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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE B-85.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
 FIELDS WITH NONFEDERALLY FUNDED OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT 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 .............|  97,228 |  95,791 |  96,834 | 102,081 | 109,875 | 120,339 | 123,169 | 123,581      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  85,322 |  83,263 |  83,715 |  87,952 |  93,897 | 102,620 | 101,976 | 100,007      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  63,846 |  62,149 |  62,466 |  66,182 |  69,543 |  75,467 |  76,172 |  75,731      
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   2,521 |   2,361 |   2,314 |   2,430 |   2,558 |   2,682 |   2,614 |   2,550      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      42 |      40 |      42 |      47 |      42 |      43 |      48 |      27      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,126 |   1,000 |     909 |   1,005 |   1,159 |   1,174 |   1,139 |   1,153      
   PHYSICS ...............................|   1,263 |   1,254 |   1,295 |   1,310 |   1,281 |   1,404 |   1,357 |   1,263      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      90 |      67 |      68 |      68 |      76 |      61 |      70 |     107      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   3,033 |   2,637 |   2,375 |   2,562 |   2,466 |   2,717 |   2,840 |   2,961      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     125 |      99 |     130 |     124 |     106 |     152 |     121 |     130      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   2,087 |   1,657 |   1,336 |   1,284 |   1,195 |   1,251 |   1,255 |   1,261      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     233 |     195 |     248 |     307 |     254 |     311 |     315 |     425      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     588 |     686 |     661 |     847 |     911 |   1,003 |   1,149 |   1,145      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   3,165 |   3,211 |   3,089 |   3,115 |   3,327 |   3,654 |   3,667 |   3,357      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   7,832 |   7,375 |   7,463 |   8,166 |   8,073 |   8,811 |   8,534 |   7,767      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,953 |   2,943 |   2,807 |   2,765 |   2,795 |   2,785 |   2,617 |   2,584      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   7,453 |   7,193 |   6,648 |   6,502 |   6,864 |   7,471 |   7,832 |   7,977      
   ANATOMY ...............................|     186 |     178 |     140 |     149 |     148 |     149 |     158 |     150      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     468 |     413 |     292 |     343 |     402 |     390 |     358 |     354      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,945 |   1,992 |   1,969 |   1,834 |   1,919 |   2,112 |   2,303 |   2,295      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     456 |     474 |     492 |     498 |     522 |     599 |     794 |     810      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      44 |      69 |      55 |      38 |      50 |      68 |      48 |      44      
   BOTANY ................................|     531 |     510 |     441 |     381 |     320 |     359 |     304 |     304      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     159 |     121 |     113 |     113 |     155 |     165 |     139 |     167      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     137 |     133 |     117 |     150 |     150 |     189 |     149 |     179      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     174 |     170 |     170 |     125 |     158 |     137 |     130 |     141      
   GENETICS ..............................|     212 |     191 |     152 |     130 |     146 |     182 |     214 |     206      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     589 |     563 |     416 |     442 |     426 |     463 |     482 |     471      
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,123 |   1,075 |   1,047 |     991 |   1,056 |   1,098 |   1,151 |   1,191      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     349 |     306 |     325 |     297 |     287 |     304 |     303 |     322      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     190 |     196 |     169 |     180 |     209 |     262 |     258 |     258      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     541 |     436 |     402 |     446 |     474 |     433 |     497 |     532      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     228 |     233 |     217 |     190 |     210 |     246 |     175 |     144      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     121 |     133 |     131 |     195 |     232 |     315 |     369 |     409      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  15,762 |  16,002 |  16,959 |  17,830 |  19,180 |  20,895 |  20,761 |  21,070      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  21,127 |  20,427 |  20,811 |  22,812 |  24,280 |  26,452 |  27,307 |  27,465      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     635 |     621 |     610 |     647 |     655 |     706 |     653 |     592      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   2,049 |   2,095 |   2,082 |   2,378 |   2,513 |   2,535 |   2,638 |   2,894      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   3,806 |   3,663 |   3,532 |   3,695 |   4,227 |   4,474 |   4,371 |   4,216      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     940 |     871 |     861 |     893 |     950 |   1,092 |   1,254 |   1,207      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,281 |   1,289 |   1,242 |   1,227 |   1,206 |   1,235 |   1,271 |   1,175      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   7,212 |   7,167 |   7,739 |   8,423 |   8,950 |  10,009 |  10,495 |  10,142      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,843 |   1,799 |   1,898 |   2,183 |   2,231 |   2,532 |   2,493 |   2,546      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     215 |     219 |     204 |     309 |     299 |     319 |     303 |     366      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   3,146 |   2,703 |   2,643 |   3,057 |   3,249 |   3,550 |   3,829 |   4,327      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  21,476 |  21,114 |  21,249 |  21,770 |  24,354 |  27,153 |  25,804 |  24,276      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     617 |     666 |     694 |     759 |     801 |     851 |     817 |     698      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     231 |     204 |     227 |     193 |     178 |     182 |     173 |     158      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     482 |     463 |     467 |     505 |     522 |     623 |     653 |     554      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     977 |     760 |     751 |     762 |     913 |   1,003 |   1,023 |   1,021      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   4,194 |   4,208 |   4,277 |   4,442 |   5,088 |   5,714 |   5,390 |   5,272      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   6,873 |   6,849 |   6,961 |   7,092 |   7,766 |   8,566 |   7,895 |   7,390      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     276 |     237 |     243 |     208 |     252 |     335 |     263 |     234      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   2,027 |   2,063 |   2,207 |   2,238 |   2,933 |   3,442 |   3,179 |   3,133      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   3,094 |   3,124 |   3,083 |   3,212 |   3,619 |   4,216 |   4,050 |   3,802      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     550 |     477 |     511 |     615 |     691 |     742 |     721 |     678      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     229 |     235 |     181 |     179 |     198 |     200 |     205 |     186      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,926 |   1,828 |   1,647 |   1,565 |   1,393 |   1,279 |   1,435 |   1,150      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  11,906 |  12,528 |  13,119 |  14,129 |  15,978 |  17,719 |  21,193 |  23,574      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     481 |     570 |     607 |     645 |     832 |     961 |   1,195 |   1,293      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     507 |     543 |     468 |     431 |     429 |     517 |     562 |     562      
 NURSING .................................|   2,535 |   2,590 |   2,687 |   2,728 |   2,978 |   2,907 |   3,314 |   4,051      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     398 |     407 |     438 |     499 |     554 |     402 |     439 |     403      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   2,248 |   2,561 |   2,388 |   2,542 |   2,357 |   2,875 |   3,528 |   3,572      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   3,073 |   3,186 |   3,458 |   3,557 |   4,235 |   4,680 |   5,729 |   6,076      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     137 |     110 |     154 |     162 |     144 |     159 |     199 |     162      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,527 |   2,561 |   2,919 |   3,565 |   4,449 |   5,218 |   6,227 |   7,455      
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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