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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 4: by Mechanism of Support


 TABLE C-55.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
FIELDS WITH TRAINEESHIPS 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 .............|  13,532 |  13,917 |  14,131 |  14,792 |  14,798 |  14,802 |  14,804 |  15,014
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   9,032 |   9,356 |   9,608 |   9,937 |  10,264 |   9,842 |  10,053 |  10,155
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   8,130 |   8,425 |   8,623 |   8,927 |   9,174 |   8,855 |   9,025 |   9,221
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     531 |     492 |     580 |     658 |     784 |     694 |     742 |     665
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      17 |      29 |      39 |      41 |      47 |      35 |      31 |      42
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     382 |     314 |     405 |     489 |     538 |     491 |     543 |     429
   PHYSICS ...............................|     111 |     147 |     136 |     128 |     197 |     163 |     168 |     194
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      21 |       2 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       5 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     165 |     152 |     111 |      84 |      93 |     120 |     153 |     138
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      14 |       5 |       2 |       7 |       2 |       3 |       2 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      77 |      55 |      54 |      50 |      51 |      77 |      87 |      73
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      49 |      33 |      22 |       0 |       8 |       8 |      14 |       8
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      25 |      59 |      33 |      27 |      32 |      32 |      50 |      57
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     149 |     191 |     210 |     181 |     207 |     220 |     258 |     257
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      80 |     101 |     125 |     143 |     129 |     141 |     205 |     231
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     150 |     155 |     122 |     111 |     105 |     110 |     151 |     116
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   4,390 |   4,590 |   4,665 |   4,851 |   5,077 |   4,806 |   4,876 |   5,211
   ANATOMY ...............................|     138 |     158 |     130 |     137 |     159 |      84 |      88 |     113
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     556 |     631 |     714 |     727 |     756 |     711 |     646 |     665
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     506 |     484 |     516 |     505 |     489 |     460 |     413 |     427
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     217 |     207 |     216 |     235 |     276 |     262 |     294 |     277
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     109 |     112 |     137 |     150 |     141 |     153 |     154 |     152
   BOTANY ................................|      44 |      41 |      39 |      36 |      38 |      33 |      60 |      48
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     526 |     598 |     584 |     617 |     679 |     714 |     703 |     896
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      15 |       7 |       6 |      13 |      15 |      19 |      18 |      24
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      23 |      13 |      31 |      34 |      19 |      18 |      19 |      17
   GENETICS ..............................|     234 |     195 |     232 |     199 |     241 |     282 |     291 |     314
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     618 |     749 |     674 |     695 |     735 |     673 |     751 |     749
   NUTRITION .............................|     150 |     129 |     130 |     116 |     109 |      89 |     110 |     137
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     144 |     154 |     143 |     159 |     132 |     116 |     116 |     155
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     574 |     546 |     601 |     586 |     601 |     563 |     570 |     564
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     267 |     302 |     289 |     335 |     366 |     296 |     321 |     332
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      43 |      35 |      47 |      50 |      71 |      54 |      37 |      37
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     226 |     229 |     176 |     257 |     250 |     279 |     285 |     304
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,194 |   1,147 |   1,112 |   1,065 |   1,110 |   1,106 |   1,047 |     994
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   1,471 |   1,597 |   1,698 |   1,834 |   1,669 |   1,658 |   1,593 |   1,609
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      40 |      36 |      31 |      38 |      43 |      37 |      15 |      14
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      83 |      96 |     132 |     133 |     136 |     158 |     108 |     113
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     279 |     284 |     375 |     370 |     318 |     346 |     294 |     288
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      19 |      25 |      21 |      20 |      33 |      32 |      28 |      34
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      46 |      77 |      60 |      69 |      73 |      51 |      30 |      59
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     508 |     459 |     501 |     621 |     568 |     610 |     741 |     672
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     211 |     256 |     242 |     242 |     234 |     218 |     158 |     217
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      19 |       7 |       3 |       7 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       2
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     266 |     357 |     333 |     334 |     263 |     205 |     219 |     210
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     902 |     931 |     985 |   1,010 |   1,090 |     987 |   1,028 |     934
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      48 |      53 |      51 |      49 |      51 |      25 |      29 |      25
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      12 |      23 |      21 |      21 |      18 |      15 |      11 |       6
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      74 |      57 |      64 |      86 |     119 |      97 |     112 |     118
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     122 |     104 |     145 |     147 |     173 |     153 |     123 |      98
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     208 |     194 |     200 |     211 |     209 |     213 |     205 |     202
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     134 |     156 |     159 |     157 |     182 |     159 |     169 |     157
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      15 |      21 |      15 |      22 |      31 |      24 |      20 |      15
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      48 |      44 |      43 |      36 |      31 |      27 |      47 |      32
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     146 |     176 |     187 |     177 |     173 |     162 |     210 |     181
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      44 |      64 |      65 |      60 |      65 |      57 |      44 |      39
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      33 |      19 |      19 |      22 |      20 |      25 |      30 |      29
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      18 |      20 |      16 |      22 |      18 |      30 |      28 |      32
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   4,500 |   4,561 |   4,523 |   4,855 |   4,534 |   4,960 |   4,751 |   4,859
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     275 |     225 |     270 |     279 |     289 |     329 |     262 |     325
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      54 |      45 |      57 |      54 |      54 |      80 |      86 |      78
 NURSING .................................|   2,187 |   2,238 |   1,983 |   2,137 |   2,029 |   2,159 |   2,127 |   2,242
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      47 |      42 |      50 |      56 |      71 |      73 |      62 |      65
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     897 |     920 |     932 |     933 |     903 |     851 |     697 |     629
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     523 |     554 |     547 |     606 |     531 |     704 |     623 |     597
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      11 |      16 |      40 |      49 |      42 |      54 |      45 |      55
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     506 |     521 |     644 |     741 |     615 |     710 |     849 |     868
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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