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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE B-73.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
  FIELDS WITH NONFEDERALLY 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 .............|  17,516 |  17,792 |  18,301 |  18,956 |  19,254 |  20,909 |  21,734 |  22,146      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  16,294 |  16,715 |  17,090 |  17,689 |  18,074 |  19,561 |  20,249 |  20,596      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  12,504 |  13,151 |  13,365 |  13,900 |  14,189 |  15,510 |  15,983 |  16,326      
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   1,378 |   1,348 |   1,387 |   1,391 |   1,470 |   1,588 |   1,557 |   1,599      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      43 |      60 |      51 |      46 |      42 |      44 |      64 |      56      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     688 |     740 |     730 |     775 |     817 |     847 |     841 |     910      
   PHYSICS ...............................|     639 |     541 |     598 |     564 |     606 |     692 |     650 |     622      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       8 |       7 |       8 |       6 |       5 |       5 |       2 |      11      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     562 |     592 |     580 |     561 |     602 |     612 |     580 |     598      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      18 |      34 |      15 |      21 |      24 |      15 |      33 |      26      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     425 |     419 |     436 |     390 |     403 |     425 |     341 |     361      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      64 |      67 |      85 |     104 |     100 |     111 |     131 |     148      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      55 |      72 |      44 |      46 |      75 |      61 |      75 |      63      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     718 |     772 |     751 |     734 |     854 |     960 |     967 |     903      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     633 |     661 |     700 |     760 |     698 |     664 |     592 |     699      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     412 |     373 |     412 |     414 |     392 |     388 |     434 |     427      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   3,220 |   3,208 |   3,406 |   3,491 |   3,456 |   3,732 |   3,871 |   4,131      
   ANATOMY ...............................|     126 |     123 |     143 |     122 |     106 |     183 |     119 |     146      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     400 |     360 |     463 |     445 |     437 |     493 |     489 |     496      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     539 |     592 |     656 |     674 |     625 |     669 |     696 |     803      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      81 |      76 |      43 |      78 |     115 |     102 |     137 |     153      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      58 |      61 |      63 |      75 |      70 |      69 |      80 |      88      
   BOTANY ................................|     156 |     178 |     164 |     162 |     123 |     111 |     133 |     124      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     211 |     202 |     229 |     303 |     322 |     320 |     359 |     437      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      62 |      84 |      87 |      63 |      61 |      79 |     110 |     136      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      55 |      55 |      66 |      81 |      63 |      61 |      63 |      43      
   GENETICS ..............................|     106 |      84 |     144 |     161 |     194 |     196 |     228 |     184      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     357 |     363 |     394 |     358 |     385 |     435 |     363 |     371      
   NUTRITION .............................|     134 |      91 |      84 |     153 |      90 |     107 |     106 |      94      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     136 |     111 |     107 |      99 |     139 |     130 |     167 |     193      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     254 |     254 |     281 |     256 |     249 |     248 |     238 |     283      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     214 |     193 |     232 |     204 |     199 |     215 |     254 |     215      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     121 |     117 |     123 |     113 |      93 |     101 |     102 |      96      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     210 |     264 |     127 |     144 |     185 |     213 |     227 |     269      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,152 |   1,242 |   1,167 |   1,297 |   1,303 |   1,508 |   1,630 |   1,564      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   4,429 |   4,955 |   4,962 |   5,252 |   5,414 |   6,058 |   6,352 |   6,405      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      81 |      94 |     112 |     111 |     114 |     104 |      95 |      82      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     454 |     547 |     593 |     609 |     629 |     768 |     840 |     845      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     888 |   1,116 |   1,103 |   1,036 |   1,101 |   1,191 |   1,237 |   1,304      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     107 |     127 |     123 |     130 |     117 |     155 |     155 |     162      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     238 |     223 |     246 |     257 |     261 |     229 |     275 |     291      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   1,671 |   1,838 |   1,772 |   1,967 |   2,086 |   2,235 |   2,256 |   2,244      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     549 |     553 |     514 |     524 |     574 |     709 |     821 |     762      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      21 |      23 |      37 |      48 |      43 |      44 |      41 |      44      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     420 |     434 |     462 |     570 |     489 |     623 |     632 |     671      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   3,790 |   3,564 |   3,725 |   3,789 |   3,885 |   4,051 |   4,266 |   4,270      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     111 |     108 |     114 |     150 |     207 |     212 |     189 |     148      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      36 |      56 |      49 |      37 |      26 |      46 |      55 |      41      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     114 |     144 |     158 |     162 |     165 |     229 |     280 |     309      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     669 |     578 |     502 |     548 |     485 |     534 |     497 |     516      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     419 |     489 |     559 |     485 |     495 |     563 |     660 |     657      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     902 |     858 |     963 |     902 |     968 |     983 |   1,019 |   1,084      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     112 |     127 |     146 |     149 |     141 |     121 |     137 |     123      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     164 |     149 |     178 |     211 |     188 |     200 |     212 |     204      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     497 |     429 |     441 |     480 |     511 |     552 |     564 |     636      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     196 |     208 |     193 |     234 |     225 |     242 |     271 |     245      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      90 |      76 |      71 |      77 |      58 |      67 |      56 |      67      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     480 |     342 |     351 |     354 |     416 |     302 |     326 |     240      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,222 |   1,077 |   1,211 |   1,267 |   1,180 |   1,348 |   1,485 |   1,550      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     121 |     161 |     160 |     183 |     205 |     238 |     236 |     207      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      65 |      58 |      66 |      70 |      64 |      71 |      47 |      47      
 NURSING .................................|     106 |     146 |     141 |     156 |     126 |     153 |     208 |     271      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     209 |     191 |     211 |     227 |     229 |     197 |     186 |     218      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     283 |     129 |     186 |     223 |     158 |     115 |     194 |     267      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     180 |     171 |     187 |     172 |     155 |     219 |     246 |     186      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      40 |      46 |      59 |      54 |      37 |      35 |      27 |      23      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     218 |     175 |     201 |     182 |     206 |     320 |     341 |     331      
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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