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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 4: by Mechanism of Support


 TABLE B-71.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
        FIELDS WITH FELLOWSHIPS IN ALL 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 .............|  21,965 |  22,361 |  23,478 |  25,272 |  26,701 |  28,670 |  29,259 |  29,117
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  20,355 |  20,886 |  21,768 |  23,537 |  24,986 |  26,787 |  27,252 |  26,989
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  15,750 |  16,443 |  17,037 |  18,332 |  19,217 |  20,663 |  21,015 |  20,923
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   1,847 |   1,821 |   1,964 |   2,254 |   2,661 |   2,837 |   2,729 |   2,456
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      73 |     103 |      88 |      90 |      99 |     111 |     135 |     132
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     910 |     971 |   1,002 |   1,169 |   1,412 |   1,434 |   1,389 |   1,375
   PHYSICS ...............................|     856 |     740 |     866 |     989 |   1,145 |   1,287 |   1,195 |     938
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       8 |       7 |       8 |       6 |       5 |       5 |      10 |      11
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     727 |     762 |     748 |     797 |     896 |     894 |     907 |     865
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      25 |      52 |      30 |      36 |      67 |      45 |      66 |      54
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     534 |     519 |     542 |     507 |     539 |     566 |     535 |     508
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     100 |     101 |     117 |     178 |     179 |     185 |     195 |     208
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      68 |      90 |      59 |      76 |     111 |      98 |     111 |      95
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     860 |     941 |   1,002 |   1,126 |   1,365 |   1,416 |   1,363 |   1,201
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     780 |     803 |     843 |     955 |     901 |     884 |     808 |     909
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     492 |     467 |     534 |     547 |     491 |     505 |     522 |     520
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   4,238 |   4,172 |   4,474 |   4,674 |   4,688 |   5,059 |   5,240 |   5,583
   ANATOMY ...............................|     162 |     143 |     182 |     164 |     143 |     236 |     159 |     183
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     522 |     502 |     595 |     602 |     584 |     623 |     640 |     609
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     740 |     794 |     895 |     911 |     901 |     936 |     954 |   1,118
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     123 |      97 |      73 |     116 |     165 |     146 |     207 |     214
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      71 |      75 |      78 |      89 |      94 |      89 |     113 |     118
   BOTANY ................................|     199 |     216 |     203 |     196 |     162 |     154 |     179 |     171
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     266 |     264 |     285 |     404 |     422 |     449 |     498 |     562
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      82 |     102 |     111 |      83 |      88 |     110 |     152 |     184
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      76 |      67 |      73 |      92 |      75 |      72 |      76 |      65
   GENETICS ..............................|     168 |     125 |     182 |     219 |     233 |     243 |     280 |     215
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     457 |     463 |     501 |     464 |     491 |     538 |     470 |     514
   NUTRITION .............................|     187 |     131 |     130 |     209 |     147 |     156 |     155 |     127
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     169 |     143 |     157 |     135 |     185 |     195 |     235 |     264
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     337 |     355 |     393 |     374 |     376 |     385 |     387 |     460
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     290 |     242 |     274 |     268 |     245 |     298 |     302 |     288
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     155 |     162 |     177 |     164 |     146 |     161 |     161 |     154
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     234 |     291 |     165 |     184 |     231 |     268 |     272 |     337
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,431 |   1,522 |   1,469 |   1,641 |   1,691 |   1,892 |   1,965 |   1,890
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   5,375 |   5,955 |   6,003 |   6,338 |   6,524 |   7,176 |   7,481 |   7,499
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     141 |     134 |     162 |     180 |     177 |     170 |     147 |     121
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     617 |     706 |     769 |     795 |     811 |     973 |   1,025 |   1,030
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   1,000 |   1,275 |   1,297 |   1,225 |   1,311 |   1,366 |   1,406 |   1,496
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     156 |     184 |     175 |     169 |     164 |     195 |     197 |     217
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     295 |     276 |     279 |     319 |     315 |     290 |     328 |     340
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   1,969 |   2,162 |   2,062 |   2,254 |   2,385 |   2,570 |   2,585 |   2,559
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     641 |     639 |     630 |     634 |     666 |     789 |     918 |     856
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      29 |      35 |      47 |      49 |      52 |      50 |      46 |      53
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     527 |     544 |     582 |     713 |     643 |     773 |     829 |     827
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   4,605 |   4,443 |   4,731 |   5,205 |   5,769 |   6,124 |   6,237 |   6,066
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     177 |     175 |     193 |     244 |     345 |     350 |     349 |     322
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      74 |      68 |      55 |      44 |      51 |      80 |      83 |      79
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     130 |     179 |     200 |     214 |     223 |     317 |     348 |     386
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     805 |     709 |     656 |     744 |     691 |     738 |     719 |     705
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     466 |     553 |     624 |     620 |     677 |     802 |     904 |     870
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,069 |   1,058 |   1,222 |   1,262 |   1,424 |   1,502 |   1,475 |   1,492
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     136 |     152 |     178 |     190 |     195 |     178 |     190 |     164
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     194 |     176 |     211 |     250 |     260 |     269 |     281 |     269
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     630 |     553 |     571 |     715 |     868 |     909 |     926 |     947
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     237 |     261 |     259 |     363 |     387 |     446 |     441 |     419
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     132 |     133 |     137 |     136 |     130 |     147 |     118 |     119
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     555 |     426 |     425 |     423 |     518 |     386 |     403 |     294
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,610 |   1,475 |   1,710 |   1,735 |   1,715 |   1,883 |   2,007 |   2,128
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     155 |     200 |     208 |     236 |     254 |     323 |     294 |     254
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      89 |      76 |      81 |      87 |      85 |      93 |      75 |      76
 NURSING .................................|     205 |     263 |     290 |     267 |     241 |     267 |     302 |     392
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     245 |     221 |     232 |     243 |     253 |     213 |     206 |     240
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     376 |     210 |     261 |     293 |     229 |     196 |     303 |     350
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     228 |     219 |     287 |     284 |     290 |     323 |     328 |     293
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      46 |      50 |      64 |      60 |      42 |      44 |      47 |      34
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     266 |     236 |     287 |     265 |     321 |     424 |     452 |     489
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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