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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


     TABLE C-49.  SELF-SUPPORTED FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE,
 ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS 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 .............|  68,395 |  68,910 |  69,428 |  72,388 |  78,352 |  86,787 |  90,437 |  90,051      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  60,173 |  59,784 |  60,084 |  62,133 |  66,797 |  73,950 |  75,283 |  73,247      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  43,643 |  43,487 |  43,882 |  45,831 |  48,204 |  53,006 |  54,483 |  53,714      
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   1,801 |   1,663 |   1,565 |   1,744 |   1,805 |   1,795 |   1,858 |   1,656      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      34 |      37 |      37 |      40 |      32 |      29 |      45 |      26      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     776 |     693 |     543 |     667 |     805 |     718 |     768 |     773      
   PHYSICS ...............................|     936 |     890 |     936 |     990 |     912 |     996 |     992 |     782      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      55 |      43 |      49 |      47 |      56 |      52 |      53 |      75      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   2,182 |   1,882 |   1,723 |   1,867 |   1,758 |   1,998 |   2,123 |   2,173      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      93 |      66 |      73 |      75 |      71 |     114 |     109 |     110      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,630 |   1,235 |   1,025 |     930 |     844 |     873 |     957 |     903      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     164 |     144 |     165 |     218 |     207 |     256 |     271 |     367      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     295 |     437 |     460 |     644 |     636 |     755 |     786 |     793      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,219 |   2,250 |   2,247 |   2,230 |   2,370 |   2,712 |   2,833 |   2,478      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   5,761 |   5,468 |   5,573 |   5,921 |   5,880 |   6,475 |   6,298 |   5,823      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,874 |   1,858 |   1,858 |   1,886 |   1,887 |   1,966 |   1,938 |   1,849      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   5,000 |   4,802 |   4,556 |   4,283 |   4,570 |   4,979 |   5,470 |   5,529      
   ANATOMY ...............................|     120 |     124 |     112 |     110 |     117 |     100 |     111 |     109      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     293 |     274 |     222 |     200 |     236 |     258 |     242 |     238      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,086 |   1,093 |   1,103 |     997 |   1,082 |   1,200 |   1,299 |   1,210      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     313 |     324 |     349 |     352 |     368 |     467 |     633 |     628      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      34 |      63 |      49 |      29 |      39 |      59 |      42 |      41      
   BOTANY ................................|     365 |     345 |     286 |     247 |     186 |     213 |     246 |     224      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      92 |      85 |     105 |     106 |     131 |     135 |     116 |     137      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     113 |     110 |      96 |     133 |     123 |     125 |     127 |     153      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     143 |     143 |     145 |     102 |     112 |      96 |     108 |     104      
   GENETICS ..............................|     131 |     115 |     107 |      84 |     113 |     132 |     160 |     143      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     368 |     384 |     255 |     283 |     243 |     276 |     327 |     342      
   NUTRITION .............................|     886 |     830 |     824 |     764 |     842 |     878 |     925 |     991      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     205 |     182 |     213 |     160 |     150 |     153 |     204 |     238      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     138 |     108 |     107 |      99 |     145 |     167 |     174 |     154      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     446 |     354 |     303 |     336 |     368 |     354 |     378 |     424      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     183 |     173 |     175 |     154 |     165 |     161 |     151 |     122      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      84 |      95 |     105 |     127 |     150 |     205 |     227 |     271      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   9,819 |  10,523 |  10,890 |  11,095 |  11,946 |  12,844 |  12,636 |  12,702      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  14,987 |  15,041 |  15,470 |  16,805 |  17,988 |  20,237 |  21,327 |  21,504      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     419 |     442 |     361 |     426 |     482 |     524 |     501 |     451      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,686 |   1,731 |   1,785 |   1,917 |   2,015 |   2,159 |   2,306 |   2,469      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   2,953 |   2,916 |   2,797 |   2,840 |   3,233 |   3,524 |   3,494 |   3,360      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     599 |     503 |     497 |     588 |     601 |     766 |     912 |     878      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     970 |     955 |     891 |     944 |     910 |     887 |     956 |     930      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   5,260 |   5,206 |   5,661 |   6,110 |   6,538 |   7,554 |   8,218 |   7,902      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,326 |   1,319 |   1,378 |   1,513 |   1,532 |   1,873 |   1,789 |   1,821      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     135 |     129 |     135 |     248 |     237 |     252 |     259 |     302      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,639 |   1,840 |   1,965 |   2,219 |   2,440 |   2,698 |   2,892 |   3,391      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  16,530 |  16,297 |  16,202 |  16,302 |  18,593 |  20,944 |  20,800 |  19,533      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     456 |     511 |     522 |     545 |     584 |     659 |     662 |     565      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     131 |      91 |      95 |     117 |      98 |      96 |     127 |     124      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     333 |     325 |     385 |     400 |     441 |     535 |     552 |     481      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     745 |     564 |     555 |     556 |     673 |     803 |     846 |     801      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   3,323 |   3,251 |   3,275 |   3,334 |   3,803 |   4,239 |   4,281 |   4,248      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   5,330 |   5,323 |   5,248 |   5,262 |   5,954 |   6,610 |   6,331 |   5,984      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     179 |     165 |     148 |     134 |     162 |     245 |     227 |     217      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   1,679 |   1,683 |   1,789 |   1,676 |   2,400 |   2,808 |   2,644 |   2,593      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,462 |   2,553 |   2,468 |   2,538 |   2,828 |   3,377 |   3,457 |   3,163      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     448 |     377 |     381 |     528 |     567 |     593 |     620 |     546      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     150 |     170 |     124 |     131 |     161 |     166 |     172 |     155      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,294 |   1,284 |   1,212 |   1,081 |     922 |     813 |     881 |     656      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   8,222 |   9,126 |   9,344 |  10,255 |  11,555 |  12,837 |  15,154 |  16,804      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     317 |     374 |     367 |     432 |     580 |     621 |     873 |     906      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     421 |     439 |     359 |     334 |     364 |     444 |     484 |     476      
 NURSING .................................|   1,866 |   1,875 |   1,942 |   1,991 |   2,139 |   2,006 |   2,274 |   2,820      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     254 |     269 |     286 |     347 |     406 |     251 |     256 |     236      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,691 |   2,096 |   1,924 |   2,055 |   1,888 |   2,381 |   2,831 |   3,063      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   2,045 |   2,247 |   2,343 |   2,337 |   2,690 |   3,030 |   3,588 |   3,716      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      50 |      57 |      60 |      58 |      68 |      78 |     107 |      76      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,578 |   1,769 |   2,063 |   2,701 |   3,420 |   4,026 |   4,741 |   5,511      
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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