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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE C-63.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
FIELDS WITH NONFEDERALLY 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 .............|  60,173 |  60,490 |  61,656 |  62,070 |  62,361 |  62,810 |  64,337 |  63,920      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  58,106 |  58,429 |  59,502 |  59,875 |  60,044 |  60,503 |  62,039 |  61,382      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  47,217 |  47,587 |  48,701 |  49,279 |  49,166 |  50,011 |  51,237 |  50,919      
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  11,393 |  11,245 |  11,418 |  11,498 |  11,348 |  11,562 |  11,814 |  11,575      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     208 |     192 |     219 |     226 |     224 |     225 |     235 |     283      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   7,051 |   6,868 |   6,903 |   6,922 |   6,821 |   7,084 |   7,304 |   7,250      
   PHYSICS ...............................|   4,116 |   4,167 |   4,287 |   4,337 |   4,292 |   4,239 |   4,263 |   4,027      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      18 |      18 |       9 |      13 |      11 |      14 |      12 |      15      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   2,358 |   2,404 |   2,331 |   2,270 |   2,233 |   2,325 |   2,371 |   2,354      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      65 |      69 |      77 |      94 |      90 |      96 |     111 |     106      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,915 |   1,989 |   1,880 |   1,798 |   1,767 |   1,806 |   1,788 |   1,810      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     168 |     163 |     162 |     156 |     155 |     172 |     201 |     188      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     210 |     183 |     212 |     222 |     221 |     251 |     271 |     250      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   7,199 |   7,340 |   7,529 |   7,553 |   7,451 |   7,419 |   7,257 |   7,214      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   3,249 |   3,282 |   3,332 |   3,490 |   3,336 |   3,373 |   3,416 |   3,288      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     698 |     765 |     715 |     734 |     742 |     772 |     843 |     853      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   8,121 |   8,040 |   8,334 |   8,159 |   8,231 |   8,292 |   8,493 |   8,683      
   ANATOMY ...............................|     190 |     201 |     208 |     180 |     182 |     140 |     186 |     153      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     652 |     621 |     645 |     596 |     562 |     569 |     596 |     618      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   3,209 |   3,192 |   3,337 |   3,270 |   3,269 |   3,303 |   3,273 |   3,350      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      46 |      51 |      59 |      57 |      86 |     135 |     125 |     116      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      21 |      26 |      35 |      30 |      50 |      34 |      44 |      42      
   BOTANY ................................|     647 |     606 |     567 |     579 |     576 |     582 |     586 |     592      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     219 |     206 |     216 |     205 |     260 |     304 |     328 |     385      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     310 |     319 |     344 |     348 |     343 |     347 |     350 |     375      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     124 |     128 |     136 |     127 |     119 |     129 |     126 |     121      
   GENETICS ..............................|     140 |     125 |     125 |     162 |     132 |     146 |     155 |     108      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     699 |     702 |     696 |     694 |     638 |     585 |     634 |     616      
   NUTRITION .............................|     240 |     240 |     241 |     261 |     266 |     244 |     282 |     360      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      46 |      48 |      71 |      46 |      74 |      65 |      73 |      83      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     214 |     212 |     230 |     222 |     235 |     214 |     207 |     231      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     313 |     308 |     326 |     326 |     290 |     285 |     274 |     256      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     891 |     877 |     873 |     827 |     840 |     825 |     872 |     885      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     160 |     178 |     225 |     229 |     309 |     385 |     382 |     392      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   4,934 |   5,010 |   5,199 |   5,247 |   5,253 |   5,382 |   5,854 |   5,660      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   9,265 |   9,501 |   9,843 |  10,328 |  10,572 |  10,886 |  11,189 |  11,292      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     123 |     123 |     136 |     177 |     152 |     150 |     147 |     184      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     962 |     985 |     980 |   1,014 |   1,098 |   1,170 |   1,141 |   1,230      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   2,703 |   2,618 |   2,758 |   2,795 |   2,751 |   2,811 |   2,765 |   2,753      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     757 |     745 |     759 |     771 |     850 |     848 |     871 |     886      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     594 |     685 |     662 |     721 |     746 |     711 |     713 |     747      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   1,909 |   2,005 |   2,040 |   2,358 |   2,369 |   2,364 |   2,633 |   2,460      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,513 |   1,568 |   1,659 |   1,657 |   1,791 |   1,843 |   1,919 |   1,957      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     164 |     178 |     208 |     198 |     171 |     195 |     160 |     164      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     540 |     594 |     641 |     637 |     644 |     794 |     840 |     911      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  10,889 |  10,842 |  10,801 |  10,596 |  10,878 |  10,492 |  10,802 |  10,463      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     375 |     386 |     385 |     450 |     454 |     422 |     375 |     315      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      68 |      70 |      47 |      38 |      43 |      44 |      49 |      47      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     108 |     118 |     114 |     130 |     153 |     158 |     171 |     180      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     984 |     945 |     891 |     917 |     982 |     965 |     974 |     939      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   1,719 |   1,690 |   1,672 |   1,593 |   1,616 |   1,596 |   1,768 |   1,882      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   3,294 |   3,280 |   3,380 |   3,293 |   3,346 |   3,286 |   3,286 |   3,105      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     262 |     243 |     218 |     227 |     250 |     222 |     241 |     203      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     778 |     737 |     806 |     823 |     872 |     865 |     919 |     896      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,203 |   2,220 |   2,174 |   2,182 |   2,120 |   2,127 |   2,212 |   2,054      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     327 |     315 |     341 |     323 |     369 |     346 |     371 |     352      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     102 |     115 |     113 |      92 |      92 |      90 |      80 |     103      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     669 |     723 |     660 |     528 |     581 |     371 |     356 |     387      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,067 |   2,061 |   2,154 |   2,195 |   2,317 |   2,307 |   2,298 |   2,538      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      41 |      39 |      49 |      34 |      42 |      49 |      33 |      55      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     202 |     172 |     197 |     219 |     260 |     233 |     191 |     216      
 NURSING .................................|     304 |     275 |     318 |     320 |     354 |     292 |     293 |     328      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     601 |     630 |     643 |     627 |     591 |     626 |     647 |     660      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      92 |      78 |      70 |     105 |     135 |     119 |      89 |     113      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     549 |     555 |     514 |     506 |     519 |     527 |     534 |     586      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      72 |      84 |      64 |      62 |      54 |      68 |      53 |      38      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     206 |     228 |     299 |     322 |     362 |     393 |     458 |     542      
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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