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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE C-46.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
  FIELDS SUPPORTED BY FEDERAL SOURCES IN DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY
                                FIELD: 1987-94

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                  FIELD                   |  1987   |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994        
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  52,559 |  54,507 |  56,463 |  58,160 |  61,665 |  64,236 |  66,297 |  66,918      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  46,455 |  48,478 |  50,252 |  51,688 |  55,140 |  57,300 |  59,414 |  59,706      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  33,428 |  34,586 |  36,156 |  37,156 |  39,341 |  40,952 |  42,747 |  43,227      
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   9,650 |   9,792 |  10,170 |  10,213 |  10,747 |  10,923 |  10,942 |  10,818      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     292 |     318 |     337 |     328 |     368 |     415 |     421 |     472      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   5,080 |   5,136 |   5,280 |   5,321 |   5,489 |   5,572 |   5,688 |   5,718      
   PHYSICS ...............................|   4,229 |   4,317 |   4,536 |   4,549 |   4,871 |   4,891 |   4,790 |   4,559      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      49 |      21 |      17 |      15 |      19 |      45 |      43 |      69      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   2,845 |   2,772 |   2,878 |   2,972 |   3,094 |   3,401 |   3,620 |   3,575      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     554 |     521 |     532 |     550 |     563 |     630 |     634 |     633      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,322 |   1,307 |   1,385 |   1,366 |   1,365 |   1,484 |   1,642 |   1,582      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     794 |     718 |     745 |     846 |     910 |   1,003 |   1,031 |   1,041      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     175 |     226 |     216 |     210 |     256 |     284 |     313 |     319      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,086 |   1,177 |   1,198 |   1,304 |   1,469 |   1,460 |   1,436 |   1,373      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   2,019 |   2,165 |   2,291 |   2,376 |   2,499 |   2,594 |   2,883 |   3,016      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,689 |   1,742 |   1,778 |   1,739 |   1,825 |   1,937 |   1,956 |   1,918      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  11,777 |  12,361 |  13,126 |  13,512 |  14,365 |  14,997 |  16,060 |  16,554      
   ANATOMY ...............................|     207 |     225 |     247 |     244 |     281 |     278 |     290 |     303      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   2,177 |   2,352 |   2,380 |   2,377 |   2,454 |   2,436 |   2,660 |   2,624      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,630 |   1,640 |   1,813 |   1,805 |   1,964 |   1,983 |   2,010 |   2,029      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     455 |     464 |     465 |     488 |     516 |     585 |     700 |     749      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     285 |     305 |     332 |     344 |     385 |     406 |     434 |     420      
   BOTANY ................................|     519 |     520 |     510 |     524 |     543 |     571 |     624 |     580      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     991 |   1,122 |   1,231 |   1,316 |   1,368 |   1,517 |   1,723 |   1,944      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     117 |     103 |     135 |     135 |     180 |     193 |     197 |     213      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     274 |     277 |     229 |     261 |     256 |     274 |     284 |     300      
   GENETICS ..............................|     473 |     483 |     511 |     545 |     631 |     664 |     773 |     780      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   1,579 |   1,683 |   1,836 |   1,873 |   1,915 |   1,955 |   2,050 |   2,168      
   NUTRITION .............................|     561 |     518 |     529 |     491 |     543 |     526 |     602 |     636      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     305 |     299 |     327 |     325 |     328 |     387 |     451 |     443      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     827 |     901 |     995 |   1,017 |   1,056 |   1,101 |   1,206 |   1,312      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     578 |     623 |     602 |     609 |     658 |     697 |     696 |     689      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     290 |     280 |     340 |     327 |     380 |     381 |     356 |     315      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     509 |     566 |     644 |     831 |     907 |   1,043 |   1,004 |   1,049      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,926 |   2,027 |   2,076 |   2,246 |   2,372 |   2,458 |   2,565 |   2,488      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   2,436 |   2,550 |   2,639 |   2,794 |   2,970 |   3,182 |   3,285 |   3,485      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     446 |     447 |     429 |     411 |     423 |     410 |     431 |     466      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     284 |     285 |     299 |     282 |     297 |     349 |     355 |     407      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     277 |     303 |     348 |     351 |     370 |     360 |     377 |     410      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     162 |     164 |     171 |     177 |     218 |     274 |     257 |     308      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     128 |      93 |      94 |     140 |     145 |     143 |     134 |     155      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     478 |     566 |     587 |     600 |     644 |     712 |     729 |     776      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     360 |     374 |     367 |     404 |     424 |     418 |     435 |     465      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      33 |      39 |      30 |      21 |      13 |      16 |      23 |      17      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     268 |     279 |     314 |     408 |     436 |     500 |     544 |     481      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  13,027 |  13,892 |  14,096 |  14,532 |  15,799 |  16,348 |  16,667 |  16,479      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     990 |   1,038 |   1,123 |   1,137 |   1,329 |   1,277 |   1,314 |   1,279      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     219 |     142 |     152 |     143 |     181 |     201 |     202 |     245      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     346 |     350 |     481 |     514 |     566 |     622 |     633 |     657      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,501 |   1,452 |   1,457 |   1,528 |   1,592 |   1,643 |   1,735 |   1,705      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   1,412 |   1,498 |   1,398 |   1,452 |   1,732 |   1,987 |   1,936 |   2,014      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   3,014 |   3,427 |   3,419 |   3,528 |   3,787 |   3,981 |   4,029 |   3,950      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     456 |     546 |     428 |     424 |     476 |     487 |     522 |     555      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     465 |     557 |     583 |     604 |     691 |     643 |     635 |     605      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,253 |   2,405 |   2,461 |   2,492 |   2,695 |   2,753 |   2,952 |   2,840      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   1,303 |   1,368 |   1,520 |   1,491 |   1,480 |   1,647 |   1,597 |   1,567      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     307 |     358 |     402 |     382 |     413 |     416 |     382 |     339      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     761 |     751 |     672 |     837 |     857 |     691 |     730 |     723      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   6,104 |   6,029 |   6,211 |   6,472 |   6,525 |   6,936 |   6,883 |   7,212      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     345 |     410 |     434 |     466 |     494 |     568 |     551 |     607      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      70 |      76 |      80 |      82 |      94 |     113 |     131 |     146      
 NURSING .................................|   2,586 |   2,498 |   2,375 |   2,499 |   2,420 |   2,553 |   2,526 |   2,583      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     330 |     316 |     390 |     355 |     348 |     352 |     385 |     397      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,143 |   1,044 |   1,116 |   1,119 |   1,131 |   1,094 |     997 |     990      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     644 |     690 |     721 |     779 |     789 |     895 |     820 |     861      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     118 |     108 |     110 |     119 |     122 |     164 |     130 |     158      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     868 |     887 |     985 |   1,053 |   1,127 |   1,197 |   1,343 |   1,470      
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KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING