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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE C-47.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
FIELDS SUPPORTED BY INSTITUTIONAL 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 .............| 107,937 | 110,566 | 114,780 | 118,260 | 120,288 | 122,487 | 123,819 | 123,802      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 102,508 | 104,813 | 108,385 | 111,582 | 113,380 | 115,461 | 116,366 | 116,019      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  81,533 |  83,636 |  86,041 |  88,739 |  89,279 |  91,149 |  91,936 |  91,925      
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  14,422 |  14,446 |  14,733 |  14,904 |  14,648 |  14,992 |  14,809 |  14,432      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     314 |     327 |     366 |     404 |     378 |     366 |     345 |     399      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   8,741 |   8,598 |   8,717 |   8,765 |   8,569 |   8,820 |   8,880 |   8,782      
   PHYSICS ...............................|   5,327 |   5,478 |   5,621 |   5,705 |   5,673 |   5,780 |   5,569 |   5,235      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      40 |      43 |      29 |      30 |      28 |      26 |      15 |      16      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   3,994 |   4,112 |   4,064 |   4,078 |   4,109 |   4,089 |   4,120 |   4,128      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     120 |     184 |     133 |     142 |     165 |     133 |     170 |     163      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   2,820 |   2,841 |   2,726 |   2,694 |   2,702 |   2,664 |   2,620 |   2,666      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     531 |     592 |     698 |     689 |     676 |     688 |     678 |     715      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     523 |     495 |     507 |     553 |     566 |     604 |     652 |     584      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   8,509 |   8,790 |   9,012 |   9,134 |   9,158 |   9,173 |   9,010 |   9,022      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   4,762 |   4,864 |   5,056 |   5,263 |   5,098 |   5,234 |   5,169 |   5,138      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   3,506 |   3,384 |   3,382 |   3,333 |   3,430 |   3,504 |   3,553 |   3,726      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  16,889 |  17,252 |  17,797 |  18,192 |  18,569 |  19,036 |  19,260 |  19,840      
   ANATOMY ...............................|     556 |     588 |     590 |     523 |     515 |     534 |     503 |     516      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   1,767 |   1,725 |   1,782 |   1,814 |   1,811 |   1,880 |   1,750 |   1,829      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   4,244 |   4,395 |   4,671 |   4,711 |   4,687 |   4,706 |   4,842 |   4,905      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     307 |     311 |     288 |     313 |     404 |     445 |     504 |     521      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     108 |     145 |     146 |     151 |     175 |     190 |     185 |     218      
   BOTANY ................................|   1,292 |   1,254 |   1,245 |   1,201 |   1,168 |   1,089 |   1,160 |   1,178      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     659 |     686 |     707 |     869 |   1,010 |   1,099 |   1,102 |   1,230      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     485 |     531 |     557 |     542 |     521 |     579 |     619 |     703      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     489 |     494 |     476 |     485 |     469 |     464 |     455 |     464      
   GENETICS ..............................|     449 |     418 |     456 |     492 |     473 |     512 |     524 |     477      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   1,706 |   1,824 |   1,863 |   1,877 |   1,903 |   1,868 |   1,825 |   1,730      
   NUTRITION .............................|     935 |     890 |     879 |     953 |     992 |     974 |     988 |   1,037      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     433 |     457 |     455 |     455 |     506 |     482 |     498 |     558      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     778 |     769 |     802 |     897 |     882 |     921 |     892 |     960      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     878 |     916 |   1,033 |   1,005 |     975 |     962 |     971 |     933      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   1,221 |   1,187 |   1,173 |   1,106 |   1,129 |   1,123 |   1,159 |   1,182      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     582 |     662 |     674 |     798 |     949 |   1,208 |   1,283 |   1,399      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   9,940 |  10,289 |  10,670 |  11,045 |  11,135 |  11,398 |  12,020 |  11,779      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  19,511 |  20,499 |  21,327 |  22,790 |  23,132 |  23,723 |  23,995 |  23,860      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     641 |     705 |     755 |     788 |     792 |     849 |     744 |     764      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,903 |   2,012 |   2,078 |   2,305 |   2,472 |   2,493 |   2,466 |   2,573      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   4,689 |   4,753 |   5,000 |   5,160 |   5,174 |   5,190 |   5,134 |   5,065      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   1,188 |   1,185 |   1,340 |   1,303 |   1,378 |   1,419 |   1,446 |   1,445      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,043 |   1,173 |   1,217 |   1,285 |   1,280 |   1,181 |   1,188 |   1,243      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   4,955 |   5,362 |   5,562 |   6,196 |   6,314 |   6,569 |   6,751 |   6,441      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   2,676 |   2,826 |   2,931 |   3,156 |   3,246 |   3,396 |   3,572 |   3,605      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     296 |     317 |     375 |     399 |     311 |     326 |     313 |     314      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   2,120 |   2,166 |   2,069 |   2,198 |   2,165 |   2,300 |   2,381 |   2,410      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  20,975 |  21,177 |  22,344 |  22,843 |  24,101 |  24,312 |  24,430 |  24,094      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     640 |     640 |     787 |     930 |     902 |     952 |     922 |     884      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     368 |     385 |     365 |     341 |     343 |     358 |     330 |     331      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     431 |     531 |     463 |     526 |     609 |     640 |     670 |     683      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   2,030 |   1,999 |   1,965 |   2,087 |   2,246 |   2,264 |   2,312 |   2,381      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   3,549 |   3,794 |   3,848 |   3,842 |   4,130 |   4,324 |   4,493 |   4,651      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   5,490 |   5,605 |   6,246 |   6,187 |   6,453 |   6,652 |   6,547 |   6,258      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     469 |     418 |     464 |     469 |     486 |     456 |     500 |     423      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   1,436 |   1,423 |   1,596 |   1,655 |   1,825 |   1,817 |   1,909 |   1,825      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   3,795 |   3,702 |   3,792 |   3,965 |   4,208 |   4,303 |   4,147 |   3,987      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     940 |     892 |     961 |     979 |   1,067 |   1,141 |   1,188 |   1,265      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     315 |     322 |     334 |     325 |     285 |     274 |     320 |     345      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,512 |   1,466 |   1,523 |   1,537 |   1,547 |   1,131 |   1,092 |   1,061      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   5,429 |   5,753 |   6,395 |   6,678 |   6,908 |   7,026 |   7,453 |   7,783      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     399 |     377 |     482 |     479 |     503 |     540 |     478 |     489      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     354 |     356 |     390 |     392 |     402 |     387 |     346 |     369      
 NURSING .................................|     690 |     879 |     926 |     936 |     975 |     897 |     968 |   1,088      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     921 |   1,018 |   1,023 |   1,085 |   1,087 |   1,108 |   1,157 |   1,241      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     807 |     716 |     744 |     877 |     878 |     776 |     892 |     786      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   1,172 |   1,218 |   1,330 |   1,357 |   1,395 |   1,470 |   1,602 |   1,666      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     332 |     347 |     398 |     424 |     392 |     396 |     347 |     349      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     754 |     842 |   1,102 |   1,128 |   1,276 |   1,452 |   1,663 |   1,795      
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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