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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 4: by Mechanism of Support


 TABLE C-64.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
  FIELDS WITH OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT 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 .............|  89,005 |  88,971 |  89,159 |  93,348 |  99,863 | 108,437 | 110,180 | 110,160
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  78,548 |  77,673 |  77,324 |  80,604 |  85,708 |  92,886 |  91,784 |  90,186
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  56,794 |  56,005 |  55,690 |  58,566 |  60,917 |  65,687 |  65,927 |  65,719
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   2,483 |   2,340 |   2,171 |   2,334 |   2,501 |   2,601 |   2,423 |   2,409
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      44 |      43 |      44 |      49 |      43 |      43 |      52 |      29
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,045 |     891 |     768 |     874 |   1,051 |   1,071 |   1,011 |   1,088
   PHYSICS ...............................|   1,336 |   1,358 |   1,306 |   1,357 |   1,345 |   1,433 |   1,303 |   1,213
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      58 |      48 |      53 |      54 |      62 |      54 |      57 |      79
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   3,132 |   2,605 |   2,357 |   2,583 |   2,415 |   2,637 |   2,710 |   2,785
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     278 |     224 |     193 |     197 |     171 |     207 |     173 |     170
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   2,002 |   1,547 |   1,274 |   1,218 |   1,125 |   1,173 |   1,203 |   1,185
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     325 |     230 |     301 |     390 |     340 |     382 |     398 |     498
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     527 |     604 |     589 |     778 |     779 |     875 |     936 |     932
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   3,070 |   3,185 |   3,039 |   3,063 |   3,246 |   3,581 |   3,544 |   3,240
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   6,776 |   6,536 |   6,617 |   7,048 |   6,974 |   7,694 |   7,606 |   7,110
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,844 |   2,850 |   2,667 |   2,699 |   2,622 |   2,625 |   2,353 |   2,282
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   7,171 |   6,943 |   6,351 |   6,189 |   6,560 |   7,104 |   7,282 |   7,416
   ANATOMY ...............................|     195 |     188 |     151 |     156 |     158 |     161 |     173 |     162
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     536 |     485 |     354 |     389 |     480 |     442 |     394 |     385
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,437 |   1,465 |   1,419 |   1,334 |   1,428 |   1,579 |   1,638 |   1,637
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     585 |     601 |     602 |     575 |     586 |     669 |     895 |     935
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      46 |      82 |      65 |      43 |      51 |      70 |      48 |      44
   BOTANY ................................|     534 |     519 |     458 |     390 |     337 |     365 |     312 |     310
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     160 |     133 |     116 |     126 |     160 |     178 |     144 |     170
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     133 |     128 |     119 |     151 |     150 |     177 |     140 |     171
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     189 |     181 |     172 |     129 |     165 |     141 |     139 |     146
   GENETICS ..............................|     184 |     166 |     140 |     122 |     150 |     184 |     213 |     160
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     600 |     585 |     448 |     470 |     472 |     483 |     531 |     523
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,080 |   1,042 |   1,003 |     957 |   1,019 |   1,035 |   1,042 |   1,075
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     381 |     339 |     346 |     293 |     287 |     326 |     305 |     311
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     219 |     211 |     194 |     217 |     217 |     290 |     294 |     310
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     550 |     458 |     420 |     472 |     502 |     480 |     524 |     558
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     234 |     238 |     224 |     198 |     207 |     241 |     179 |     151
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     108 |     122 |     120 |     167 |     191 |     283 |     311 |     368
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  12,391 |  12,744 |  13,396 |  13,776 |  14,548 |  15,511 |  15,244 |  15,431
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  18,927 |  18,802 |  19,092 |  20,874 |  22,051 |  23,934 |  24,765 |  25,046
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     644 |     662 |     631 |     667 |     667 |     709 |     654 |     614
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   2,020 |   2,057 |   2,026 |   2,322 |   2,475 |   2,470 |   2,597 |   2,864
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   3,608 |   3,511 |   3,364 |   3,516 |   3,995 |   4,171 |   4,096 |   4,027
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     797 |     699 |     700 |     777 |     820 |     957 |   1,076 |   1,018
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,244 |   1,241 |   1,194 |   1,215 |   1,189 |   1,177 |   1,200 |   1,113
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   6,269 |   6,321 |   6,884 |   7,413 |   7,781 |   8,792 |   9,316 |   9,011
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,670 |   1,652 |   1,730 |   1,969 |   1,962 |   2,222 |   2,123 |   2,220
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     188 |     196 |     183 |     278 |     264 |     284 |     285 |     327
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   2,487 |   2,463 |   2,380 |   2,717 |   2,898 |   3,152 |   3,418 |   3,852
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  21,754 |  21,668 |  21,634 |  22,038 |  24,791 |  27,199 |  25,857 |  24,467
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     937 |     964 |   1,076 |   1,064 |   1,182 |   1,251 |   1,208 |   1,035
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     239 |     209 |     236 |     204 |     181 |     184 |     177 |     162
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     459 |     420 |     443 |     479 |     513 |     610 |     630 |     536
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     947 |     732 |     751 |     758 |     921 |   1,005 |   1,007 |   1,025
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   4,079 |   4,126 |   4,152 |   4,359 |   4,950 |   5,479 |   5,087 |   5,088
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   6,951 |   6,907 |   6,917 |   7,013 |   7,803 |   8,469 |   7,884 |   7,359
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     319 |     387 |     256 |     232 |     275 |     355 |     286 |     278
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   2,100 |   2,182 |   2,314 |   2,269 |   3,022 |   3,481 |   3,197 |   3,109
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   3,102 |   3,185 |   3,070 |   3,222 |   3,623 |   4,151 |   4,054 |   3,851
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     541 |     476 |     506 |     615 |     710 |     740 |     729 |     695
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     269 |     270 |     223 |     218 |     235 |     224 |     227 |     210
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,811 |   1,810 |   1,690 |   1,605 |   1,376 |   1,250 |   1,371 |   1,119
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  10,457 |  11,298 |  11,835 |  12,744 |  14,155 |  15,551 |  18,396 |  19,974
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     452 |     498 |     523 |     581 |     763 |     855 |   1,097 |   1,112
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     519 |     568 |     490 |     444 |     453 |     554 |     617 |     631
 NURSING .................................|   2,425 |   2,389 |   2,529 |   2,569 |   2,765 |   2,645 |   3,001 |   3,535
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     401 |     416 |     448 |     508 |     563 |     410 |     442 |     411
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   2,248 |   2,591 |   2,481 |   2,612 |   2,400 |   2,903 |   3,542 |   3,612
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   2,266 |   2,532 |   2,648 |   2,682 |   3,120 |   3,505 |   4,155 |   4,330
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     138 |     107 |     146 |     166 |     150 |     165 |     200 |     161
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,008 |   2,197 |   2,570 |   3,182 |   3,941 |   4,514 |   5,342 |   6,182
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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