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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


 TABLE A-34.  PART-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
 FIELDS IN DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD, SEX, AND INSTITUTIONAL
                                CONTROL: 1994

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                                          |         |        SEX        |      CONTROL
                  FIELD                   |  TOTAL  |                   |
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                                          |         |   MEN   |  WOMEN  | PUBLIC  | PRIVATE
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............| 133,516 |  73,001 |  60,515 |  90,591 |  42,925
                                          |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 106,535 |  68,638 |  37,897 |  71,285 |  35,250
                                          |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  69,946 |  37,760 |  32,186 |  45,852 |  24,094
                                          |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   3,442 |   2,420 |   1,022 |   2,533 |     909
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      20 |      18 |       2 |      18 |       2
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   2,062 |   1,300 |     762 |   1,351 |     711
   PHYSICS ...............................|   1,241 |   1,036 |     205 |   1,062 |     179
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     119 |      66 |      53 |     102 |      17
                                          |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   3,383 |   2,258 |   1,125 |   2,898 |     485
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     109 |      85 |      24 |     100 |       9
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,496 |   1,111 |     385 |   1,375 |     121
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     400 |     208 |     192 |     309 |      91
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   1,378 |     854 |     524 |   1,114 |     264
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   3,970 |   2,453 |   1,517 |   2,855 |   1,115
                                          |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  13,192 |   9,781 |   3,411 |   6,608 |   6,584
                                          |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,331 |   1,537 |     794 |   2,310 |      21
                                          |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   7,535 |   3,451 |   4,084 |   5,733 |   1,802
   ANATOMY ...............................|      96 |      47 |      49 |      88 |       8
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     360 |     209 |     151 |     238 |     122
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   2,482 |   1,225 |   1,257 |   1,732 |     750
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     654 |     242 |     412 |     400 |     254
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      24 |      22 |       2 |      17 |       7
   BOTANY ................................|     396 |     229 |     167 |     388 |       8
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     177 |      83 |      94 |     143 |      34
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     233 |     128 |     105 |     232 |       1
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     197 |     136 |      61 |     197 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|      96 |      39 |      57 |      45 |      51
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     417 |     185 |     232 |     281 |     136
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,083 |     227 |     856 |     868 |     215
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     245 |     114 |     131 |     142 |     103
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     159 |      84 |      75 |     123 |      36
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     157 |      73 |      84 |     124 |      33
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     373 |     227 |     146 |     365 |       8
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     386 |     181 |     205 |     350 |      36
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  11,545 |   3,239 |   8,306 |   5,076 |   6,469
                                          |         |         |         |         |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  24,548 |  12,621 |  11,927 |  17,839 |   6,709
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     330 |     223 |     107 |     330 |       0
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,696 |     626 |   1,070 |   1,378 |     318
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   2,665 |   1,821 |     844 |   1,827 |     838
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     971 |     633 |     338 |     893 |      78
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     524 |     169 |     355 |     441 |      83
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|  11,881 |   6,235 |   5,646 |   8,039 |   3,842
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,984 |     762 |   1,222 |   1,608 |     376
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     254 |     100 |     154 |     181 |      73
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   4,243 |   2,052 |   2,191 |   3,142 |   1,101
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  36,589 |  30,878 |   5,711 |  25,433 |  11,156
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     687 |     611 |      76 |     592 |      95
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     182 |     157 |      25 |     182 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     420 |     322 |      98 |     271 |     149
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,587 |   1,209 |     378 |   1,266 |     321
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   6,281 |   5,051 |   1,230 |   4,445 |   1,836
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  12,017 |  10,507 |   1,510 |   7,526 |   4,491
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     726 |     632 |      94 |     672 |      54
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   6,751 |   5,483 |   1,268 |   4,592 |   2,159
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   5,266 |   4,717 |     549 |   3,780 |   1,486
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     987 |     774 |     213 |     641 |     346
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     249 |     213 |      36 |     236 |      13
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,436 |   1,202 |     234 |   1,230 |     206
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  26,981 |   4,363 |  22,618 |  19,306 |   7,675
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     451 |     159 |     292 |     317 |     134
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     151 |      96 |      55 |     106 |      45
 NURSING .................................|  15,583 |     669 |  14,914 |  12,048 |   3,535
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     702 |     366 |     336 |     416 |     286
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   4,584 |   1,775 |   2,809 |   2,742 |   1,842
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   1,794 |     171 |   1,623 |   1,140 |     654
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     179 |      98 |      81 |     179 |       0
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   3,537 |   1,029 |   2,508 |   2,358 |   1,179
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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