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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE C-60.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
FIELDS WITH NONFEDERALLY 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 .............|  34,169 |  36,695 |  39,294 |  40,874 |  42,954 |  44,003 |  44,013 |  44,449      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  32,703 |  35,073 |  37,373 |  38,867 |  40,599 |  41,723 |  41,710 |  42,029      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  21,042 |  22,699 |  24,112 |  24,815 |  25,821 |  26,586 |  26,603 |  27,102      
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   2,637 |   3,034 |   3,199 |   3,197 |   3,229 |   3,284 |   3,036 |   2,810      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      83 |      71 |      84 |     114 |     109 |      89 |      65 |      91      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,682 |   1,837 |   2,018 |   1,886 |   1,983 |   1,957 |   1,840 |   1,650      
   PHYSICS ...............................|     847 |   1,099 |   1,084 |   1,184 |   1,123 |   1,228 |   1,126 |   1,066      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      25 |      27 |      13 |      13 |      14 |      10 |       5 |       3      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   1,369 |   1,516 |   1,603 |   1,645 |   1,727 |   1,638 |   1,633 |   1,690      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      58 |     101 |      55 |      32 |      72 |      63 |      79 |      86      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     773 |     817 |     812 |     834 |     843 |     797 |     803 |     824      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     328 |     415 |     511 |     492 |     529 |     484 |     462 |     487      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     210 |     183 |     225 |     287 |     283 |     294 |     289 |     293      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     442 |     518 |     589 |     658 |     651 |     649 |     621 |     748      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,268 |   1,313 |   1,462 |   1,425 |   1,491 |   1,567 |   1,423 |   1,400      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   3,136 |   3,045 |   3,134 |   3,181 |   3,295 |   3,375 |   3,441 |   3,615      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   5,923 |   6,464 |   6,839 |   7,195 |   7,634 |   7,936 |   8,295 |   8,541      
   ANATOMY ...............................|     139 |     161 |     181 |     146 |     150 |     182 |     193 |     203      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     773 |     801 |     847 |     826 |     901 |     970 |     917 |     932      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     540 |     624 |     703 |     850 |     917 |     884 |     969 |     857      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      93 |     103 |     106 |      92 |     143 |     181 |     190 |     195      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      53 |      71 |     112 |     106 |     113 |     138 |     132 |     147      
   BOTANY ................................|     692 |     691 |     732 |     681 |     716 |     659 |     682 |     739      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     223 |     263 |     264 |     410 |     444 |     486 |     518 |     528      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     147 |     178 |     181 |     177 |     172 |     172 |     245 |     286      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     419 |     422 |     390 |     380 |     399 |     397 |     420 |     446      
   GENETICS ..............................|     232 |     262 |     262 |     263 |     256 |     276 |     277 |     266      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     653 |     756 |     791 |     783 |     824 |     864 |     908 |     914      
   NUTRITION .............................|     770 |     798 |     805 |     856 |     860 |     830 |     832 |     849      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     196 |     249 |     216 |     261 |     259 |     260 |     292 |     334      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     270 |     289 |     284 |     375 |     377 |     437 |     511 |     474      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     289 |     344 |     408 |     352 |     404 |     426 |     388 |     415      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     221 |     188 |     191 |     199 |     222 |     205 |     226 |     261      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     213 |     264 |     366 |     438 |     477 |     569 |     595 |     695      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,917 |   2,273 |   2,323 |   2,416 |   2,475 |   2,503 |   2,614 |   2,709      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   4,350 |   4,536 |   4,963 |   5,098 |   5,319 |   5,634 |   5,540 |   5,589      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     527 |     579 |     590 |     573 |     617 |     687 |     598 |     569      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     272 |     280 |     341 |     391 |     395 |     360 |     348 |     363      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     996 |   1,013 |     930 |   1,013 |   1,050 |     976 |   1,051 |   1,032      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     224 |     211 |     333 |     294 |     279 |     313 |     375 |     397      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     158 |     158 |     163 |     186 |     136 |     121 |     135 |     127      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     985 |   1,048 |   1,179 |   1,131 |   1,248 |   1,537 |   1,339 |   1,387      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     580 |     598 |     618 |     703 |     712 |     745 |     779 |     796      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      78 |      75 |     124 |     166 |      95 |      78 |     108 |      97      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     530 |     574 |     685 |     641 |     787 |     817 |     807 |     821      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  11,661 |  12,374 |  13,261 |  14,052 |  14,778 |  15,137 |  15,107 |  14,927      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     248 |     300 |     417 |     486 |     489 |     513 |     539 |     528      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     377 |     403 |     379 |     379 |     389 |     361 |     350 |     387      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     322 |     361 |     381 |     462 |     477 |     516 |     523 |     563      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,413 |   1,509 |   1,558 |   1,563 |   1,694 |   1,709 |   1,723 |   1,850      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   1,667 |   1,837 |   1,828 |   1,913 |   2,145 |   2,345 |   2,448 |   2,544      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,741 |   2,962 |   3,404 |   3,537 |   3,636 |   3,817 |   3,832 |   3,649      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     251 |     246 |     211 |     224 |     225 |     231 |     225 |     227      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     656 |     723 |     820 |     855 |     863 |     874 |     895 |     864      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,008 |   1,997 |   2,107 |   2,248 |   2,502 |   2,520 |   2,362 |   2,233      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   1,024 |   1,044 |   1,100 |   1,219 |   1,238 |   1,256 |   1,253 |   1,228      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     287 |     303 |     327 |     331 |     301 |     288 |     320 |     274      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     667 |     689 |     729 |     835 |     819 |     707 |     637 |     580      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,466 |   1,622 |   1,921 |   2,007 |   2,355 |   2,280 |   2,303 |   2,420      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     105 |     144 |     150 |     170 |     164 |     138 |     174 |     196      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       5 |      25 |      16 |       8 |       8 |      17 |      27 |      33      
 NURSING .................................|     138 |     140 |     189 |     154 |     171 |     168 |     182 |     192      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     269 |     348 |     344 |     418 |     451 |     478 |     466 |     500      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     307 |     242 |     305 |     335 |     463 |     416 |     369 |     357      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     208 |     238 |     347 |     306 |     332 |     305 |     289 |     305      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     216 |     243 |     246 |     270 |     321 |     283 |     248 |     269      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     218 |     242 |     324 |     346 |     445 |     475 |     548 |     568      
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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