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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE B-78.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
 FIELDS WITH FEDERALLY FUNDED RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS 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 .............|  34,996 |  36,752 |  38,555 |  38,504 |  40,790 |  42,589 |  44,536 |  45,541      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  33,939 |  35,645 |  37,372 |  37,266 |  39,355 |  41,078 |  43,063 |  43,826      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  23,558 |  24,710 |  26,155 |  26,096 |  27,471 |  28,781 |  30,338 |  30,946      
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   8,872 |   8,968 |   9,161 |   8,846 |   8,900 |   9,081 |   9,189 |   9,383      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     253 |     267 |     288 |     269 |     288 |     336 |     330 |     376      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   4,733 |   4,773 |   4,747 |   4,639 |   4,540 |   4,612 |   4,713 |   4,909      
   PHYSICS ...............................|   3,856 |   3,908 |   4,110 |   3,923 |   4,057 |   4,093 |   4,103 |   4,031      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      30 |      20 |      16 |      15 |      15 |      40 |      43 |      67      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   2,243 |   2,313 |   2,479 |   2,475 |   2,564 |   2,884 |   2,996 |   3,075      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     383 |     378 |     444 |     461 |     455 |     543 |     547 |     572      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,106 |   1,134 |   1,230 |   1,188 |   1,183 |   1,267 |   1,338 |   1,348      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     635 |     636 |     642 |     672 |     724 |     839 |     865 |     911      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     119 |     165 |     163 |     154 |     202 |     235 |     246 |     244      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     635 |     666 |     662 |     610 |     644 |     684 |     736 |     743      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,499 |   1,642 |   1,779 |   1,785 |   1,955 |   1,994 |   2,226 |   2,388      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,442 |   1,472 |   1,553 |   1,529 |   1,668 |   1,767 |   1,771 |   1,762      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   6,872 |   7,501 |   8,214 |   8,429 |   9,071 |   9,540 |  10,382 |  10,626      
   ANATOMY ...............................|      92 |     120 |     136 |     120 |     161 |     142 |     163 |     174      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   1,537 |   1,664 |   1,623 |   1,662 |   1,652 |   1,687 |   1,917 |   1,900      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     948 |   1,026 |   1,163 |   1,138 |   1,319 |   1,286 |   1,382 |   1,339      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     102 |     154 |     155 |     153 |     174 |     238 |     274 |     315      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     168 |     178 |     183 |     183 |     230 |     240 |     263 |     266      
   BOTANY ................................|     438 |     445 |     431 |     456 |     458 |     479 |     527 |     482      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     469 |     527 |     683 |     705 |     731 |     821 |     991 |   1,102      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      94 |      82 |     105 |     105 |     140 |     147 |     135 |     147      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     228 |     234 |     201 |     224 |     237 |     259 |     258 |     271      
   GENETICS ..............................|     201 |     274 |     293 |     318 |     386 |     382 |     457 |     488      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     955 |   1,032 |   1,190 |   1,235 |   1,212 |   1,280 |   1,289 |   1,340      
   NUTRITION .............................|     386 |     366 |     377 |     368 |     417 |     412 |     480 |     518      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     121 |     123 |     156 |     159 |     148 |     174 |     241 |     220      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     308 |     369 |     432 |     443 |     496 |     512 |     521 |     624      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     281 |     336 |     325 |     315 |     348 |     354 |     380 |     356      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     220 |     203 |     248 |     231 |     271 |     278 |     268 |     222      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     324 |     368 |     513 |     614 |     691 |     849 |     836 |     862      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,078 |   1,206 |   1,274 |   1,324 |   1,436 |   1,439 |   1,551 |   1,488      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     917 |     942 |   1,033 |   1,098 |   1,233 |   1,392 |   1,487 |   1,481      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     372 |     366 |     354 |     321 |     343 |     338 |     370 |     403      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      68 |      69 |      64 |      55 |      62 |      94 |     104 |      89      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      77 |      81 |     109 |     122 |     108 |     140 |     170 |     138      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      90 |      84 |     103 |     114 |     133 |     200 |     193 |     210      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      32 |      18 |      39 |      32 |      42 |      48 |      56 |      62      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|      35 |      65 |      82 |      93 |     150 |      98 |     143 |     156      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     152 |     146 |     159 |     207 |     226 |     242 |     242 |     215      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      14 |      23 |      16 |      10 |       3 |       8 |      16 |       6      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      77 |      90 |     107 |     144 |     166 |     224 |     193 |     202      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  10,381 |  10,935 |  11,217 |  11,170 |  11,884 |  12,297 |  12,725 |  12,880      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     567 |     634 |     623 |     651 |     741 |     709 |     727 |     719      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     165 |     114 |     123 |     111 |     146 |     156 |     163 |     194      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     248 |     262 |     369 |     390 |     414 |     439 |     448 |     444      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,322 |   1,294 |   1,253 |   1,276 |   1,286 |   1,303 |   1,393 |   1,404      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   1,221 |   1,221 |   1,198 |   1,182 |   1,408 |   1,576 |   1,580 |   1,652      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,341 |   2,715 |   2,705 |   2,670 |   2,863 |   3,007 |   3,068 |   3,176      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     372 |     355 |     371 |     345 |     381 |     398 |     432 |     451      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     247 |     289 |     288 |     269 |     374 |     338 |     358 |     408      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,928 |   2,061 |   2,136 |   2,054 |   2,121 |   2,207 |   2,406 |   2,357      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   1,240 |   1,288 |   1,412 |   1,328 |   1,269 |   1,405 |   1,393 |   1,334      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     221 |     262 |     293 |     280 |     301 |     310 |     289 |     258      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     509 |     440 |     446 |     614 |     580 |     449 |     468 |     483      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,057 |   1,107 |   1,183 |   1,238 |   1,435 |   1,511 |   1,473 |   1,715      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     119 |     143 |     164 |     148 |     167 |     178 |     187 |     198      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       1 |       2 |       8 |      11 |       9 |      11 |       8 |       8      
 NURSING .................................|     104 |      80 |      68 |     100 |      97 |      82 |      60 |      56      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     230 |     248 |     311 |     285 |     266 |     270 |     299 |     308      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     184 |     131 |     121 |     146 |     202 |     226 |     209 |     259      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     166 |     188 |     198 |     219 |     237 |     242 |     196 |     238      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      89 |      89 |      89 |     100 |     106 |     136 |      93 |     132      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     164 |     226 |     224 |     229 |     351 |     366 |     421 |     516      
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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