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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 4: by Mechanism of Support


 TABLE B-83.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
  FIELDS WITH OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT 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 .............| 101,959 | 100,794 | 101,382 | 106,695 | 114,560 | 124,935 | 127,748 | 128,225
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  89,534 |  87,707 |  87,615 |  91,924 |  97,811 | 106,506 | 105,729 | 103,847
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  66,410 |  64,710 |  64,695 |  68,455 |  71,692 |  77,693 |  78,328 |  78,016
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   2,716 |   2,595 |   2,464 |   2,592 |   2,739 |   2,836 |   2,703 |   2,671
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      44 |      43 |      44 |      49 |      43 |      43 |      52 |      29
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,179 |   1,033 |     931 |   1,029 |   1,178 |   1,194 |   1,171 |   1,214
   PHYSICS ...............................|   1,403 |   1,451 |   1,420 |   1,446 |   1,440 |   1,538 |   1,410 |   1,319
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      90 |      68 |      69 |      68 |      78 |      61 |      70 |     109
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   3,412 |   2,881 |   2,576 |   2,793 |   2,662 |   2,915 |   3,060 |   3,147
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     278 |     224 |     200 |     197 |     171 |     207 |     173 |     170
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   2,174 |   1,709 |   1,377 |   1,326 |   1,210 |   1,287 |   1,303 |   1,291
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     341 |     243 |     317 |     407 |     356 |     402 |     409 |     510
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     619 |     705 |     682 |     863 |     925 |   1,019 |   1,175 |   1,176
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   3,455 |   3,550 |   3,337 |   3,354 |   3,564 |   3,896 |   3,890 |   3,594
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   8,249 |   7,769 |   7,835 |   8,567 |   8,412 |   9,210 |   8,927 |   8,160
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   3,113 |   3,113 |   2,918 |   2,892 |   2,884 |   2,852 |   2,663 |   2,631
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   7,943 |   7,708 |   7,133 |   6,934 |   7,275 |   7,929 |   8,313 |   8,448
   ANATOMY ...............................|     195 |     188 |     151 |     156 |     158 |     161 |     173 |     162
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     548 |     490 |     357 |     393 |     480 |     443 |     414 |     406
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   2,028 |   2,086 |   2,063 |   1,948 |   1,987 |   2,205 |   2,389 |   2,365
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     585 |     601 |     602 |     575 |     586 |     669 |     895 |     935
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      46 |      82 |      65 |      43 |      51 |      70 |      48 |      44
   BOTANY ................................|     547 |     527 |     461 |     396 |     344 |     379 |     312 |     314
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     160 |     133 |     116 |     126 |     160 |     178 |     147 |     172
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     137 |     136 |     120 |     153 |     157 |     193 |     156 |     184
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     189 |     181 |     172 |     129 |     165 |     141 |     139 |     146
   GENETICS ..............................|     223 |     204 |     159 |     134 |     161 |     195 |     228 |     209
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     611 |     589 |     453 |     479 |     477 |     496 |     536 |     528
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,153 |   1,106 |   1,084 |   1,002 |   1,067 |   1,108 |   1,158 |   1,201
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     393 |     343 |     357 |     317 |     311 |     351 |     335 |     340
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     219 |     211 |     194 |     217 |     217 |     290 |     295 |     310
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     550 |     458 |     420 |     472 |     502 |     480 |     524 |     558
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     235 |     239 |     224 |     198 |     217 |     249 |     179 |     151
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     124 |     134 |     135 |     196 |     235 |     321 |     385 |     423
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  15,991 |  16,259 |  17,189 |  18,089 |  19,400 |  21,134 |  21,016 |  21,324
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  21,531 |  20,835 |  21,243 |  23,234 |  24,756 |  26,921 |  27,756 |  28,041
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     653 |     670 |     637 |     670 |     674 |     720 |     678 |     627
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   2,088 |   2,126 |   2,106 |   2,397 |   2,556 |   2,567 |   2,689 |   2,974
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   3,868 |   3,707 |   3,562 |   3,716 |   4,258 |   4,497 |   4,384 |   4,268
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     962 |     901 |     887 |     926 |     990 |   1,131 |   1,283 |   1,250
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,289 |   1,294 |   1,248 |   1,244 |   1,220 |   1,245 |   1,282 |   1,199
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   7,338 |   7,295 |   7,957 |   8,618 |   9,160 |  10,220 |  10,701 |  10,344
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,876 |   1,842 |   1,920 |   2,204 |   2,247 |   2,565 |   2,513 |   2,589
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     217 |     222 |     206 |     312 |     300 |     320 |     304 |     366
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   3,240 |   2,778 |   2,720 |   3,147 |   3,351 |   3,656 |   3,922 |   4,424
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  23,124 |  22,997 |  22,920 |  23,469 |  26,119 |  28,813 |  27,401 |  25,831
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     951 |     976 |   1,097 |   1,126 |   1,231 |   1,274 |   1,231 |   1,064
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     239 |     209 |     236 |     204 |     181 |     184 |     177 |     162
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     497 |     471 |     481 |     516 |     538 |     634 |     660 |     575
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,006 |     777 |     765 |     771 |     931 |   1,022 |   1,041 |   1,051
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   4,308 |   4,386 |   4,389 |   4,530 |   5,205 |   5,849 |   5,478 |   5,433
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   7,399 |   7,356 |   7,438 |   7,573 |   8,250 |   9,014 |   8,359 |   7,788
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     332 |     394 |     262 |     240 |     277 |     356 |     287 |     280
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   2,192 |   2,291 |   2,451 |   2,509 |   3,173 |   3,666 |   3,370 |   3,270
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   3,261 |   3,329 |   3,234 |   3,407 |   3,805 |   4,390 |   4,216 |   3,954
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     562 |     490 |     525 |     630 |     722 |     752 |     740 |     702
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     269 |     270 |     223 |     218 |     235 |     224 |     227 |     210
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   2,108 |   2,048 |   1,819 |   1,745 |   1,571 |   1,448 |   1,615 |   1,342
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  12,425 |  13,087 |  13,767 |  14,771 |  16,749 |  18,429 |  22,019 |  24,378
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     490 |     608 |     648 |     690 |     892 |   1,015 |   1,260 |   1,350
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     519 |     568 |     490 |     444 |     453 |     554 |     617 |     631
 NURSING .................................|   2,760 |   2,790 |   2,934 |   2,958 |   3,286 |   3,223 |   3,657 |   4,332
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     402 |     417 |     448 |     508 |     563 |     410 |     445 |     411
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   2,298 |   2,634 |   2,513 |   2,663 |   2,453 |   2,942 |   3,630 |   3,698
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   3,102 |   3,223 |   3,502 |   3,623 |   4,325 |   4,771 |   5,838 |   6,211
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     150 |     119 |     160 |     168 |     152 |     167 |     207 |     165
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,704 |   2,728 |   3,072 |   3,717 |   4,625 |   5,347 |   6,365 |   7,580
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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