212      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  17,331 |  16,853 |  17,358 |  18,907 |  20,329 |  22,806 |  23,961 |  24,127      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     421 |     444 |     361 |     428 |     489 |     533 |     525 |     461      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,744 |   1,791 |   1,853 |   1,982 |   2,088 |   2,242 |   2,391 |   2,566      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   3,176 |   3,099 |   2,978 |   3,030 |   3,477 |   3,821 |   3,772 |   3,587      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     751 |     674 |     665 |     714 |     729 |     895 |   1,064 |   1,057      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,011 |   1,008 |     945 |     973 |     940 |     943 |   1,028 |   1,009      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   6,228 |   6,085 |   6,586 |   7,189 |   7,763 |   8,812 |   9,425 |   9,035      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,518 |   1,492 |   1,552 |   1,719 |   1,758 |   2,162 |   2,152 |   2,173      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     164 |     155 |     157 |     282 |     273 |     285 |     275 |     341      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   2,318 |   2,105 |   2,261 |   2,590 |   2,812 |   3,113 |   3,329 |   3,898      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  17,620 |  17,349 |  17,298 |  17,613 |  19,810 |  22,386 |  22,226 |  20,771      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     461 |     515 |     542 |     607 |     631 |     682 |     685 |     579      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     131 |      91 |      95 |     117 |      98 |      96 |     127 |     124      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     371 |     376 |     422 |     435 |     466 |     559 |     582 |     516      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     793 |     607 |     569 |     568 |     680 |     814 |     874 |     817      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   3,523 |   3,482 |   3,457 |   3,492 |   4,033 |   4,558 |   4,630 |   4,578      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   5,676 |   5,683 |   5,717 |   5,780 |   6,374 |   7,126 |   6,780 |   6,380      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     189 |     170 |     150 |     138 |     163 |     245 |     228 |     219      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   1,754 |   1,774 |   1,911 |   1,902 |   2,539 |   2,985 |   2,809 |   2,748      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,576 |   2,662 |   2,611 |   2,693 |   2,984 |   3,575 |   3,604 |   3,256      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     465 |     387 |     395 |     537 |     574 |     599 |     628 |     553      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     150 |     170 |     124 |     131 |     161 |     166 |     172 |     155      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,531 |   1,432 |   1,305 |   1,213 |   1,107 |     981 |   1,107 |     846      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  10,037 |  10,753 |  11,106 |  12,111 |  13,888 |  15,422 |  18,490 |  20,925      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     345 |     482 |     489 |     539 |     701 |     772 |   1,029 |   1,137      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     421 |     439 |     359 |     334 |     364 |     444 |     484 |     476      
 NURSING .................................|   2,184 |   2,223 |   2,307 |   2,357 |   2,595 |   2,521 |   2,852 |   3,525      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     255 |     270 |     286 |     347 |     406 |     251 |     258 |     236      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,739 |   2,139 |   1,956 |   2,100 |   1,936 |   2,414 |   2,918 |   3,145      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   2,815 |   2,865 |   3,094 |   3,159 |   3,752 |   4,149 |   5,121 |   5,470      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      62 |      69 |      74 |      60 |      70 |      80 |     114 |      80      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,216 |   2,266 |   2,541 |   3,215 |   4,064 |   4,791 |   5,714 |   6,856      
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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