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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 4: by Mechanism of Support


 TABLE A-33.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
    FIELDS IN DOCTORATE-GRANTING 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 .............|  307,964  |   28,595  |   15,014  |   89,391  |   64,804  |  110,160
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  274,333  |   26,520  |   10,155  |   85,317  |   62,155  |   90,186
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  204,874  |   20,623  |    9,221  |   57,750  |   51,561  |   65,719
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   29,302  |    2,416  |      665  |   12,137  |   11,675  |    2,409
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      953  |      132  |       42  |      467  |      283  |       29
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   16,692  |    1,362  |      429  |    6,526  |    7,287  |    1,088
   PHYSICS ...............................|   11,493  |      922  |      194  |    5,074  |    4,090  |    1,213
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      164  |        0  |        0  |       70  |       15  |       79
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   10,890  |      864  |      138  |    4,714  |    2,389  |    2,785
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      981  |       54  |        0  |      647  |      110  |      170
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|    5,764  |      507  |       73  |    2,168  |    1,831  |    1,185
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|    2,278  |      208  |        8  |    1,371  |      193  |      498
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|    1,867  |       95  |       57  |      528  |      255  |      932
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   13,422  |    1,188  |      257  |    1,480  |    7,257  |    3,240
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   15,297  |      889  |      231  |    3,758  |    3,309  |    7,110
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|    9,139  |      511  |      116  |    5,359  |      871  |    2,282
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   46,066  |    5,518  |    5,211  |   19,095  |    8,826  |    7,416
   ANATOMY ...............................|      992  |      183  |      113  |      377  |      157  |      162
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|    5,141  |      609  |      665  |    2,832  |      650  |      385
   BIOLOGY ...............................|    8,616  |    1,063  |      427  |    2,128  |    3,361  |    1,637
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|    2,056  |      214  |      277  |      510  |      120  |      935
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      769  |      118  |      152  |      413  |       42  |       44
   BOTANY ................................|    2,345  |      171  |       48  |    1,221  |      595  |      310
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|    3,659  |      562  |      896  |    1,630  |      401  |      170
   ECOLOGY ...............................|    1,187  |      184  |       24  |      433  |      375  |      171
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|    1,066  |       65  |       17  |      717  |      121  |      146
   GENETICS ..............................|    1,553  |      215  |      314  |      754  |      110  |      160
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|    4,686  |      514  |      749  |    2,254  |      646  |      523
   NUTRITION .............................|    3,069  |      126  |      137  |    1,363  |      368  |    1,075
   PATHOLOGY .............................|    1,367  |      264  |      155  |      554  |       83  |      311
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|    2,678  |      460  |      564  |    1,098  |      246  |      310
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|    2,221  |      288  |      332  |      771  |      272  |      558
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|    1,712  |      154  |       37  |      483  |      887  |      151
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|    2,949  |      328  |      304  |    1,557  |      392  |      368
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   28,162  |    1,849  |      994  |    4,159  |    5,729  |   15,431
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   52,596  |    7,388  |    1,609  |    7,048  |   11,505  |   25,046
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|    1,892  |      115  |       14  |      960  |      189  |      614
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|    5,722  |    1,028  |      113  |      451  |    1,266  |    2,864
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|    9,712  |    1,462  |      288  |    1,169  |    2,766  |    4,027
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|    2,769  |      215  |       34  |      606  |      896  |    1,018
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|    2,459  |      340  |       59  |      189  |      758  |    1,113
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   16,325  |    2,519  |      672  |    1,542  |    2,581  |    9,011
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|    6,263  |      851  |      217  |    1,006  |    1,969  |    2,220
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      647  |       51  |        2  |      103  |      164  |      327
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|    6,807  |      807  |      210  |    1,022  |      916  |    3,852
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   69,459  |    5,897  |      934  |   27,567  |   10,594  |   24,467
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|    2,965  |      322  |       25  |    1,245  |      338  |    1,035
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      879  |       79  |        6  |      581  |       51  |      162
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|    2,225  |      382  |      118  |    1,007  |      182  |      536
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|    6,012  |      679  |       98  |    3,244  |      966  |    1,025
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   12,168  |      842  |      202  |    4,151  |    1,885  |    5,088
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   18,824  |    1,445  |      157  |    6,741  |    3,122  |    7,359
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|    1,343  |      164  |       15  |      678  |      208  |      278
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|    5,561  |      269  |       32  |    1,248  |      903  |    3,109
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   11,545  |      921  |      181  |    4,528  |    2,064  |    3,851
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|    4,084  |      419  |       39  |    2,551  |      380  |      695
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      997  |      119  |       29  |      532  |      107  |      210
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|    2,856  |      256  |       32  |    1,061  |      388  |    1,119
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   33,631  |    2,075  |    4,859  |    4,074  |    2,649  |   19,974
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|    2,154  |      254  |      325  |      394  |       69  |    1,112
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|    1,044  |       76  |       78  |       41  |      218  |      631
 NURSING .................................|    6,758  |      380  |    2,242  |      245  |      356  |    3,535
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|    2,188  |      240  |       65  |      808  |      664  |      411
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|    5,305  |      333  |      629  |      616  |      115  |    3,612
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|    6,364  |      278  |      597  |      535  |      624  |    4,330
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      679  |       30  |       55  |      394  |       39  |      161
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|    9,139  |      484  |      868  |    1,041  |      564  |    6,182
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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