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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 4: by Mechanism of Support


 TABLE A-23.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
     FIELDS IN ALL INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD AND TYPE OF MAJOR SUPPORT: 1994

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                                          |           |           | TRAINEE-  | RESEARCH  | TEACHING  |OTHER TYPES
                  FIELD                   |   TOTAL   |FELLOWSHIPS|   SHIPS   |ASSISTANT- |ASSISTANT- |OF SUPPORT
                                          |           |           |           |   SHIPS   |   SHIPS   |
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  331,969  |   29,117  |   15,760  |   91,807  |   67,060  |  128,225
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  292,962  |   26,989  |   10,390  |   87,471  |   64,265  |  103,847
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  221,315  |   20,923  |    9,436  |   59,544  |   53,396  |   78,016
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   30,035  |    2,456  |      682  |   12,299  |   11,927  |    2,671
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      953  |      132  |       42  |      467  |      283  |       29
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   17,104  |    1,375  |      446  |    6,608  |    7,461  |    1,214
   PHYSICS ...............................|   11,747  |      938  |      194  |    5,134  |    4,162  |    1,319
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      231  |       11  |        0  |       90  |       21  |      109
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   11,507  |      865  |      140  |    4,871  |    2,484  |    3,147
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      993  |       54  |        0  |      659  |      110  |      170
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|    5,946  |      508  |       73  |    2,215  |    1,859  |    1,291
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|    2,348  |      208  |       10  |    1,401  |      219  |      510
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|    2,220  |       95  |       57  |      596  |      296  |    1,176
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   14,204  |    1,201  |      257  |    1,554  |    7,598  |    3,594
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   16,691  |      909  |      281  |    3,928  |    3,413  |    8,160
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|    9,588  |      520  |      132  |    5,420  |      885  |    2,631
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   47,949  |    5,583  |    5,240  |   19,390  |    9,288  |    8,448
   ANATOMY ...............................|      992  |      183  |      113  |      377  |      157  |      162
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|    5,163  |      609  |      665  |    2,832  |      651  |      406
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   10,080  |    1,118  |      456  |    2,403  |    3,738  |    2,365
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|    2,056  |      214  |      277  |      510  |      120  |      935
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      769  |      118  |      152  |      413  |       42  |       44
   BOTANY ................................|    2,349  |      171  |       48  |    1,221  |      595  |      314
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|    3,663  |      562  |      896  |    1,632  |      401  |      172
   ECOLOGY ...............................|    1,203  |      184  |       24  |      433  |      378  |      184
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|    1,066  |       65  |       17  |      717  |      121  |      146
   GENETICS ..............................|    1,602  |      215  |      314  |      754  |      110  |      209
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|    4,693  |      514  |      749  |    2,254  |      648  |      528
   NUTRITION .............................|    3,221  |      127  |      137  |    1,377  |      379  |    1,201
   PATHOLOGY .............................|    1,397  |      264  |      155  |      554  |       84  |      340
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|    2,678  |      460  |      564  |    1,098  |      246  |      310
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|    2,221  |      288  |      332  |      771  |      272  |      558
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|    1,717  |      154  |       37  |      483  |      892  |      151
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|    3,079  |      337  |      304  |    1,561  |      454  |      423
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   35,025  |    1,890  |    1,057  |    4,631  |    6,123  |   21,324
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   56,316  |    7,499  |    1,647  |    7,451  |   11,678  |   28,041
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|    1,936  |      121  |       14  |      985  |      189  |      627
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|    5,841  |    1,030  |      113  |      454  |    1,270  |    2,974
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   10,035  |    1,496  |      288  |    1,197  |    2,786  |    4,268
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|    3,092  |      217  |       36  |      652  |      937  |    1,250
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|    2,557  |      340  |       59  |      201  |      758  |    1,199
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   17,927  |    2,559  |      680  |    1,712  |    2,632  |   10,344
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|    6,709  |      856  |      226  |    1,047  |    1,991  |    2,589
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      696  |       53  |        2  |      111  |      164  |      366
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|    7,523  |      827  |      229  |    1,092  |      951  |    4,424
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   71,647  |    6,066  |      954  |   27,927  |   10,869  |   25,831
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|    2,998  |      322  |       25  |    1,247  |      340  |    1,064
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      879  |       79  |        6  |      581  |       51  |      162
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|    2,271  |      386  |      121  |    1,007  |      182  |      575
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|    6,090  |      705  |       98  |    3,258  |      978  |    1,051
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   12,654  |      870  |      206  |    4,218  |    1,927  |    5,433
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   19,547  |    1,492  |      170  |    6,867  |    3,230  |    7,788
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|    1,347  |      164  |       15  |      678  |      210  |      280
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|    5,796  |      269  |       32  |    1,297  |      928  |    3,270
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   11,796  |      947  |      181  |    4,600  |    2,114  |    3,954
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|    4,108  |      419  |       39  |    2,566  |      382  |      702
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      997  |      119  |       29  |      532  |      107  |      210
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|    3,164  |      294  |       32  |    1,076  |      420  |    1,342
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   39,007  |    2,128  |    5,370  |    4,336  |    2,795  |   24,378
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|    2,405  |      254  |      331  |      401  |       69  |    1,350
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|    1,044  |       76  |       78  |       41  |      218  |      631
 NURSING .................................|    7,917  |      392  |    2,559  |      261  |      373  |    4,332
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|    2,188  |      240  |       65  |      808  |      664  |      411
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|    5,411  |      350  |      629  |      619  |      115  |    3,698
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|    8,557  |      293  |      707  |      626  |      720  |    6,211
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      696  |       34  |       57  |      401  |       39  |      165
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   10,789  |      489  |      944  |    1,179  |      597  |    7,580
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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