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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


     TABLE D-28.  SELF-SUPPORTED FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE,
 ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD:
                                   1987-94

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                  FIELD                   | 1987 1/ |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994        
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  11,398 |  10,300 |  10,864 |  12,013 |  13,232 |  14,564 |  15,925 |  16,454      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   9,583 |   8,673 |   9,102 |  10,157 |  10,899 |  11,979 |  12,589 |  12,333      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   8,493 |   7,621 |   8,006 |   8,846 |   9,682 |  10,537 |  11,163 |  11,095      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     202 |     214 |     238 |     211 |     201 |     164 |     231 |     216      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     113 |     121 |     134 |     129 |     118 |      89 |     144 |      96      
   PHYSICS ...............................|      57 |      73 |      89 |      68 |      67 |      68 |      74 |      90      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      32 |      20 |      15 |      14 |      16 |       7 |      13 |      30      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     229 |     211 |     157 |     185 |     217 |     238 |     299 |     324      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       7 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     154 |     145 |      85 |      93 |      76 |      83 |      76 |      83      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      16 |      13 |       1 |      17 |      13 |      18 |      10 |       6      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      59 |      53 |      64 |      75 |     128 |     137 |     213 |     235      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     351 |     326 |     257 |     253 |     262 |     266 |     305 |     327      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,251 |   1,003 |   1,089 |   1,425 |   1,307 |   1,371 |   1,230 |     934      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     234 |     225 |     235 |     182 |     256 |     187 |     273 |     272      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     668 |     633 |     654 |     606 |     625 |     723 |     918 |     889      
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      10 |       4 |       2 |       2 |       0 |       0 |      18 |       4      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     502 |     493 |     525 |     483 |     482 |     538 |     657 |     648      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   BOTANY ................................|      13 |       8 |       3 |       5 |       6 |      12 |       0 |       4      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       1      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       4 |       7 |       0 |       2 |       6 |      12 |      10 |      12      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   GENETICS ..............................|      31 |      38 |      19 |      12 |      11 |      11 |      15 |      15      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      11 |       4 |       5 |       9 |       5 |      13 |       5 |       3      
   NUTRITION .............................|      70 |      64 |      75 |      45 |      46 |      73 |     110 |     126      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      12 |       3 |      11 |      21 |      20 |      21 |      26 |      26      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       1 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       7 |       8 |       0 |       0      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      14 |      11 |      14 |      27 |      42 |      35 |      74 |      50      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   3,214 |   3,197 |   3,488 |   3,882 |   4,473 |   5,019 |   5,273 |   5,510      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   2,344 |   1,812 |   1,888 |   2,102 |   2,341 |   2,569 |   2,634 |   2,623      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       2 |       2 |       0 |       2 |       7 |       9 |      24 |      10      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      58 |      60 |      68 |      65 |      73 |      83 |      85 |      97      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     223 |     183 |     181 |     190 |     244 |     297 |     278 |     227      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     152 |     171 |     168 |     126 |     128 |     129 |     152 |     179      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      41 |      53 |      54 |      29 |      30 |      56 |      72 |      79      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     968 |     879 |     925 |   1,079 |   1,225 |   1,258 |   1,207 |   1,133      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     192 |     173 |     174 |     206 |     226 |     289 |     363 |     352      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      29 |      26 |      22 |      34 |      36 |      33 |      16 |      39      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     679 |     265 |     296 |     371 |     372 |     415 |     437 |     507      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   1,090 |   1,052 |   1,096 |   1,311 |   1,217 |   1,442 |   1,426 |   1,238      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       5 |       4 |      20 |      62 |      47 |      23 |      23 |      14      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      38 |      51 |      37 |      35 |      25 |      24 |      30 |      35      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      48 |      43 |      14 |      12 |       7 |      11 |      28 |      16      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     200 |     231 |     182 |     158 |     230 |     319 |     349 |     330      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     346 |     360 |     469 |     518 |     420 |     516 |     449 |     396      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      10 |       5 |       2 |       4 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       2      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      75 |      91 |     122 |     226 |     139 |     177 |     165 |     155      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     114 |     109 |     143 |     155 |     156 |     198 |     147 |      93      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      17 |      10 |      14 |       9 |       7 |       6 |       8 |       7      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     237 |     148 |      93 |     132 |     185 |     168 |     226 |     190      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,815 |   1,627 |   1,762 |   1,856 |   2,333 |   2,585 |   3,336 |   4,121      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      28 |     108 |     122 |     107 |     121 |     151 |     156 |     231      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
 NURSING .................................|     318 |     348 |     365 |     366 |     456 |     515 |     578 |     705      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       1 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       0      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      48 |      43 |      32 |      45 |      48 |      33 |      87 |      82      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     770 |     618 |     751 |     822 |   1,062 |   1,119 |   1,533 |   1,754      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      12 |      12 |      14 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       7 |       4      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     638 |     497 |     478 |     514 |     644 |     765 |     973 |   1,345      
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1/  THESE FIGURES INCLUDE ESTIMATED DATA FOR MASTER'S-GRANTING
    INSTITUTIONS, WHICH WERE SURVEYED ON A SAMPLE BASIS FROM 1984 THROUGH
    1987.  SEE "TECHNICAL NOTES" FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING