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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE C-62.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
  FIELDS WITH FEDERALLY FUNDED TEACHING 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 .............|     431 |     433 |     458 |     561 |     435 |     612 |     805 |     884      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|     327 |     364 |     401 |     508 |     390 |     547 |     745 |     773      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|     307 |     300 |     334 |     421 |     322 |     454 |     630 |     642      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|      29 |      28 |      35 |      79 |      62 |      57 |      95 |     100      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       1 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       0      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|      21 |      12 |      27 |      26 |      27 |      33 |      51 |      37      
   PHYSICS ...............................|       7 |      16 |       8 |      52 |      35 |      23 |      43 |      63      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|      14 |      18 |      16 |      24 |      22 |      14 |      48 |      35      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       1 |       0 |       2 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       2 |       4      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      13 |      15 |      10 |      13 |      20 |      12 |      40 |      21      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       0 |       2 |       4 |       9 |       2 |       0 |       1 |       5      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       0 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       5 |       5      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|       6 |       4 |      19 |      33 |      29 |      18 |      26 |      43      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|       3 |       7 |      13 |       7 |      19 |      17 |      37 |      21      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      10 |      36 |      15 |       9 |       7 |       2 |      26 |      18      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     119 |     140 |     133 |     129 |      97 |     192 |     221 |     143      
   ANATOMY ...............................|      13 |       2 |      11 |       8 |       8 |      15 |      15 |       4      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|       8 |      16 |      24 |      14 |      14 |      36 |      37 |      32      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|      22 |      14 |      19 |      21 |       4 |      47 |      44 |      11      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       3 |       1 |       3 |       5 |       4      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       4 |       0 |       4 |       1 |       0      
   BOTANY ................................|       4 |       5 |       1 |       4 |       2 |       7 |       5 |       3      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      23 |      32 |      29 |      18 |      20 |       9 |      21 |      16      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       3 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       4 |       1 |       0      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       3 |      16 |       6 |      11 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0      
   GENETICS ..............................|      10 |       2 |       1 |       2 |       3 |       2 |       2 |       2      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      19 |      14 |      21 |      20 |      29 |      22 |      17 |      30      
   NUTRITION .............................|       4 |      11 |       4 |       5 |       3 |       9 |      11 |       8      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|       2 |       2 |       1 |       2 |       0 |       2 |      10 |       0      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       4 |       1 |       5 |       2 |       5 |      19 |      15      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       6 |      18 |      15 |       8 |       8 |      21 |      31 |      16      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       2 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       3 |       4 |       0 |       2      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|       0 |       3 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       1 |       0      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|      56 |      31 |      55 |      77 |      41 |      40 |      44 |      69      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|      70 |      36 |      48 |      63 |      45 |     114 |     133 |     213      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       1 |       1 |       2 |       2 |       3 |       1 |       5 |       5      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       3 |       4 |       8 |      10 |       2 |       3 |       3 |      36      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|       7 |       0 |       2 |       3 |       4 |       3 |       3 |      13      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       5 |       4 |       1 |      10      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      28 |       2 |       9 |      10 |      10 |       4 |       6 |      11      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|       9 |      11 |      10 |      19 |      10 |      91 |      86 |     121      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|       6 |       9 |       4 |       4 |       1 |       0 |      12 |      12      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       2 |       1 |       2 |       2 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       0      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      14 |       8 |      11 |      13 |      10 |       7 |      16 |       5      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|      20 |      64 |      67 |      87 |      68 |      93 |     115 |     131      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       3 |       5 |       3 |       4 |       6 |       7 |       6 |      23      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       2 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       4      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       2 |       2      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|       4 |       4 |       5 |      15 |      11 |      37 |      40 |      27      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|       2 |      15 |       8 |      16 |       1 |       0 |      11 |       3      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|       4 |      22 |      14 |      27 |      13 |      34 |      33 |      17      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       1 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       5      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|       3 |       4 |       0 |       8 |       1 |       0 |       4 |       7      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|       0 |       5 |      24 |       7 |      29 |       5 |       5 |      10      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       0 |       0 |      13 |       3 |       1 |       5 |       0 |      28      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       3 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       6 |       4      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|       1 |       4 |       0 |       3 |       4 |       4 |       5 |       1      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     104 |      69 |      57 |      53 |      45 |      65 |      60 |     111      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|       2 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       3 |       1 |       1 |      14      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       5 |       6 |       7 |       4 |       6 |       0 |       1 |       2      
 NURSING .................................|      17 |      20 |      11 |      12 |      19 |      18 |      10 |      28      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      30 |       1 |      17 |      11 |       3 |       4 |       8 |       4      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|       0 |       0 |       1 |       5 |       3 |       3 |       5 |       2      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      35 |      31 |      14 |      14 |       5 |      12 |      33 |      38      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       3 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       0 |       1      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|      12 |      10 |       7 |       7 |       6 |      25 |       2 |      22      
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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