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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 4: by Mechanism of Support


 TABLE C-61.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
  FIELDS WITH TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS 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 .............|  60,604 |  60,923 |  62,114 |  62,631 |  62,796 |  63,422 |  65,142 |  64,804
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  58,433 |  58,793 |  59,903 |  60,383 |  60,434 |  61,050 |  62,784 |  62,155
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  47,524 |  47,887 |  49,035 |  49,700 |  49,488 |  50,465 |  51,867 |  51,561
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  11,422 |  11,273 |  11,453 |  11,577 |  11,410 |  11,619 |  11,909 |  11,675
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     209 |     192 |     219 |     227 |     224 |     226 |     235 |     283
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   7,072 |   6,880 |   6,930 |   6,948 |   6,848 |   7,117 |   7,355 |   7,287
   PHYSICS ...............................|   4,123 |   4,183 |   4,295 |   4,389 |   4,327 |   4,262 |   4,306 |   4,090
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      18 |      18 |       9 |      13 |      11 |      14 |      13 |      15
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   2,372 |   2,422 |   2,347 |   2,294 |   2,255 |   2,339 |   2,419 |   2,389
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      66 |      69 |      79 |      95 |      90 |      98 |     113 |     110
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,928 |   2,004 |   1,890 |   1,811 |   1,787 |   1,818 |   1,828 |   1,831
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     168 |     165 |     166 |     165 |     157 |     172 |     202 |     193
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     210 |     184 |     212 |     223 |     221 |     251 |     276 |     255
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   7,205 |   7,344 |   7,548 |   7,586 |   7,480 |   7,437 |   7,283 |   7,257
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   3,252 |   3,289 |   3,345 |   3,497 |   3,355 |   3,390 |   3,453 |   3,309
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     708 |     801 |     730 |     743 |     749 |     774 |     869 |     871
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   8,240 |   8,180 |   8,467 |   8,288 |   8,328 |   8,484 |   8,714 |   8,826
   ANATOMY ...............................|     203 |     203 |     219 |     188 |     190 |     155 |     201 |     157
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     660 |     637 |     669 |     610 |     576 |     605 |     633 |     650
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   3,231 |   3,206 |   3,356 |   3,291 |   3,273 |   3,350 |   3,317 |   3,361
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      46 |      51 |      59 |      60 |      87 |     138 |     130 |     120
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      21 |      26 |      35 |      34 |      50 |      38 |      45 |      42
   BOTANY ................................|     651 |     611 |     568 |     583 |     578 |     589 |     591 |     595
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     242 |     238 |     245 |     223 |     280 |     313 |     349 |     401
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     313 |     319 |     344 |     349 |     343 |     351 |     351 |     375
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     127 |     144 |     142 |     138 |     119 |     129 |     127 |     121
   GENETICS ..............................|     150 |     127 |     126 |     164 |     135 |     148 |     157 |     110
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     718 |     716 |     717 |     714 |     667 |     607 |     651 |     646
   NUTRITION .............................|     244 |     251 |     245 |     266 |     269 |     253 |     293 |     368
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      48 |      50 |      72 |      48 |      74 |      67 |      83 |      83
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     214 |     216 |     231 |     227 |     237 |     219 |     226 |     246
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     319 |     326 |     341 |     334 |     298 |     306 |     305 |     272
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     893 |     878 |     873 |     829 |     843 |     829 |     872 |     887
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     160 |     181 |     225 |     230 |     309 |     387 |     383 |     392
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   4,990 |   5,041 |   5,254 |   5,324 |   5,294 |   5,422 |   5,898 |   5,729
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   9,335 |   9,537 |   9,891 |  10,391 |  10,617 |  11,000 |  11,322 |  11,505
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     124 |     124 |     138 |     179 |     155 |     151 |     152 |     189
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     965 |     989 |     988 |   1,024 |   1,100 |   1,173 |   1,144 |   1,266
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   2,710 |   2,618 |   2,760 |   2,798 |   2,755 |   2,814 |   2,768 |   2,766
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     757 |     745 |     759 |     771 |     855 |     852 |     872 |     896
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     622 |     687 |     671 |     731 |     756 |     715 |     719 |     758
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   1,918 |   2,016 |   2,050 |   2,377 |   2,379 |   2,455 |   2,719 |   2,581
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,519 |   1,577 |   1,663 |   1,661 |   1,792 |   1,843 |   1,931 |   1,969
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     166 |     179 |     210 |     200 |     171 |     196 |     161 |     164
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     554 |     602 |     652 |     650 |     654 |     801 |     856 |     916
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  10,909 |  10,906 |  10,868 |  10,683 |  10,946 |  10,585 |  10,917 |  10,594
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     378 |     391 |     388 |     454 |     460 |     429 |     381 |     338
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      70 |      71 |      47 |      40 |      43 |      44 |      51 |      51
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     108 |     118 |     114 |     130 |     154 |     159 |     173 |     182
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     988 |     949 |     896 |     932 |     993 |   1,002 |   1,014 |     966
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   1,721 |   1,705 |   1,680 |   1,609 |   1,617 |   1,596 |   1,779 |   1,885
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   3,298 |   3,302 |   3,394 |   3,320 |   3,359 |   3,320 |   3,319 |   3,122
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     263 |     244 |     218 |     228 |     250 |     222 |     242 |     208
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     781 |     741 |     806 |     831 |     873 |     865 |     923 |     903
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,203 |   2,225 |   2,198 |   2,189 |   2,149 |   2,132 |   2,217 |   2,064
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     327 |     315 |     354 |     326 |     370 |     351 |     371 |     380
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     102 |     118 |     113 |      93 |      93 |      90 |      86 |     107
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     670 |     727 |     660 |     531 |     585 |     375 |     361 |     388
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,171 |   2,130 |   2,211 |   2,248 |   2,362 |   2,372 |   2,358 |   2,649
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      43 |      40 |      49 |      34 |      45 |      50 |      34 |      69
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     207 |     178 |     204 |     223 |     266 |     233 |     192 |     218
 NURSING .................................|     321 |     295 |     329 |     332 |     373 |     310 |     303 |     356
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     631 |     631 |     660 |     638 |     594 |     630 |     655 |     664
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      92 |      78 |      71 |     110 |     138 |     122 |      94 |     115
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     584 |     586 |     528 |     520 |     524 |     539 |     567 |     624
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      75 |      84 |      64 |      62 |      54 |      70 |      53 |      39
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     218 |     238 |     306 |     329 |     368 |     418 |     460 |     564
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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