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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


 TABLE A-24.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN
  DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD, INSTITUTIONAL CONTROL, SEX, AND
                          LEVEL OF DEPARTMENT: 1994

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                                          |         |      CONTROL      |        SEX        |    LEVEL OF DEPARTMENT
                  FIELD                   |  TOTAL  |                   |                   |
                                                     ___________________ ___________________ ___________________________
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |             |
                                          |         | PUBLIC  | PRIVATE |   MEN   |  WOMEN  |DOCTORATE 1/ |  MASTER'S
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |             |
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                                          |         |         |         |         |         |             |
  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............| 441,480 | 307,646 | 133,834 | 260,624 | 180,856 |   353,483   |    87,997
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |             |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 380,868 | 263,477 | 117,391 | 246,453 | 134,415 |   318,703   |    62,165
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |             |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................| 274,820 | 187,373 |  87,447 | 157,259 | 117,561 |   226,595   |    48,225
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |             |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  32,744 |  23,626 |   9,118 |  24,198 |   8,546 |    30,890   |     1,854
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     973 |     591 |     382 |     750 |     223 |       944   |        29
   CHEMISTRY .............................|  18,754 |  13,538 |   5,216 |  12,382 |   6,372 |    17,778   |       976
   PHYSICS ...............................|  12,734 |   9,231 |   3,503 |  10,904 |   1,830 |    12,094   |       640
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     283 |     266 |      17 |     162 |     121 |        74   |       209
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |             |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|  14,273 |  11,556 |   2,717 |   9,570 |   4,703 |    11,884   |     2,389
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|   1,090 |   1,071 |      19 |     848 |     242 |     1,041   |        49
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   7,260 |   5,846 |   1,414 |   5,158 |   2,102 |     6,151   |     1,109
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|   2,678 |   2,119 |     559 |   1,651 |   1,027 |     2,484   |       194
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   3,245 |   2,520 |     725 |   1,913 |   1,332 |     2,208   |     1,037
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |             |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|  17,392 |  13,173 |   4,219 |  11,791 |   5,601 |    14,510   |     2,882
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |             |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  28,489 |  17,032 |  11,457 |  21,911 |   6,578 |    21,089   |     7,400
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |             |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|  11,470 |  11,032 |     438 |   7,503 |   3,967 |    10,138   |     1,332
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |             |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  53,601 |  38,762 |  14,839 |  28,009 |  25,592 |    48,929   |     4,672
   ANATOMY ...............................|   1,088 |     805 |     283 |     557 |     531 |     1,062   |        26
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   5,501 |   3,809 |   1,692 |   3,177 |   2,324 |     5,449   |        52
   BIOLOGY ...............................|  11,098 |   7,724 |   3,374 |   5,931 |   5,167 |     8,796   |     2,302
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|   2,710 |   1,732 |     978 |   1,124 |   1,586 |     2,484   |       226
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     793 |     414 |     379 |     575 |     218 |       793   |         0
   BOTANY ................................|   2,741 |   2,621 |     120 |   1,580 |   1,161 |     2,628   |       113
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   3,836 |   2,278 |   1,558 |   2,064 |   1,772 |     3,790   |        46
   ECOLOGY ...............................|   1,420 |   1,314 |     106 |     762 |     658 |     1,396   |        24
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|   1,263 |   1,193 |      70 |     846 |     417 |     1,198   |        65
   GENETICS ..............................|   1,649 |   1,083 |     566 |     783 |     866 |     1,589   |        60
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   5,103 |   3,607 |   1,496 |   2,619 |   2,484 |     4,917   |       186
   NUTRITION .............................|   4,152 |   3,408 |     744 |   1,196 |   2,956 |     3,396   |       756
   PATHOLOGY .............................|   1,612 |   1,055 |     557 |     881 |     731 |     1,396   |       216
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   2,837 |   1,986 |     851 |   1,488 |   1,349 |     2,819   |        18
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   2,378 |   1,521 |     857 |   1,392 |     986 |     2,218   |       160
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   2,085 |   1,951 |     134 |   1,212 |     873 |     2,042   |        43
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|   3,335 |   2,261 |   1,074 |   1,822 |   1,513 |     2,956   |       379
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |             |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  39,707 |  19,946 |  19,761 |  12,508 |  27,199 |    32,140   |     7,567
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |             |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  77,144 |  52,246 |  24,898 |  41,769 |  35,375 |    57,015   |    20,129
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   2,222 |   2,107 |     115 |   1,490 |     732 |     1,950   |       272
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   7,418 |   5,399 |   2,019 |   2,974 |   4,444 |     6,309   |     1,109
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|  12,377 |   7,989 |   4,388 |   8,784 |   3,593 |    11,083   |     1,294
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   3,740 |   3,407 |     333 |   2,434 |   1,306 |     2,649   |     1,091
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   2,983 |   2,105 |     878 |   1,154 |   1,829 |     2,344   |       639
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|  28,206 |  16,764 |  11,442 |  15,639 |  12,567 |    18,833   |     9,373
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   8,247 |   6,067 |   2,180 |   3,286 |   4,961 |     7,061   |     1,186
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     901 |     718 |     183 |     365 |     536 |       468   |       433
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|  11,050 |   7,690 |   3,360 |   5,643 |   5,407 |     6,318   |     4,732
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |             |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................| 106,048 |  76,104 |  29,944 |  89,194 |  16,854 |    92,108   |    13,940
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   3,652 |   2,871 |     781 |   3,301 |     351 |     3,329   |       323
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|   1,061 |   1,006 |      55 |     861 |     200 |       995   |        66
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,645 |   1,572 |   1,073 |   1,976 |     669 |     2,587   |        58
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   7,599 |   5,647 |   1,952 |   6,039 |   1,560 |     7,308   |       291
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|  18,449 |  13,772 |   4,677 |  14,541 |   3,908 |    15,479   |     2,970
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  30,841 |  20,623 |  10,218 |  27,057 |   3,784 |    27,772   |     3,069
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|   2,069 |   1,359 |     710 |   1,776 |     293 |     1,521   |       548
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|  12,312 |   8,971 |   3,341 |   9,828 |   2,484 |     8,526   |     3,786
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|  16,811 |  12,460 |   4,351 |  15,085 |   1,726 |    15,487   |     1,324
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   5,071 |   3,596 |   1,475 |   4,022 |   1,049 |     4,828   |       243
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|   1,246 |   1,062 |     184 |   1,093 |     153 |     1,214   |        32
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   4,292 |   3,165 |   1,127 |   3,615 |     677 |     3,062   |     1,230
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  60,612 |  44,169 |  16,443 |  14,171 |  46,441 |    34,780   |    25,832
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|   2,605 |   1,629 |     976 |   1,215 |   1,390 |     1,399   |     1,206
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|   1,195 |     915 |     280 |     818 |     377 |       517   |       678
 NURSING .................................|  22,341 |  17,769 |   4,572 |   1,170 |  21,171 |    13,099   |     9,242
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|   2,890 |   2,335 |     555 |   1,587 |   1,303 |     2,761   |       129
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   9,889 |   6,381 |   3,508 |   3,877 |   6,012 |     6,791   |     3,098
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   8,158 |   6,510 |   1,648 |     735 |   7,423 |     3,995   |     4,163
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     858 |     807 |      51 |     454 |     404 |       781   |        77
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  12,676 |   7,823 |   4,853 |   4,315 |   8,361 |     5,437   |     7,239
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1/  INCLUDES ALL STUDENTS ENROLLED IN DOCTORATE-LEVEL DEPARTMENTS
KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING