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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 4: by Mechanism of Support


 TABLE B-80.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
  FIELDS WITH TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS 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 .............|  62,859 |  63,071 |  64,316 |  64,973 |  65,229 |  65,730 |  67,363 |  67,060
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  60,571 |  60,873 |  62,009 |  62,606 |  62,746 |  63,231 |  64,846 |  64,265
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  49,452 |  49,696 |  50,862 |  51,610 |  51,482 |  52,284 |  53,663 |  53,396
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  11,752 |  11,600 |  11,754 |  11,835 |  11,696 |  11,848 |  12,129 |  11,927
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     209 |     192 |     219 |     227 |     224 |     226 |     235 |     283
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   7,310 |   7,116 |   7,134 |   7,115 |   7,027 |   7,261 |   7,500 |   7,461
   PHYSICS ...............................|   4,215 |   4,274 |   4,383 |   4,475 |   4,426 |   4,342 |   4,373 |   4,162
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      18 |      18 |      18 |      18 |      19 |      19 |      21 |      21
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   2,475 |   2,523 |   2,435 |   2,390 |   2,345 |   2,455 |   2,536 |   2,484
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      66 |      69 |      79 |      95 |      90 |      98 |     113 |     110
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,982 |   2,053 |   1,938 |   1,862 |   1,827 |   1,864 |   1,873 |   1,859
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     198 |     201 |     177 |     179 |     175 |     199 |     228 |     219
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     229 |     200 |     241 |     254 |     253 |     294 |     322 |     296
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   7,461 |   7,594 |   7,829 |   7,871 |   7,766 |   7,739 |   7,586 |   7,598
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   3,384 |   3,416 |   3,471 |   3,685 |   3,503 |   3,538 |   3,589 |   3,413
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     736 |     835 |     763 |     793 |     782 |     791 |     889 |     885
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   8,704 |   8,597 |   8,868 |   8,702 |   8,797 |   8,948 |   9,193 |   9,288
   ANATOMY ...............................|     203 |     203 |     219 |     188 |     190 |     155 |     201 |     157
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     660 |     637 |     674 |     615 |     581 |     611 |     640 |     651
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   3,630 |   3,561 |   3,691 |   3,654 |   3,678 |   3,734 |   3,714 |   3,738
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      46 |      51 |      59 |      60 |      87 |     138 |     130 |     120
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      21 |      26 |      35 |      34 |      50 |      38 |      45 |      42
   BOTANY ................................|     660 |     619 |     577 |     589 |     586 |     597 |     593 |     595
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     242 |     238 |     245 |     223 |     280 |     313 |     349 |     401
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     321 |     325 |     349 |     353 |     346 |     356 |     351 |     378
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     127 |     144 |     142 |     138 |     119 |     129 |     127 |     121
   GENETICS ..............................|     150 |     127 |     126 |     164 |     135 |     148 |     157 |     110
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     722 |     718 |     719 |     715 |     669 |     609 |     653 |     648
   NUTRITION .............................|     251 |     256 |     248 |     271 |     272 |     262 |     303 |     379
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      50 |      54 |      74 |      51 |      77 |      69 |      85 |      84
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     214 |     216 |     231 |     227 |     237 |     219 |     226 |     246
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     319 |     326 |     341 |     334 |     298 |     306 |     305 |     272
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     904 |     886 |     881 |     834 |     855 |     842 |     872 |     892
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     184 |     210 |     257 |     252 |     337 |     422 |     442 |     454
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   5,367 |   5,402 |   5,666 |   5,730 |   5,750 |   5,783 |   6,267 |   6,123
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   9,573 |   9,729 |  10,076 |  10,604 |  10,843 |  11,182 |  11,474 |  11,678
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     124 |     124 |     138 |     179 |     157 |     153 |     154 |     189
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     974 |     995 |     997 |   1,035 |   1,114 |   1,185 |   1,155 |   1,270
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   2,727 |   2,630 |   2,782 |   2,820 |   2,773 |   2,835 |   2,778 |   2,786
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     803 |     778 |     799 |     812 |     901 |     886 |     913 |     937
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     629 |     693 |     676 |     736 |     763 |     722 |     722 |     758
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   1,994 |   2,077 |   2,098 |   2,460 |   2,443 |   2,513 |   2,752 |   2,632
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,566 |   1,616 |   1,691 |   1,693 |   1,827 |   1,866 |   1,950 |   1,991
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     166 |     179 |     210 |     200 |     171 |     196 |     161 |     164
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     590 |     637 |     685 |     669 |     694 |     826 |     889 |     951
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  11,119 |  11,177 |  11,147 |  10,996 |  11,264 |  10,947 |  11,183 |  10,869
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     381 |     395 |     391 |     454 |     466 |     435 |     387 |     340
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      70 |      71 |      47 |      40 |      43 |      44 |      51 |      51
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     110 |     120 |     115 |     130 |     154 |     160 |     174 |     182
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     994 |     954 |     903 |     941 |   1,006 |   1,021 |   1,018 |     978
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   1,746 |   1,739 |   1,707 |   1,652 |   1,667 |   1,648 |   1,818 |   1,927
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   3,366 |   3,399 |   3,503 |   3,459 |   3,487 |   3,451 |   3,450 |   3,230
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     267 |     246 |     222 |     231 |     255 |     226 |     243 |     210
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     798 |     753 |     818 |     854 |     893 |     891 |     935 |     928
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,242 |   2,286 |   2,252 |   2,256 |   2,205 |   2,185 |   2,255 |   2,114
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     329 |     318 |     359 |     330 |     377 |     358 |     373 |     382
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     102 |     118 |     113 |      93 |      93 |      90 |      86 |     107
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     714 |     778 |     717 |     556 |     618 |     438 |     393 |     420
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,288 |   2,198 |   2,307 |   2,367 |   2,483 |   2,499 |   2,517 |   2,795
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      43 |      40 |      49 |      34 |      45 |      50 |      34 |      69
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     207 |     178 |     204 |     223 |     266 |     233 |     192 |     218
 NURSING .................................|     327 |     302 |     342 |     347 |     387 |     323 |     325 |     373
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     631 |     631 |     660 |     638 |     594 |     630 |     655 |     664
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      93 |      80 |      75 |     114 |     139 |     124 |      99 |     115
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     678 |     636 |     595 |     591 |     601 |     623 |     677 |     720
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      75 |      84 |      64 |      62 |      54 |      70 |      53 |      39
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     234 |     247 |     318 |     358 |     397 |     446 |     482 |     597
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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