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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE C-59.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
  FIELDS WITH FEDERALLY FUNDED RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS 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 .............|  34,779 |  36,556 |  38,280 |  38,167 |  40,368 |  42,137 |  44,081 |  44,942      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  33,730 |  35,455 |  37,109 |  36,956 |  38,961 |  40,664 |  42,646 |  43,288      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  23,419 |  24,590 |  25,998 |  25,882 |  27,219 |  28,518 |  30,070 |  30,648      
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   8,834 |   8,946 |   9,136 |   8,819 |   8,859 |   9,038 |   9,120 |   9,327      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     253 |     267 |     288 |     269 |     288 |     336 |     330 |     376      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   4,698 |   4,755 |   4,728 |   4,628 |   4,514 |   4,592 |   4,677 |   4,876      
   PHYSICS ...............................|   3,853 |   3,904 |   4,104 |   3,907 |   4,042 |   4,070 |   4,071 |   4,008      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      30 |      20 |      16 |      15 |      15 |      40 |      42 |      67      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   2,236 |   2,308 |   2,468 |   2,459 |   2,547 |   2,855 |   2,971 |   3,024      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     383 |     378 |     444 |     461 |     455 |     542 |     545 |     561      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,105 |   1,134 |   1,225 |   1,184 |   1,180 |   1,264 |   1,337 |   1,344      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     633 |     632 |     636 |     664 |     719 |     831 |     859 |     884      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     115 |     164 |     163 |     150 |     193 |     218 |     230 |     235      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     634 |     666 |     661 |     609 |     642 |     681 |     728 |     732      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,499 |   1,642 |   1,775 |   1,768 |   1,939 |   1,984 |   2,216 |   2,358      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,430 |   1,460 |   1,545 |   1,493 |   1,640 |   1,747 |   1,760 |   1,744      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   6,836 |   7,466 |   8,158 |   8,377 |   9,000 |   9,459 |  10,290 |  10,554      
   ANATOMY ...............................|      92 |     120 |     136 |     120 |     161 |     142 |     163 |     174      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   1,537 |   1,664 |   1,623 |   1,662 |   1,652 |   1,687 |   1,914 |   1,900      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     917 |     992 |   1,109 |   1,090 |   1,248 |   1,209 |   1,301 |   1,271      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     102 |     154 |     155 |     153 |     174 |     238 |     274 |     315      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     168 |     178 |     183 |     183 |     230 |     240 |     263 |     266      
   BOTANY ................................|     438 |     445 |     431 |     456 |     458 |     479 |     527 |     482      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     469 |     527 |     683 |     705 |     731 |     821 |     991 |   1,102      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      94 |      82 |     105 |     105 |     140 |     147 |     135 |     147      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     228 |     234 |     201 |     224 |     237 |     259 |     258 |     271      
   GENETICS ..............................|     201 |     274 |     293 |     318 |     386 |     382 |     457 |     488      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     955 |   1,032 |   1,190 |   1,235 |   1,212 |   1,280 |   1,289 |   1,340      
   NUTRITION .............................|     385 |     365 |     375 |     367 |     417 |     409 |     476 |     514      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     121 |     123 |     156 |     159 |     148 |     174 |     241 |     220      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     308 |     369 |     432 |     443 |     496 |     512 |     521 |     624      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     281 |     336 |     325 |     315 |     348 |     354 |     380 |     356      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     220 |     203 |     248 |     231 |     271 |     278 |     268 |     222      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     320 |     368 |     513 |     611 |     691 |     848 |     832 |     862      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,054 |   1,181 |   1,245 |   1,290 |   1,402 |   1,395 |   1,527 |   1,450      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     896 |     921 |   1,010 |   1,067 |   1,190 |   1,359 |   1,458 |   1,459      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     362 |     357 |     346 |     312 |     330 |     326 |     359 |     391      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      68 |      69 |      64 |      55 |      61 |      90 |      98 |      88      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      77 |      81 |     108 |     122 |     108 |     140 |     165 |     137      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      89 |      84 |     103 |     112 |     133 |     199 |     190 |     209      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      32 |      18 |      39 |      32 |      41 |      48 |      56 |      62      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|      30 |      60 |      80 |      91 |     145 |      98 |     141 |     155      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     149 |     142 |     158 |     201 |     218 |     234 |     241 |     210      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      14 |      23 |      16 |      10 |       3 |       8 |      16 |       6      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      75 |      87 |      96 |     132 |     151 |     216 |     192 |     201      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  10,311 |  10,865 |  11,111 |  11,074 |  11,742 |  12,146 |  12,576 |  12,640      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     567 |     634 |     617 |     651 |     731 |     701 |     721 |     717      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     165 |     114 |     123 |     111 |     146 |     156 |     163 |     194      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     248 |     262 |     369 |     390 |     414 |     439 |     448 |     444      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,322 |   1,294 |   1,252 |   1,275 |   1,280 |   1,294 |   1,381 |   1,394      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   1,210 |   1,210 |   1,195 |   1,174 |   1,393 |   1,566 |   1,557 |   1,607      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,306 |   2,688 |   2,659 |   2,652 |   2,806 |   2,938 |   3,024 |   3,092      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     372 |     355 |     371 |     345 |     381 |     398 |     432 |     451      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     243 |     286 |     282 |     259 |     359 |     328 |     341 |     384      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,915 |   2,035 |   2,115 |   2,028 |   2,099 |   2,181 |   2,364 |   2,295      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   1,240 |   1,288 |   1,412 |   1,327 |   1,268 |   1,405 |   1,388 |   1,323      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     221 |     262 |     293 |     280 |     301 |     310 |     289 |     258      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     502 |     437 |     423 |     582 |     564 |     430 |     468 |     481      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,049 |   1,101 |   1,171 |   1,211 |   1,407 |   1,473 |   1,435 |   1,654      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     117 |     143 |     164 |     148 |     167 |     178 |     187 |     198      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       1 |       2 |       8 |      11 |       9 |      11 |       8 |       8      
 NURSING .................................|     104 |      80 |      68 |      99 |      96 |      79 |      57 |      53      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     230 |     248 |     311 |     285 |     266 |     270 |     299 |     308      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     184 |     131 |     121 |     145 |     202 |     223 |     204 |     259      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     160 |     182 |     189 |     204 |     220 |     219 |     188 |     230      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      89 |      89 |      89 |      92 |      98 |     128 |      91 |     125      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     164 |     226 |     221 |     227 |     349 |     365 |     401 |     473      
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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