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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 4: by Mechanism of Support


 TABLE C-52.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
FIELDS WITH FELLOWSHIPS IN DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD: 1987-94

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                  FIELD                   |  1987   |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  21,458 |  21,850 |  22,951 |  24,734 |  26,186 |  28,064 |  28,670 |  28,595
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  19,884 |  20,409 |  21,287 |  23,049 |  24,514 |  26,230 |  26,712 |  26,520
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  15,354 |  16,028 |  16,641 |  17,949 |  18,854 |  20,261 |  20,666 |  20,623
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   1,813 |   1,782 |   1,922 |   2,230 |   2,623 |   2,797 |   2,675 |   2,416
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      73 |     103 |      88 |      90 |      99 |     111 |     135 |     132
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     880 |     937 |     967 |   1,154 |   1,384 |   1,408 |   1,360 |   1,362
   PHYSICS ...............................|     852 |     735 |     859 |     980 |   1,135 |   1,273 |   1,179 |     922
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       8 |       7 |       8 |       6 |       5 |       5 |       1 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     715 |     750 |     745 |     789 |     885 |     888 |     898 |     864
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      23 |      48 |      30 |      36 |      67 |      45 |      66 |      54
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     526 |     512 |     541 |     503 |     536 |     564 |     531 |     507
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     100 |     101 |     116 |     176 |     178 |     184 |     195 |     208
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      66 |      89 |      58 |      74 |     104 |      95 |     106 |      95
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     852 |     923 |     987 |   1,123 |   1,350 |   1,394 |   1,349 |   1,188
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     761 |     767 |     795 |     903 |     864 |     838 |     799 |     889
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     462 |     420 |     492 |     486 |     439 |     455 |     485 |     511
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   4,196 |   4,130 |   4,397 |   4,601 |   4,607 |   4,983 |   5,170 |   5,518
   ANATOMY ...............................|     162 |     143 |     182 |     164 |     143 |     236 |     159 |     183
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     522 |     502 |     586 |     594 |     575 |     615 |     633 |     609
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     706 |     763 |     856 |     878 |     864 |     896 |     928 |   1,063
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     123 |      97 |      73 |     116 |     165 |     146 |     207 |     214
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      71 |      75 |      78 |      89 |      94 |      89 |     113 |     118
   BOTANY ................................|     196 |     213 |     203 |     195 |     159 |     154 |     179 |     171
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     266 |     264 |     285 |     404 |     422 |     449 |     498 |     562
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      82 |     102 |     111 |      83 |      88 |     110 |     151 |     184
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      76 |      67 |      73 |      92 |      75 |      72 |      76 |      65
   GENETICS ..............................|     166 |     122 |     158 |     189 |     203 |     216 |     245 |     215
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     456 |     463 |     501 |     464 |     491 |     538 |     470 |     514
   NUTRITION .............................|     187 |     131 |     129 |     208 |     146 |     155 |     154 |     126
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     169 |     143 |     156 |     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 |     161 |     177 |     164 |     146 |     161 |     161 |     154
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     232 |     287 |     162 |     184 |     230 |     268 |     272 |     328
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,351 |   1,453 |   1,398 |   1,587 |   1,639 |   1,836 |   1,916 |   1,849
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   5,204 |   5,803 |   5,905 |   6,230 |   6,447 |   7,070 |   7,374 |   7,388
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     126 |     120 |     149 |     165 |     164 |     159 |     132 |     115
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     617 |     706 |     769 |     794 |     810 |     968 |   1,024 |   1,028
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     982 |   1,238 |   1,270 |   1,192 |   1,293 |   1,339 |   1,371 |   1,462
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     148 |     177 |     175 |     166 |     162 |     192 |     190 |     215
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     289 |     276 |     279 |     319 |     315 |     289 |     328 |     340
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   1,923 |   2,123 |   2,047 |   2,231 |   2,357 |   2,533 |   2,553 |   2,519
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     629 |     622 |     605 |     625 |     661 |     781 |     914 |     851
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      27 |      33 |      44 |      46 |      49 |      50 |      46 |      51
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     463 |     508 |     567 |     692 |     636 |     759 |     816 |     807
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   4,530 |   4,381 |   4,646 |   5,100 |   5,660 |   5,969 |   6,046 |   5,897
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     177 |     175 |     193 |     242 |     345 |     350 |     349 |     322
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      74 |      68 |      55 |      44 |      51 |      80 |      83 |      79
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     130 |     179 |     200 |     214 |     223 |     317 |     348 |     382
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     798 |     703 |     646 |     730 |     672 |     710 |     702 |     679
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     456 |     545 |     616 |     606 |     674 |     786 |     876 |     842
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,059 |   1,033 |   1,194 |   1,239 |   1,386 |   1,466 |   1,425 |   1,445
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     136 |     152 |     178 |     190 |     195 |     178 |     190 |     164
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     194 |     174 |     207 |     241 |     258 |     257 |     272 |     269
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     628 |     545 |     566 |     703 |     850 |     874 |     895 |     921
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     236 |     261 |     259 |     363 |     387 |     446 |     441 |     419
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     132 |     133 |     137 |     136 |     130 |     147 |     118 |     119
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     510 |     413 |     395 |     392 |     489 |     358 |     347 |     256
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,574 |   1,441 |   1,664 |   1,685 |   1,672 |   1,834 |   1,958 |   2,075
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     154 |     199 |     208 |     236 |     254 |     323 |     294 |     254
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      89 |      76 |      81 |      87 |      85 |      93 |      75 |      76
 NURSING .................................|     202 |     259 |     283 |     262 |     227 |     255 |     294 |     380
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     245 |     221 |     232 |     243 |     253 |     213 |     206 |     240
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     376 |     210 |     260 |     292 |     229 |     195 |     301 |     333
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     201 |     197 |     256 |     250 |     268 |     291 |     304 |     278
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      46 |      50 |      64 |      59 |      41 |      43 |      36 |      30
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     261 |     229 |     280 |     256 |     315 |     421 |     448 |     484
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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