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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE B-72.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
   FIELDS WITH FEDERALLY FUNDED FELLOWSHIPS 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 .............|   4,449 |   4,569 |   5,177 |   6,316 |   7,447 |   7,761 |   7,525 |   6,971      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   4,061 |   4,171 |   4,678 |   5,848 |   6,912 |   7,226 |   7,003 |   6,393      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   3,246 |   3,292 |   3,672 |   4,432 |   5,028 |   5,153 |   5,032 |   4,597      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     469 |     473 |     577 |     863 |   1,191 |   1,249 |   1,172 |     857      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      30 |      43 |      37 |      44 |      57 |      67 |      71 |      76      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     222 |     231 |     272 |     394 |     595 |     587 |     548 |     465      
   PHYSICS ...............................|     217 |     199 |     268 |     425 |     539 |     595 |     545 |     316      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       8 |       0      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     165 |     170 |     168 |     236 |     294 |     282 |     327 |     267      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       7 |      18 |      15 |      15 |      43 |      30 |      33 |      28      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     109 |     100 |     106 |     117 |     136 |     141 |     194 |     147      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      36 |      34 |      32 |      74 |      79 |      74 |      64 |      60      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      13 |      18 |      15 |      30 |      36 |      37 |      36 |      32      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     142 |     169 |     251 |     392 |     511 |     456 |     396 |     298      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     147 |     142 |     143 |     195 |     203 |     220 |     216 |     210      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      80 |      94 |     122 |     133 |      99 |     117 |      88 |      93      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   1,018 |     964 |   1,068 |   1,183 |   1,232 |   1,327 |   1,369 |   1,452      
   ANATOMY ...............................|      36 |      20 |      39 |      42 |      37 |      53 |      40 |      37      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     122 |     142 |     132 |     157 |     147 |     130 |     151 |     113      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     201 |     202 |     239 |     237 |     276 |     267 |     258 |     315      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      42 |      21 |      30 |      38 |      50 |      44 |      70 |      61      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      13 |      14 |      15 |      14 |      24 |      20 |      33 |      30      
   BOTANY ................................|      43 |      38 |      39 |      34 |      39 |      43 |      46 |      47      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      55 |      62 |      56 |     101 |     100 |     129 |     139 |     125      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      20 |      18 |      24 |      20 |      27 |      31 |      42 |      48      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      21 |      12 |       7 |      11 |      12 |      11 |      13 |      22      
   GENETICS ..............................|      62 |      41 |      38 |      58 |      39 |      47 |      52 |      31      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     100 |     100 |     107 |     106 |     106 |     103 |     107 |     143      
   NUTRITION .............................|      53 |      40 |      46 |      56 |      57 |      49 |      49 |      33      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      33 |      32 |      50 |      36 |      46 |      65 |      68 |      71      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      83 |     101 |     112 |     118 |     127 |     137 |     149 |     177      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|      76 |      49 |      42 |      64 |      46 |      83 |      48 |      73      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      34 |      45 |      54 |      51 |      53 |      60 |      59 |      58      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      24 |      27 |      38 |      40 |      46 |      55 |      45 |      68      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     279 |     280 |     302 |     344 |     388 |     384 |     335 |     326      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     946 |   1,000 |   1,041 |   1,086 |   1,110 |   1,118 |   1,129 |   1,094      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      60 |      40 |      50 |      69 |      63 |      66 |      52 |      39      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     163 |     159 |     176 |     186 |     182 |     205 |     185 |     185      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     112 |     159 |     194 |     189 |     210 |     175 |     169 |     192      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      49 |      57 |      52 |      39 |      47 |      40 |      42 |      55      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      57 |      53 |      33 |      62 |      54 |      61 |      53 |      49      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     298 |     324 |     290 |     287 |     299 |     335 |     329 |     315      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      92 |      86 |     116 |     110 |      92 |      80 |      97 |      94      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       8 |      12 |      10 |       1 |       9 |       6 |       5 |       9      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     107 |     110 |     120 |     143 |     154 |     150 |     197 |     156      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     815 |     879 |   1,006 |   1,416 |   1,884 |   2,073 |   1,971 |   1,796      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      66 |      67 |      79 |      94 |     138 |     138 |     160 |     174      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      38 |      12 |       6 |       7 |      25 |      34 |      28 |      38      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      16 |      35 |      42 |      52 |      58 |      88 |      68 |      77      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     136 |     131 |     154 |     196 |     206 |     204 |     222 |     189      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      47 |      64 |      65 |     135 |     182 |     239 |     244 |     213      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     167 |     200 |     259 |     360 |     456 |     519 |     456 |     408      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      24 |      25 |      32 |      41 |      54 |      57 |      53 |      41      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      30 |      27 |      33 |      39 |      72 |      69 |      69 |      65      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     133 |     124 |     130 |     235 |     357 |     357 |     362 |     311      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      41 |      53 |      66 |     129 |     162 |     204 |     170 |     174      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      42 |      57 |      66 |      59 |      72 |      80 |      62 |      52      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      75 |      84 |      74 |      69 |     102 |      84 |      77 |      54      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     388 |     398 |     499 |     468 |     535 |     535 |     522 |     578      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      34 |      39 |      48 |      53 |      49 |      85 |      58 |      47      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      24 |      18 |      15 |      17 |      21 |      22 |      28 |      29      
 NURSING .................................|      99 |     117 |     149 |     111 |     115 |     114 |      94 |     121      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      36 |      30 |      21 |      16 |      24 |      16 |      20 |      22      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      93 |      81 |      75 |      70 |      71 |      81 |     109 |      83      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      48 |      48 |     100 |     112 |     135 |     104 |      82 |     107      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       6 |       4 |       5 |       6 |       5 |       9 |      20 |      11      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|      48 |      61 |      86 |      83 |     115 |     104 |     111 |     158      
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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