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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE B-82.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
 FIELDS WITH NONFEDERALLY FUNDED TEACHING 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 .............|  62,415 |  62,567 |  63,826 |  64,364 |  64,753 |  65,087 |  66,511 |  66,121      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  60,233 |  60,438 |  61,582 |  62,052 |  62,318 |  62,657 |  64,066 |  63,442      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  49,138 |  49,335 |  50,509 |  51,164 |  51,132 |  51,816 |  53,008 |  52,714      
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  11,721 |  11,566 |  11,714 |  11,755 |  11,632 |  11,791 |  12,034 |  11,825      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     208 |     192 |     219 |     226 |     224 |     225 |     235 |     283      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   7,288 |   7,098 |   7,103 |   7,089 |   6,999 |   7,228 |   7,449 |   7,422      
   PHYSICS ...............................|   4,207 |   4,258 |   4,374 |   4,422 |   4,390 |   4,319 |   4,330 |   4,099      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      18 |      18 |      18 |      18 |      19 |      19 |      20 |      21      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   2,461 |   2,505 |   2,419 |   2,366 |   2,322 |   2,441 |   2,488 |   2,449      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      65 |      69 |      77 |      94 |      90 |      96 |     111 |     106      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,969 |   2,038 |   1,928 |   1,849 |   1,807 |   1,852 |   1,833 |   1,838      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     198 |     199 |     173 |     170 |     172 |     199 |     227 |     214      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     229 |     199 |     241 |     253 |     253 |     294 |     317 |     291      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   7,454 |   7,589 |   7,808 |   7,829 |   7,728 |   7,717 |   7,546 |   7,548      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   3,381 |   3,394 |   3,458 |   3,678 |   3,484 |   3,521 |   3,552 |   3,383      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     726 |     799 |     748 |     784 |     775 |     789 |     862 |     867      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   8,583 |   8,447 |   8,731 |   8,564 |   8,692 |   8,752 |   8,970 |   9,139      
   ANATOMY ...............................|     190 |     201 |     208 |     180 |     182 |     140 |     186 |     153      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     652 |     621 |     650 |     601 |     567 |     575 |     603 |     619      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   3,606 |   3,539 |   3,668 |   3,624 |   3,666 |   3,683 |   3,669 |   3,721      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      46 |      51 |      59 |      57 |      86 |     135 |     125 |     116      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      21 |      26 |      35 |      30 |      50 |      34 |      44 |      42      
   BOTANY ................................|     656 |     614 |     576 |     585 |     584 |     590 |     588 |     592      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     219 |     206 |     216 |     205 |     260 |     304 |     328 |     385      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     318 |     325 |     349 |     352 |     346 |     352 |     350 |     378      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     124 |     128 |     136 |     127 |     119 |     129 |     126 |     121      
   GENETICS ..............................|     140 |     125 |     125 |     162 |     132 |     146 |     155 |     108      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     703 |     704 |     698 |     695 |     640 |     587 |     636 |     618      
   NUTRITION .............................|     247 |     245 |     244 |     266 |     269 |     253 |     291 |     371      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      48 |      52 |      73 |      49 |      77 |      67 |      75 |      84      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     214 |     212 |     230 |     222 |     235 |     214 |     207 |     231      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     313 |     308 |     326 |     326 |     290 |     285 |     274 |     256      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     902 |     885 |     881 |     832 |     852 |     838 |     872 |     890      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     184 |     205 |     257 |     251 |     337 |     420 |     441 |     454      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   5,309 |   5,358 |   5,604 |   5,649 |   5,706 |   5,743 |   6,220 |   6,039      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   9,503 |   9,677 |  10,027 |  10,539 |  10,793 |  11,062 |  11,336 |  11,464      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     123 |     123 |     136 |     177 |     154 |     152 |     149 |     184      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     971 |     991 |     989 |   1,025 |   1,112 |   1,176 |   1,151 |   1,234      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   2,720 |   2,630 |   2,780 |   2,817 |   2,769 |   2,832 |   2,775 |   2,773      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     803 |     778 |     799 |     812 |     896 |     882 |     908 |     927      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     601 |     691 |     667 |     726 |     753 |     718 |     716 |     747      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   1,985 |   2,051 |   2,088 |   2,440 |   2,433 |   2,422 |   2,666 |   2,511      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,560 |   1,607 |   1,687 |   1,689 |   1,826 |   1,866 |   1,938 |   1,978      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     164 |     178 |     208 |     198 |     171 |     195 |     160 |     164      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     576 |     628 |     673 |     655 |     679 |     819 |     873 |     946      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  11,095 |  11,103 |  11,073 |  10,888 |  11,186 |  10,841 |  11,058 |  10,728      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     375 |     386 |     388 |     450 |     460 |     428 |     381 |     317      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      68 |      70 |      47 |      38 |      43 |      44 |      49 |      47      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     110 |     120 |     115 |     130 |     153 |     159 |     172 |     180      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     990 |     950 |     897 |     926 |     995 |     984 |     978 |     951      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   1,744 |   1,724 |   1,699 |   1,636 |   1,664 |   1,637 |   1,797 |   1,914      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   3,362 |   3,371 |   3,483 |   3,411 |   3,466 |   3,417 |   3,417 |   3,213      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     266 |     245 |     222 |     230 |     255 |     225 |     242 |     205      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     795 |     749 |     818 |     846 |     892 |     891 |     931 |     921      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,242 |   2,281 |   2,228 |   2,249 |   2,176 |   2,180 |   2,250 |   2,104      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     329 |     318 |     346 |     327 |     376 |     352 |     373 |     354      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     102 |     115 |     113 |      92 |      92 |      90 |      80 |     103      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     712 |     774 |     717 |     553 |     614 |     434 |     388 |     419      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,182 |   2,129 |   2,244 |   2,312 |   2,435 |   2,430 |   2,445 |   2,679      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      41 |      39 |      49 |      34 |      42 |      49 |      33 |      55      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     202 |     172 |     197 |     219 |     260 |     233 |     191 |     216      
 NURSING .................................|     310 |     282 |     331 |     335 |     368 |     305 |     315 |     345      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     601 |     630 |     643 |     627 |     591 |     626 |     647 |     660      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      93 |      80 |      73 |     109 |     136 |     121 |      93 |     113      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     641 |     605 |     576 |     575 |     593 |     609 |     633 |     677      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      72 |      84 |      64 |      62 |      54 |      68 |      53 |      38      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     222 |     237 |     311 |     351 |     391 |     419 |     480 |     575      
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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